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ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION SYSTEM EIS 1104

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BENEFICIARY EXCHANGE (BENDEX)

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EIS 1104 – BENEFICIARY EXCHANGE (BENDEX)


I. GENERAL INFORMATION

II. BENDEX PROCESSING

III. BENDEX INFORMATION SHEET

IV. OnLine Verification System Information:

IV. D. HIB Entitlement (Part A)

IV. E. SMI (Supplemental Medical Insurance) Entitlement (PartB)

IV. F. Payment History

IV. G. Logoff Procedures

V. USE OF FORMS

VI. MESSAGE LIST

VII. DEFINITION LISTING

VIII. SSA SYSTEMS INTERFACE IDENTIFICATION CODES


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EIS 1104 – BENEFICIARY EXCHANGE (BENDEX)

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I. GENERAL INFORMATION

A. Timely adjustment of assistance after a reported change in RSDI benefits.

B. Reduction in processing time due to less frequent use of the SSA-1610 (Information Request and Report) and DSS-1639 (Assistance and Services Referral Form).

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II. BENDEX PROCESSING

A. When an individual becomes eligible for public assistance:

B. On-line BENDEX is updated, and a BENDEX information screen is produced when one of the following occurs:

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III. BENDEX INFORMATION SHEET

A. BENDEX Data Exchange Information Sheet County Information

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III. (CONT’D)

B. CNDS Demographic Details

C. SSA Demographic Details

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III. C. (CONT’D)

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III. C. 15. (CONT’D)

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III. C. (CONT’D)

D. Claim Information

 

Adjustment:

AD

Adjusted for dual-entitlement.

 

AS

Adjusted for simultaneous entitlement.

 

A9

All other adjustment actions.

       
 

Current Payment:

CP

Current Payment Status Code.

       
 

RRB Involvement:

E

RRB paying benefits.

       

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III. D.6. (CONT’D)

 

Current Payment:

CA

Claim has been adjudicated; Entitlement is a future date.

 

Advanced Filing Deferred:

DP

Receipt of public assistance.

 

DW

Receipt of worker’s compensation.

 

D1

Engaging in foreign work.

   

D2

Beneficiary overpaid because of work.

   

D3

Auxiliary’s benefits withheld because of D2 status for primary beneficiary.

   

D4

Failure to have child in care.

   

D5

Auxiliary’s benefits withheld because of a D1 status for primary beneficiary.

   

D6

Deferred to recover overpayment for reason not attributable to earnings.

   

D9

Miscellaneous deferment.

       
 

Denied:

N

Disallowed claim.

   

ND

Disability claim denied.

       
 

Delayed:

K

Advanced filing for deferred payment.

   

L

Advanced filing.

   

P

Adjudication pending.

   

PB

Benefits delayed, due but not paid.

   

PT

Claim terminated from delayed status.

   

R

Kill Credit (deletes payment record).

       
 

Suspended:

S0

Determination of continuing disability is pending.

   

S1

Beneficiary engaged in work outside the U.S.

   

S2

Beneficiary is working in the U.S. and expects to earn in excess of annual allowable limit.

   

S3

Auxiliary’s benefits withheld because of S2 status of primary beneficiary.

   

S4

Failure to have child in care.

   

S5

Auxiliary’s benefits withheld due to S1 status for primary beneficiary.

   

S6

Check was returned – correct address being developed.

   

S7

Disabled beneficiary suspended due to refusal of vocational rehabilitation; imprisoned; extended trial work period.

   

S8

Suspended while payee is being determined.

   

S9

Suspended for reason not separately defined.

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III. D.6. (CONT’D)

   

SD

Technical entitlement only. Beneficiary is entitled on another claim.

   

SF

Special age 72 beneficiary fails to meet residency requirement.

   

SH

Special age 72 beneficiary is receiving a Government pension.

   

SJ

Alien suspension.

   

SK

Beneficiary has been deported.

   

SL

Beneficiary resides in a country to which checks cannot be sent.

   

SM

Beneficiary refused cash benefits (entitled to HI-SMI only).

   

SP

Special age 72 beneficiary suspended due to receiving public assistance.

   

SS

Post secondary student summer suspension.

   

SW

Suspended because of worker’s compensation.

       
 

Terminated:

TA

Terminated prior to entitlement.

   

TB

Mother, father terminated because beneficiary is entitled to disabled widow(er)’s benefits.

   

TC

Disabled widow attained age 62 and is not entitled as an aged widow.

   

TJ

Advanced – filed claim terminated after maturity.

   

TL

Termination of post secondary student.

   

TP

Terminated because of change in type of benefit or post-entitlement action.

   

T

Converted from disability benefits to retirement benefits upon reaching age 65.

   

T0

Benefits are payable by some other agency.

   

T1

Terminated due to death of the beneficiary.

   

T2

Auxiliary terminated due to death of the primary.

   

T3

Terminated due to divorce, marriage or remarriage of the beneficiary.

   

T4

Child attained age 18 or 22 and is not disabled; mother/father terminated because last child attained age 18.

   

T5

Beneficiary entitled to other benefits equal or larger.

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III. D.6. (CONT’D)

 

Terminated:

T6

Child is no longer a student or disabled; or the last entitled child died or married.

   

T7

Child beneficiary was adopted.

   

T8

Primary beneficiary no longer disabled or the last disabled child no longer disabled.

   

T9

Terminated for reason not separately defined.

       
 

Uninsured:

U

Beneficiary is entitled only to HI or SMI.

       
 

Withdrawal

W

Withdrawal before entitlement.

       
 

Other adjustment or termination status:

X0

Claim transferred to RRB.

   

X1

Beneficiary died.

   

X5

Entitled to other benefits.

   

X7

HIB/SMI terminated.

   

X8

Payee is being developed.

   

X9

Terminated for reason not separately defined.

   

XD

Withdrawn for adjustment.

   

XK

Deportation.

   

XR

Withdraw from SMI.

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III. D. (CONT’D)

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III. D. (CONT’D)

E. Health Insurance Benefit (HIB-Part A)

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III. E. (CONT’D)

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III. E. (CONT’D)

F. Supplemental Medical Insurance Entitlement (SMI-Part B)

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III. F. (CONT’D)

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III. F. (CONT’D)

G. Claim Payment History

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IV. OnLine Verification System Information:

BENDEX Data Exchange Screens show the following information:

      Recipient Demographic

      Recipient Details

      Claim Information

      HIB Entitlement (Part A)

      SMIT Entitlement (Part B)

      Payment History

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IV. (CONT’D)

A. Recipient Demographic

RECIPIENT Demographic

      Full Name :

      Sunrise Sunset

      Aliases :

       

      Sex :

      Female

      Age :

      43 years

      Date of Birth :

      04/06/1985

      Races :

       

      Language :

       

      Ethnicity :

       

      Identifiers :

      SSN

      =

      987654321

      1. Full Name – Full name of client in CNDS.
      2. Sex – Male or Female.
      3. Age – Client age in years.
      4. Date of Birth – Date of birth in CNDS.
      4. Races -
      5. Language -
      6. Ethnicity –
      7. Identifiers – SSN assigned to an individual.

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IV. (CONT’D)

B. Recipients Details

      DETAILS

    Date of Birth Source :

    Proven

    Death Date :

     

    Date of Death Source :

     

    Disability Onset Date :

    1/2007

    Bendex State :

    North Carolina

    Bendex County :

    Beaufort

    Citizenship Start Date

    5/1967

           

    End Date

             

    Country

    US

           

    US Citizenship Proof

    Proven

           

    Type :

    A - Primary Claimant

    Entitlement Type :

     

    Entitlement Status :

     

    Claim Cross References :

     

    Dual Entitlement Claim ID :

     

    Triple Entitlement Claim ID :

     

    SSI Status :

    Ineligible

    SSI Status Date :

    3/1/2009

    1. Date of Birth Source:

      P = Proven

      Blank = Not Proven

      2 Death Date: Date of Death of the recipient. Day of actual death will be shown when available. However, if the date of death is posted from a returned check, the day will reflect ‘01’ or the date the returned check was processed.
      3. Date of Death Source:

      P = Proven

      Blank = Not Proven

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IV. B. (CONT’D)

      4. Disability Onset Date: The entry is the month/year or N/A. In disability cases N/A means ‘not available’, or the

      onset was prior to 1975, while in non-disability cases it means ‘not applicable’.

    5. Bendex State:
    6. Bendex County:
    7. Citizenship Start Date: (MM/YY) The first month and year of client’s citizenship began in a particular country.
      8. Citizenship End Date: (MM/YY) The last month and year of a client’s citizenship ended in a particular country.
    9. Country: Country of citizenship spelled out up to 17 positions.
      10. US Citizenship Proof: This position is conditional, based on the country of citizenship being the United States (US). The values are:

      N = Not Proven

      Y = Proven

      C = Presumed

      Or Blank when the country of citizenship is equal to anything other than the US.

      11. Type:
    12. Entitlement Type:
    13. Entitlement Status:
      14. Claim Cross References: The account on which actual or potential entitlement exists.
      15. Dual Entitlement Claim ID: The other SSN under which the beneficiary is entitled.
      16. Triple Entitlement Claim ID: The third account on which the other entitlement exists for Title II benefits.
      17. SSI Status: Reflects the beneficiary's status in the SSI program:
      A. Individual eligible for SSI and not eligible for Medicaid or third party buy-in.

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      B. Terminated due to excess income resulting from Title II benefit rate increases.
      C. Conditional SSI payment.
      D. Denied
      E. Receives Federal payment.
      F. SSI recipient engaging in SGA; not eligible for special SSI payment: retains eligibility for Titles XIX and XX.

      G. Ineligible spouse or parent, or essential person.

      H. SSI recipient engaging in SGA: eligible for special SSI.
      I. Pending SSI determination.
      J. Receives State supplement.
      K. Terminated for reasons not specifically defined.
      L. Terminated due to death; source of report unknown.
      M. Terminated via T30 procedure; not reaccreted.
      N. State supplement terminated (no longer used).
      O. Terminated due to death.
      P. Terminated due to excess income.
      Q. Terminated due to excess resources.
      17. SSI Status Date: (MMDDCCYY) The month of first payment or the month following the month of last payment.

C. Claim Information

            CLAIM INFORMATION

Claim ID :

123456789D6

Direct Deposit Type :

Checking

Process Date :

5/1/2011

Current Payment Amount :

$695.00

Modification Date :

4/11/2011

Gross Amount Payable :

$695.10

Previous Modification Date :

3/4/2011

Monthly Net Benefit Amount :

$695.00

Pay status :

Cp - Current Payment

Monthly Retroactive Payment Amount :

$0.00

Bendex Status :

Agency Conflict - Individual Was Moved From Hawaii To Nc

Monthly Garnishment Amount :

$0.00

Welfare Agency :

North Carolina

SSI Overpayment Amount :

$0.00

Initial Entitlement Date :

6/1/1972

Medicare Premium Deduction :

Inactive

Current Entitlement Date :

1/1/2001

Monthly Overpayment Deduction Amount :

$0.00

Deferred Payment Date :

 

Overpayment Deduction End Date :

 

Payment Cycle :

Third Of The Month

Payment Effective Date :

11/2010

Payee Information

Netta Della

 

3 Queen Rd.

 

RALEIGH NC

 

99999

   

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IV.C. CONT’D

      1. Claim ID: The recipient’s SSA claim number under which he receives benefits according to SSA files. (Refer to VIII. C. below for an explanation of the suffixes.)
      2. Direct Deposit Type:

        C = Checking account

        S = Savings account

        Blank = No direct deposit

      3. Process Date:
      4. Current Payment Amount: A six digit field indicating the monthly benefit amount paid to the beneficiary.
      5. Modification Date: Latest date information received from SSA
      6. Gross Amount Payable: The monthly SSA benefit due before collection of SMI premium, overpayment, attorney fees or unpaid maritime tax.
      7. Previous Modification Date: Previous date information received from SSA.
      8. Monthly Net Benefit Amount: The actual money amount payable before SMI deductions prior to dollar rounding.
      9. Pay Status: Indicates whether a benefit amount is payable or the reason it is not payable. Codes below:

 

Adjustment:

AD

Adjusted for dual-entitlement.

 

AS

Adjusted for simultaneous entitlement.

 

A9

All other adjustment actions.

       
 

Current Payment:

CP

Current Payment Status Code.

       
 

RRB Involvement:

E

RRB paying benefits.

       
 

Current Payment:

CA

Claim has been adjudicated; Entitlement is a future date.

Advanced Filing Deferred:

DP

Receipt of public assistance.

 

DW

Receipt of worker’s compensation.

 

D1

Engaging in foreign work.

   

D2

Beneficiary overpaid because of work.

   

D3

Auxiliary’s benefits withheld because of D2 status for primary beneficiary.

   

D4

Failure to have child in care.

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D5

Auxiliary’s benefits withheld because of a D1 status for primary beneficiary.

   

D6

Deferred to recover overpayment for reason not attributable to earnings.

   

D9

Miscellaneous deferment.

 

Denied:

N

Disallowed claim.

   

ND

Disability claim denied.

 

Delayed:

K

Advanced filing for deferred payment.

   

L

Advanced filing.

   

P

Adjudication pending.

   

PB

Benefits delayed, due but not paid.

   

PT

Claim terminated from delayed status.

   

R

Kill Credit (deletes payment record).

 

Suspended:

S0

Determination of continuing disability is pending.

   

S1

Beneficiary engaged in work outside the U.S.

   

S2

Beneficiary is working in the U.S. and expects to earn in excess of annual allowable limit.

   

S3

Auxiliary’s benefits withheld because of S2 status of primary beneficiary.

   

S4

Failure to have child in care.

   

S5

Auxiliary’s benefits withheld due to S1 status for primary beneficiary.

   

S6

Check was returned – correct address being developed.

   

S7

Disabled beneficiary suspended due to refusal of vocational rehabilitation; imprisoned; extended trial work period.

   

S8

Suspended while payee is being determined.

   

S9

Suspended for reason not separately defined.

   

SD

Technical entitlement only. Beneficiary is entitled on another claim.

   

SF

Special age 72 beneficiary fails to meet residency requirement.

   

SH

Special age 72 beneficiary is receiving a Government pension.

   

SJ

Alien suspension.

   

SK

Beneficiary has been deported.

   

SL

Beneficiary resides in a country to which checks cannot be sent.

   

SM

Beneficiary refused cash benefits (entitled to HI-SMI only).

   

SP

Special age 72 beneficiary suspended due to receiving public assistance.

   

SS

Post secondary student summer suspension.

   

SW

Suspended because of worker’s compensation.

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IV.C.5. CONT’D

Terminated:

TA

Terminated prior to entitlement.

   

TB

Mother, father terminated because beneficiary is entitled to disabled widow(er)’s benefits.

   

TC

Disabled widow attained age 62 and is not entitled as an aged widow.

   

TJ

Advanced – filed claim terminated after maturity.

   

TL

Termination of post secondary student.

   

TP

Terminated because of change in type of benefit or post-entitlement action.

   

T

Converted from disability benefits to retirement benefits upon reaching age 65.

   

T0

Benefits are payable by some other agency.

   

T1

Terminated due to death of the beneficiary.

   

T2

Auxiliary terminated due to death of the primary.

   

T3

Terminated due to divorce, marriage or remarriage of the beneficiary.

   

T4

Child attained age 18 or 22 and is not disabled; mother/father terminated because last child attained age 18.

   

T5

Beneficiary entitled to other benefits equal or larger.

 

Terminated:

T6

Child is no longer a student or disabled; or the last entitled child died or married.

   

T7

Child beneficiary was adopted.

   

T8

Primary beneficiary no longer disabled or the last disabled child no longer disabled.

   

T9

Terminated for reason not separately defined.

       
 

Uninsured:

U

Beneficiary is entitled only to HI or SMI.

       
 

Withdrawal

W

Withdrawal before entitlement.

       
 

Other adjustment

X0

Claim transferred to RRB.

   

X1

Beneficiary died.

   

X5

Entitled to other benefits.

   

X7

HIB/SMI terminated.

   

X8

Payee is being developed.

   

X9

Terminated for reason not separately defined.

   

XD

Withdrawn for adjustment.

   

XK

Deportation.

   

XR

Withdraw from SMI.

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      10. Monthly Retroactive Payment Amount: Amount of underpayment for a beneficiary. A beneficiary receiving directed installments or any beneficiary receiving Title II benefits. This could be a premium refund.
      11. Bendex Status:
      12. Monthly Garnishment Amount: The amount of money withheld from the monthly payment to satisfy a court ordered garnishment.
      13. Welfare Agency:
      14. SSI Overpayment Amount: Shows the amount the number holder was overpaid in SSI benefits. Sometimes a number holder receives SSI benefits prior to receiving SSA benefits. Once the SSA benefits are awarded, a portion of the SSI benefits can be recovered. This can be done by taking money out of the number holder’s SSA check each month. This withheld amount is separate and in addition to the Monthly OP DED Amt below.
      15. Initial Entitlement Date: Initial entitlement date to SSA benefits. If different from Current Entitlement Date, this may indicate that the beneficiary has more than one period of entitlement.
      16. Medicare Premium Deduction: Field will display active, blank, or inactive. Active means this claim is paying. Inactive means another claim (or no claim) is paying.
      17. Current Entitlement Date:
      18. Monthly Overpayment Deduction Amount: Reflects the monthly amount withheld from the benefits to recover an overpayment.
      19. Deferred Payment Date:
      20. Overpayment Deduction End Date: (MMCCYY) The month, century and year that overpayment recovery will cease. Benefits will be resumed at the full rate the following month.

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IV.C.5. CONT’D

      21. Payment Cycle:

        1st cycle = 3rd of the month.

        2nd cycle = 2nd Wednesday of the month.

        3rd cycle = 3rd Wednesday of the month.

        4th cycle = 4th Wednesday of the month.

      22. Payment Effective Date:
      23. Payee Information:

        SSA Payee Name

        SSA Payee Address

        SSA Payee Address Line 2

        SSA City, and State

        SSA Payee State’s Zip Code

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IV. D. HIB Entitlement (Part A)

HIB Entitlement (Part A)

Type :

Free

Premium Amount :

$0.00

Enrollment Period :

 

Entitlement Date :

1/2001

HI Start Date

3/1/2004

 

1/1/2001

   

HI End Date

   

3/1/2004

   

Basis for Insurance

Age

 

Disabled

   

Reason If Not Covered

   

Age 65 Convert

   

3rd Party Premium Payer :

 

3rd Party Category :

 

3rd Party Premium Start Date :

 

3rd Party Premium End Date :

 
      1. Type:
        F = Free
        P = Premium HI
      2. Premium Amount – The amount withheld for HI part A Medicare coverage, when Health Insurance is premium HI.

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IV. D. (CONT’D)

      3. Enrollment Period:

      Annual Enrollment Period

        Initial Enrollment Period based on same or related DIB impairment


        General Enrollment Period

Initial Enrollment Period

Not within any enrollment period

Qualified Medicare Beneficiary enrollment

Reinstated following appeal

Special Enrollment Period

Transfer

Unknown

Enrollment based on EBO provisional

No Medicare waiting period

      4. Entitlement Date: Current entitlement date to SSA benefits.
      5. HI Start Date: (MMDDCCYY) Start date for the basis type.
      6. HI End Date: (MMDDCCYY) Effective date for the first month of non-coverage of the previous period of HI.
      7. Basis for Insurance Age:

        A = Age

        D = Disabled

        E = End Stage Renal

        W = Working Disabled

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IV. D. (CONT’D)

      8. Reason If Not Covered:

Age 65 Convert

        DIB ceased

Denied

Invalid enroll

No longer renal

Premium

        Uninsured to insured
        Refused


        No SMI coverage
        Unknown

T2 Term

Voided enrollment

Enrollment withdrawal

        Withdrawal of application

      9. 3rd Party Premium Payer:

        S01 through S99 = state billing

        T01 through Z98 = private third party billing

        Z99 = conditional state group payer

      10. 3rd Party Category:

        State

        Private

        QMB Conditional

      11. 3rd Party Premium Start Date: (MMCCYY) The effective date of the HI third party premium payer.
      12. 3rd Party Premium End Date: (MMCCYY) The date the HI third party premium payment stopped.

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IV. E. SMI (Supplemental Medical Insurance) Entitlement (PartB)

SMI Entitlement (Part B)

Enrollment Period :

General Enrollment Period

Entitlement Date :

7/2006

Premium Amount :

$115.40

   

SMI Start Date

7/1/2006

     

1/1/2001

SMI End Date

       

6/1/2003

Basis for Insurance

Age

 

Age

 

Disabled

Reason If Not Covered

   

Refusal

 

Enrollment Withdrawal

3rd Party Premium Payer :

340

Variable SMI Premium :

$96.50

3rd Party Category :

State

Variable SMI Start Date :

1/2010

3rd Party Premium Start Date :

12/2010

Variable SMI End Date :

1/2011

3rd Party Premium End Date :

     
      1. Enrollment Period:

        A Annual Enrollment Period

        D Initial Enrollment Period based on same or related DIB impairment

        G General Enrollment Period

        I Initial Enrollment Period

        N Not within any enrollment Period

        Q Qualified Medicare Beneficiary enrollment

        R Reinstated following appeal

        S Special Enrollment Period

        T Transfer

        U Unknown

        X Enrollment based on EBO provisional

        W No Medicare waiting Period

      2. Entitlement Date: Earliest continuous date of entitlement to SMI regardless of basis type.
      3. Premium Amount: The full premium amount collectible which includes the regular Part B premium, the catastrophic add-on and prescription drug add-on and IRMAA.

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IV.E. (CONT’D)

      4. SMI Start Date: (MMCCYY) The effective date of the first period of Supplemental Medical Insurance for the current basis type.
      5. SMI End Date: (MMCCYY) The effective date for which a previous period of Part B coverage was terminated.
      6. Basis for Insurance:

        A Age

        D Disability

        E End Stage Renal

        W Working Disabled

      7. Reason If Not Covered


      A Age 65 Convert
      C DIB ceased
      D Denied
      I Invalid enroll
      N No longer renal
      P Premium
      Q Uninsured to insured
      R Refused
      S No SMI coverage
      U Unknown
      T T2 Term
      V Voided enrollment
      W Enrollment withdrawal
      X Withdrawal of application
      8. 3rd Party Premium Payer:

        010 through 650: The agency code for the State billed for SMI premium payments.

        700: U.S. Civil Service Commission

      9. Variable SMI Premium:
      10. 3rd Party Category:

      Civil

      Private

      State

      11. Variable SMI Start Date: (MMCCYY) Variable Supplemental Medical Insurance start date.

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IV. E. (CONT’D)

      12. 3rd Party Premium Start Date: (MMCCYYY) First month of coverage for which third party paid HI premium.
      13. Variable SMI End Date: (MMCCYY) Variable Supplemental Medical Insurance termination date.
      14. 3rd Party Premium End Date: (MMCCYY) Last month of coverage for which third party paid HI premium.

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IV. F. Payment History

Payment History

Railroad Claim ID :

 

Railroad Jurisdiction Start Date :

 

Railroad Status :

 

Railroad Jurisdiction End Date :

 

Date

Amount

5/1/2011

$695.00

4/1/2011

$695.00

3/1/2011

$695.00

2/1/2011

$695.00

      1. Railroad Claim ID: Railroad Retirement Board account number.
      2. Railroad Jurisdiction Start Date: (MMDDYY) Railroad Annuitant claim was effective.
      3. Railroad Status: One letter code to indicate the status of Railroad Claim:

        A = Indicates a current payment

        T = Indicates Railroad benefit terminated.

      4. Railroad Jurisdiction End Date: (MMDDYY) Railroad Annuitant’s benefits stop date.

        Date/Amount: Beneficiary’s prior month’s benefit amount.

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IV. G. Logoff Procedures

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V. USE OF FORMS

    The BENDEX sheets and on-line BENDEX must be used as much as

    possible. However, there may be situations which require

    additional information.

A. Use form DMA-5049 (Referral to local Social Security Office) for Medicaid clients who:

      1. Have potential for RSDI benefits but have not applied; or
      2. Have applied for RSDI benefits but have not been notified of a decision; or
      3. Have a change in case status and the Social Security office needs to be notified.

B. Use form SSA-1610 (Information Request and Report) to:

      1. Verify the date of receipt of lump sum payments from RSDI.
      2. Obtain additional information to verify or clarify recorded data on a Medicaid recipient appearing erroneously on the printout.
        a. Indicate the item(s) in question in red ink.
        b. Obtain clarification/verification by telephone from the local SSA Office when there is an emergency need for the item in question.

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VI. MESSAGE LIST

A. Payment Status Messages

      1. Adjustment Messages - The beneficiary’s account has been withdrawn for adjustment as:

      SSA MESSAGE

      EXPLANATION

         

      “ONE OF SEVERAL POSSIBLE RATE ADJUSTMENTS IS BEING FIGURED”

      The adjustment is generally accomplished in 30 days. A subsequent BENDEX verifies the new amount.

      “MISCELLANEOUS ADJUSTMENT NOT PROVIDED WITH A SPECIFIC CODE”

      No specific reason is provided by SSA. A Subsequent BENDEX verifies the new benefit amount.

      “CHANGE IN BENEFIT RATE NOT DUE TO A RECOMPUTATION TO INCLUDE ADDITIONAL EARNINGS”

      Benefits are being adjusted due to reasons other than earnings. A subsequent BENDEX verifies the new benefits amount.

      “AN AUXILIARY’S/SURVIVOR’S BENEFITS ARE BEING COMBINED WITH THAT INDIVIDUAL’S OWN OLD AGE INSURANCE BENEFIT”

      For example, combining a widow’s benefit with the wage earner’s own retirement. A subsequent BENDEX verifies the new benefit amount.

      “CANCELLATION OF WORKMAN’S COMPENSATION OFFSET IS IN PROCESS”

      Recipient has been receiving workman’s compensation which is terminated. A subsequent BENDEX verifies the new benefit amount.

         

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VI. A.1. (CONT’D)

SSA MESSAGE

EXPLANATION

   

“A BENEFICIARY WHO HAS BEEN ENTITLED TO HIS ONLY IS NOW BEING AWARDED MONTHLY BENEFIT”

A recipient who has been entitled to hospital insurance to hospital insurance benefits only is now being awarded monthly Social Security payment. A subsequent BENDEX verifies the new benefit amount.

“RECOMPUTATION”

SSA is re-computing the person’s SSA payment. A subsequent BENDEX verifies the new amount.

“SPLIT PAYMENTS” (Advance File Only)

A husband and wife’s benefit formerly combined into one check is now being split. Each receives a separate check. A subsequent BENDEX verifies the new amount.

“CHANGE IN PAYMENT IDENTIFICATION CODE OR POST ENTITLEMENT ACTION”

Self-explanatory. A subsequent BENDEX verifies the new amount.

“SIMULTANEOUS ENTITLEMENT”

Person is entitled under two account numbers. A subsequent BENDEX PROVIDES BENEFIT AMOUNTS.

“WORKMAN’S COMPENSATION OFFSET IS BEING IMPOSED”

Benefits are being adjusted because the recipient is receiving workman’s compensation. A subsequent BENDEX verifies the Social Security.

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VI. A.1. (CONT’D)

SSA MESSAGE

EXPLANATION

   

“STATUS IS BEING CHANGED FROM NON-PAYMENT TO CURRENT PAYMENT STATUS”

A recipient who has not been receiving payment is now being awarded monthly benefits. A subsequent BENDEX verifies the new amount.

“STATUS IS BEING CHANGED FROM CURRENT-PAYMENT STATUS TO DEFERRED-PAYMENT STATUS”

A recipient’s monthly Social Security Benefits have been postponed for future payment.

“ABATEMENT STATUS”

A claim was filed but the recipient died prior to entitlement.

      2. Currently Paid Status Messages

“BENEFICIARY IN CURRENT PAY STATUS”

Recipient receives Social Security.

“CURRENT PAYMENT, ADVANCE FILING”

Payment is effective on the date shown as initial date of entitlement. Explanation: A payment for November is paid on December 3, etc.

      3. Deferred/Suspended Messages

“BENEFICIARY IS ENGAGING IN FOREIGN WORK”

Recipient is engaged in works outside the USA.

“TO RECOVER AN OVERPAYMENT RESULTING FROM BENEFICIARY’S WORK”

SSA is recovering an overpayment due to beneficiary working.

“AUXILIARY’S BENEFITS WITHHELD BECAUSE OF AN OVERPAYMENT RESULTING FROM PRIMARY BENEFICIARY WORK”

Wife/child’s benefits are deferred because the primary beneficiary’s benefits are deferred. SSA is recovering overpayment due to work.

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VI. A.3. (CONT’D)

SSA MESSAGE

EXPLANATION

   

“YOUNG MOTHER (under age 62) HAS NO CHILD IN HER CARE”

There is no child in the care of this recipient.

“AUXILIARY’S BENEFITS WITHHELD BECAUSE PRIMARY BENEFICIARY IS ENGAGING IN FOREIGN WORK”

Wife/child’s benefits are being withheld because the primary beneficiary is working outside the USA.

“IN ORDER TO RECOVER AN OVERPAYMENT WHICH RESULTED FOR REASONS NOT ATTRIBUTABLE TO EARNINGS”

SSA is recovering an overpayment.

“FOR REASONS OF MISCELLANEOUS DEFERMENT NOT PROVIDED WITH A SPECIFIC CODE”

Self-explanatory. A subsequent BENDEX may be received showing resumption of benefits.

“BENEFICIARY IS RECEIVING PUBLIC ASSISTANCE”

A PROUTY beneficiary is receiving public assistance or SSI. When public assistance is terminated, the recipient again is eligible for Social Security.

“BENEFICIARY IS RECEIVING WORKMAN’S COMPENSATION”

Pertains only to disability beneficiaries. Workman’s compensation equals or exceeds benefits.

“CONTINUING DISABILITY INVESTIGATION”

SSA is investigating whether the recipient continues to be disabled.

“WORKING BENEFICIARY”

Recipient’s earning have exceeded or are anticipated to exceed the monthly and yearly limits.

“AUXILIARY BENEFITS WITHHELD – WORK STATUS”

Wife/child’s benefits suspended because primary beneficiary’s earnings have exceeded or are anticipated to exceed monthly and calendar year limits.

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VI. A.3. (CONT’D)

SSA MESSAGE

EXPLANATION

   

“CHECK RETURNED FOR WRONG ADDRESS

The recipient’s check returned to SSA marked “address unknown.” SSA is investigating.

“DIB BENEFICIARY REFUSED VOC-REHAB”

A recipient of disability insurance benefits refused to accept vocational rehabilitation services.

“PAYEE NOT DETERMINED”

SSA is in the process of establishing a payee.

“UNKNOWN”

Benefits suspended with no specific reason given. (Recipient’s notice from SSA contains a specific reason for suspension.)

“SPECIAL AGE 72 (PROUTY) RECEIVING GOVERNMENT PENSION”

A PROUTY beneficiary is receiving a government pension, which is equal to or greater than benefit.

“BENEFICIARY REFUSED BENEFITS”

The beneficiary refused to accept Social Security benefits. (Entitled to HIB-SMIB only).

“BENEFICIARY HAS BEEN DEPORTED”

Self-explanatory.

“BENEFITS DUE BUT NOT PAID”

Usually less than $1.00.

“TECHNICAL ENTITLEMENT”

Entitlement to a benefit on another claim causes an auxiliary benefit on this claim not to be paid.

“SPECIAL AGE 72 (PROUTY)BENEFICIARY SUSPENDED BECAUSE OF FAILURE TO MEET RESIDENCY REQUIREMENTS”

Recipient not admitted to USA for permanent status.

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VI. A.3. (CONT’D)

SSA MESSAGE

EXPLANATION

   

“ALIEN SUSPENSION SECTIONS OF SOCIAL SECURITY ACT APPLY”

Either recipient has not been admitted for permanent residency and/or has not been in the USA for 5 years. Social Security office can provide reason for suspension.

“BENEFICIARY RESIDES IN A COUNTRY TO WHICH CHECKS CANNOT BE SENT”

Self-explanatory.

“WORKMAN’S COMPENSATION PAYMENTS PRECLUDE PAYMENT OF BENEFITS"

Pertains only to disability beneficiaries. Workman’s compensation equals or exceeds benefits.

      4. Termination Messages

SSA MESSAGE

EXPLANATION

   

“ENTITLED TO OTHER FEDERAL BENEFITS”

The benefits are payable by an agency other than SS (For example: VA or Railroad Retirement).

“DEATH OF BENEFICIARY”

Self-explanatory.

“DEATH OF PRIMARY BENEFICIARY”

Self-explanatory. BENDEX data for survivors (widow/children) verifies new Social Security benefits for them.

“BENEFICIARY’S MARITAL STATUS WAS CHANGED”

Self-explanatory.

“CHILD ATTAINED MATURITY”

A child beneficiary attained age 18 (or 22 if an active student) and is not disabled or attending school; or, if beneficiary is a mother/father, terminated based on last entitled child’s attainment of age 18.

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VI. A.4. (CONT’D)

SSA MESSAGE

EXPLANATION

   

“ENTITLED ON OTHER ACCOUNT”

The recipient is entitled to benefits on another account.

“CHILD’S STATUS CHANGED”

A child is no longer a student or disabled, or (if beneficiary is a mother/father) the last entitled child died or married.

“CHILD ADOPTED”

A child recipient has been adopted.

“BENEFICIARY RECOVERED”

The primary beneficiary or the last disabled child recovered from a disability.

“TERMINATED-REASON UNKNOWN”

Self-explanatory. The specific reason for termination will be provided in the recipients notice from SSA.

“DISABLED WIDOW(ER) HAS REACHED AGE 65 BEING CONVERTED TO AGED BENEFITS”

Self-explanatory. Claim suffix changes from W to D.

“TERMINATED PRIOR TO ENTITLEMENT”

Self-explanatory.

“ADVANCE FILED CLAIM TERMINATED AFTER MATURITY”

Terminated prior to entitlement. Action too late to stop check from being issued.

“BENEFICIARY BECAME ENTITLED TO WIDOW(ER)’S BENEFITS BASED ON DISABILITY”

Self-explanatory.

“CHANGE OF BENEFICIARY ACCOUNT SUFFIX”

Social Security claim suffix has changed. Example: B to D.

“CLAIM WITHDRAWN”

Self-explanatory.

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VI. A.4. (CONT’D)

SSA MESSAGE

EXPLANATION

   

“TERMINATION OF STUDENTS (POST SECONDARY) BENEFITS DUE TO LEGISLATIVE CHANGES IN STUDENT REQUIREMENTS.”

Self-explanatory.

      5. Non-Payment Status Information – The following SSA messages are printed when an individual is removed from the category of HIB-SMI Only Benefits:

“DEATH OF BENEFICIARY”

Self-explanatory.

“BENEFICIARY ENTITLED TO CASH BENEFITS”

A recipient entitled to hospital or supplemental medical benefits only is now in the process of becoming eligible for cash benefits. Subsequent BENDEX contains the new amount.

“PAYEE NOT DETERMINED”

Self-explanatory.

“MISCELLANEOUS”

Miscellaneous termination reason not provided with a specific code.

“CLAIM TRANSFERRED TO RRB”

Self-explanatory.

“HOSPITAL OR SMI ONLY BENEFITS BEING TERMINATED”

Self-explanatory. SSA can provide reason for termination.

“WITHDRAWN FOR ADJUSTMENT”

Self-explanatory.

“WITHDRAWN BECAUSE FILE IS BEING TRANSFERRED TO ANOTHER PAYMENT CENTER”

Self-explanatory.

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VI. A. 5. (CONT’D)

SSA MESSAGE

EXPLANATION

   

“BENEFICIARY NO LONGER ELIGIBLE FOR HOSPITAL OR SMI ONLY BENEFITS BECAUSE HE/SHE WAS DEPORTED”

Self-explanatory.

“WITHDRAWAL OF SMI BENEFITS (BENEFICIARY WAS ENTITLED TO SMIB ONLY)”

Recipient requested SMI be terminated.

“TERMINATED TITLE XVIII STATUS”

Self-explanatory.

B. SMI (Medicare B) Option

“ENROLLED IN SMIB”

Self-explanatory.

“NO SMI-CESSATION OF DISABILITY”

Recipient recovered from disability.

“SMI DENIED”

Recipient is ineligible for SMI.

“BENEFICIARY ENROLLED FOR SMI UNDER SSA GOOD CAUSE”

Recipient had a good reason for late enrollment for SMI.

“NO RESPONSE FROM BENEFICIARY WHEN ASKED FOR ELECTION CONCERNING SMI”

Self-explanatory.

“INVALID ENROLLMENT HAS BEEN TERMINATED”

Self-explanatory.

“NO SMI TERMINATED BECAUSE OF NON-PAYMENT OF PREMIUMS”

Self-explanatory.

“VOLUNTARY WITHDRAWAL FROM SMIB”

Self-explanatory.

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VI. B. (CONT’D)

SSA MESSAGE

EXPLANATION

   

“BENEFICIARY ENTITLED TO SMIB; RAILROAD RETIREMENT BOARD HAS JURISDICTION FOR PREMIUM COLLECTION”

Recipient is receiving Railroad Retirement benefits. RR Board responsible for collecting premiums.

“SMI REFUSED OR DENIED FOR ALIEN RESIDENT”

Beneficiary refused supplemental medical insurance benefits or was denied for alien resident.

   

“NO SMI; NO LONGER UNDER RENAL DISEASE PROVISION”

Relates to disabled recipient who had kidney transplant or dialysis ended 12 months ago.

C. Communication Code

      1. Records which are fully processed and contain pertinent MBR data:

“AGENCY CONFLICT – INDIVIDUAL ALREADY ACCRETED BY STATE XXX”

Record is in conflict with another state. Fraud may be a possibility.

“RECORD MATCHED”

Record is fully processed with pertinent data extracted from the MBR.

“BENEFITS, IF PAYABLE, ARE PAID TO OTHER THAN BENEFICIARY”

Self-explanatory.

“THE BENEFICIARY WAS TERMINATED MMYY BY SSA. NO FURTHER REPORTS WILL BE FURNISHED UNDER THIS CLAIM NUMBER”

Self-explanatory.

“SSA HAS NOT COMPLETED FULL SEARCH OF THE MASTER BENEFICIARY RECORD AND IS CONTINUING TO INVESTIGATE”

The state should receive a record in the next regular BENDEX run.

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VI. C.1. (CONT’D)

SSA MESSAGE

EXPLANATION

   

“BENEFICIARY IS TERMINATED ON THIS RECORD. THE MBR CONTAINS A CROSS-REFERENCE NUMBER, BUT THE SYSTEM WAS NOT ABLE TO LOCATE THE OTHER RECORD.”

Self-explanatory.

“POSSIBLE ENTITLEMENT UNDER ANOTHER ACCOUNT, BUT SSA IS UNABLE TO DETERMINE THE OTHER ACCOUNT – STATE SHOULD DETERMINE PROPER CLAIM NUMBER AND RESUBMIT TO BENDEX.”

No further exchange is made on this terminated case.

      2. Records returned without any information:

“SSI-RRB” NO TITLE II DATA EXISTS FOR THIS PERSON AT THIS TIME.

Self-explanatory.

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VI. C. (CONT’D)

      3. Records returned without full MBR data since disclosure is no longer appropriate:

SSA MESSAGE

EXPLANATION

   

“CLIENT IS TERMINATED FROM BUY-IN-STATE SHOULD REACCRETE IF ELIGIBILITY IS ONGOING”.

No further data exchange through BENDEX.

“STATE HAS DELETED FROM BENDEX DUE TO DEATH OR CLIENT NO LONGER ELIGIBLE ON STATE ROLLS”.

Self-explanatory.

“AGENCY CONFLICT-ACTIVE BENDEX EXCHANGE ONGOING STATE XXX”.

Record is in conflict with another state. One state is deleting their record and receiving no further exchange.

      4. Records returned without MBR data:

“THE ACCOUNT HOLDER ON THIS ACCOUNT DIED IN MMYY. CLAIMANTS FOR SURVIVOR BENEFITS MAY BE REFERRED TO LOCAL SSA OFF”

Self-explanatory.

“DOB UNM”

Date of birth unmatched on month and year. Processing ceased.

“GIV UNM”

Given name unmatched. Processing ceased.

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VI. C.4. (CONT’D)

SSA MESSAGE

EXPLANATION

   

“IMP CAN”

Impossible claim number. The SSN on the input record is invalid; not all numeric or out of the range issued by SSA.

“IMP CODE”

The communication code on direct input record is either blank or invalid.

“NO AUTH”

Category of assistance code on direct input case is missing or invalid.

“NO DEX”

SSA is unable to determine which action the state is attempting. Accretion and deletion cases received as direct input for same SSN.

“NO FILE”

Claim number in possible range but nonexistent on MBR. No entitlement to SSA benefits on this SSN.

“SUR UNM”

Surname unmatched. Processing ceased.

“?”

Error in SSA Communication Code.

D. Hospital Insurance – (Medicare A) Option

“NO. CESSATION OF DISABILITY”

Self-explanatory.

“NO. DENIED”

Self-explanatory.

“YES. AUTOMATIC ENTITLEMENT, NO PREMIUM NECESSARY”

Self-explanatory.

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VI. D. (CONT’D)

SSA MESSAGE

EXPLANATION

   

“NO. TERMINATED FOR INVALID ENROLLMENT OR ENROLLMENT VOIDED”

Self-explanatory.

“YES. GOOD CAUSE”

Self-explanatory.

“NO NOT ELIGIBLE FOR FREE PART A, OR DID NOT ENROLL FOR PREMIUM PART A”

Self-explanatory.

“RAILROAD JURISDICTION”

Self-explanatory.

“NO. REFUSED FREE PART A”

Self-explanatory.

“NO. TERMINATED NO LONGER ENTITLED UNDER RENAL DISEASE PROVISION”

Self-explanatory.

”NO. TERMINATED FOR NON-PAYMENT OF PREMIUMS”

Self-explanatory.

“NO. WITHDRAWAL FROM PREMIUM PART A”

Self-explanatory.

“YES. PREMIUM PART A IS PAYABLE”

Self-explanatory.

“NO. PART A TERMINATED DUE TO DIVORCE, MARRIAGE, DISABILITY RECOVERY OR MISCELLANEOUS”.

Self-explanatory.

E. SSI Indicator

“TERMINATED DUE TO EXCESS INCOME CAUSED BY TITLE II BENEFIT RATE INCREASE”

First month of non-eligibility.

“CONDITIONAL SSI PAYMENT”

First month of entitlement.

“DENIED”

Denial date.

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VI. E. (CONT’D)

SSA MESSAGE

EXPLANATION

   

“BENEFICIARY IS ELIGIBLE FOR SSI”

First month of entitlement (Initial or first month of entitlement after redetermination).

“ENGAGING IN SGA, NOT ELIGIBLE FOR SPECIAL SSI PAYMENT BUT RETAINS ELIGIBILITY FOR TITLE XIX AND TITLE XX”

First month of non-eligibility for payment.

“INELIGIBLE SPOUSE, PARENT, ESSENTIAL PERSON”

Date of filing.

“ENGAGING IN SGA; ELIGIBLE FOR SPECIAL SSI PAYMENT”

First month of entitlement.

“PENDING SSI DETERMINATION”

Date of filing.

“ENTITLED TO SSI STATE SUPPLEMENT ONLY”

First month of entitlement.

“NON-PAYMENT”

First month of non-eligibility.

“RETURNED CHECK, DATE OF DEATH QUESTIONABLE”

Month check returned, Title XVI and Buy-In terminated; Title II not terminated until valid date of death received.

“TERMINATED (T30), BUT NOT REACCRETED”

First month of non-eligibility.

“STATE SUPPLEMENT TERMINATED”

First month of non-eligibility. (No longer used.)

“TERMINATED-DEATH”

First month of non-eligibility.

“TERMINATED-EXCESS INCOME”

First month of non-eligibility.

“TERMINATED-EXCESS RESOURCES”

First month of non-eligibility.

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VII. DEFINITION LISTING

    Adjustment - A recipient’s benefits are changed due to re-computation of earnings or another change in situation.

    Accretion – An individual added to the BENDEX files.

    Beneficiary/Recipient – An individual added to the BENDEX files.

    BIC – Beneficiary Identification Code. This is the suffix to SSN or claim number.

    Buy-In – A program whereby the state pays Supplemental Medical Insurance (SMI) premiums for eligible Medicaid recipients.

    CAN – SSA abbreviation for “Claim Account Number.”

    Change Report - The BENDEX record automatically submitted to the State when an individual has a change in Social Security entitlement, benefit amount, benefit status, Supplemental Medical Insurance option, and Supplemental Security Income status.

    Claim Number – The account number used by SSA to identify the individual whose earnings benefits are being paid. It is an account number followed by a suffix, sometimes as many as three characters, designating the type of beneficiary; for example, wife, widow, child, etc. suffixes.

    Claimant – A person who has filed an application for Social Security benefits but has not yet received them.

    Current Pay Status – The beneficiary is being paid his monthly benefits on a regular schedule.

    Deferred - A payment status in which the payment is made at a later date for various reasons.

    Deletion – The removal of a person from the BENDEX program for various reasons, such as he is no longer a recipient of public assistance.

    DMA – 5004 (DSS-MS-3) – The form completed by the income maintenance caseworker to notify the central office that an individual has not been correctly added to or deleted for Medicare Buy-In or to report incorrect dates of coverage.

    EIS – Eligibility Information System.

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VII. (CONT’D)

    Eligible – As applied to Title II, a potential beneficiary meets all the requirements for receiving Social Security benefits except that he has not yet filed an application. As applied to Title XVI, Supplemental Security Income (SSI), an individual is receiving SSI payments.

    Entitlement – A potential beneficiary has met all the legal requirements for receiving Social Security benefits and receives the payment as his legal right.

    FSA – Family Support Administration. The federal office in Health and Human Services responsible for the administration of the AFDC programs.

    FSIS - Food Stamp Information System.

    HCFA - Health Care Finance Administration. The federal office in Health and Human Services Responsible for administration of the Medicare and Medicaid programs.

    HI – SSA abbreviation for Health Insurance.

    HIB – SSA abbreviation for Hospital Insurance Benefits (Medicare A).

    Initial BENDEX Record - The addition of a record prepared by the State to initiate BENDEX exchange between SSA and the State for all public assistance recipients with a Social Security claim or account number reported on computer input documents.

    MBR – SSA abbreviation for Master Beneficiary Record. This is a tape record containing the payment, beneficiary, and benefit history data for beneficiaries entitled to Social Security benefits.

    MMDDYY – A code indicating the six positions for month, day, and year.

    Non-Matched Record – SSA was unable to match the data sent by the State. The reason for the non-match is printed on an Individual BENDEX Data Exchange Report sent to you.

    Payment Status – The status of the beneficiary’s Social Security benefits. They may be suspended, deferred, or currently paid or terminated.

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VII. (CONT’D)

    PROUTY Beneficiary – A person receiving special Social Security benefits not based solely on quarters of coverage.

    Railroad Claim Number – The number issued by the Railroad Retirement Board to control payments of annuities and pensions under the Railroad Retirement Act. The claim number begins with a one to three letter alphabetic prefix denoting the type of payment, followed by six or nine numeric digits. Although acceptable for SMI Buy-In purposes, Railroad Retirement (RR) claim numbers cannot be used to obtain RR benefit information through BENDEX.

    RSDI – SSA abbreviation for Retirement, Survivors, and Disability Insurance.

    SMI (SMIB) – This is a SSA abbreviation for Supplemental Medical Insurance. It is also known as “Part B” of Medicare.

    SMIB Option – This is a SSA code to indicate the beneficiary’s status relative to SMI.

    SSA – Social Security Administration of the Department of Health and Human Services.

    SSI – Supplemental Security Income. The Title XVI program which provides cash assistance to needy aged, blind, and disabled persons.

    SSI/SDX – Supplemental Security Income. Supplemental Security Income/State Data Exchange used in verifying SSI benefits.

    SSN – The beneficiary’s own account number (also known as BOAN).

    State Agency Code – A three-digit code, which identifies each state. See State Codes.

    State BENDEX File – The file is set up and maintained by Data Processing on all public assistance recipients for whom BENDEX exchange has been requested. This file is updated with the receipt of new or corrected information.

    Suspended – SSA is taking action to stop the payment of monthly benefits until certain conditions are met by the beneficiary, such as when continuing disability must be determined.

    Terminated – SSA is taking action to terminate monthly benefits for various reasons, such as death or marriage of the beneficiary.

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VII. (CONT’D)

    Wage Earner – A SSA term for the person who earned the income used as the basis for the Social Security account from which benefits are being paid. The person to whom the account number was originally assigned.

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VIII. SSA SYSTEMS INTERFACE IDENTIFICATION CODES

A. SSI Only Claim Number Suffixes

SA - Aged individual or spouse
SB - Blind individual, spouse or child
SD - Disabled individual, spouse or child
SE - Essential person only
SP - Ineligible parent
SS - Ineligible spouse
ST - Essential person only (ineligible parent or spouse)

B. State Codes

     

    STATE

    CODE

    STATE

    CODE

             
     

    Alabama

    010

    Montana

    270

     

    Alaska

    020`

    Nebraska

    280

     

    Arizona

    030

    Nevada

    290

     

    Arkansas

    040

    New Hampshire

    300

     

    California

    050

    New Jersey

    310

     

    Colorado

    060

    New Mexico

    320

     

    Connecticut

    070

    New York

    330

     

    Delaware

    080

    North Carolina

    340

     

    District of Columbia

    090

    North Dakota

    350

     

    Florida

    100

    Ohio

    360

     

    Georgia

    110

    Oklahoma

    370

     

    Guam

    650

    Oregon

    380

     

    Hawaii

    120

    Pennsylvania

    390

     

    Idaho

    130

    Puerto Rico

    400

     

    Illinois

    140

    Rhode Island

    410

     

    Indiana

    150

    American Samoa

    640

     

    Iowa

    160

    South Carolina

    420

     

    Kansas

    170

    South Dakota

    430

     

    Kentucky

    180

    Tennessee

    440

     

    Louisiana

    190

    Texas

    450

     

    Maine

    200

    Utah

    460

     

    Maryland

    210

    Vermont

    470

     

    Massachusetts

    220

    Virgin Islands

    480

     

    Michigan

    230

    Virginia

    490

     

    Minnesota

    240

    Washington

    500

     

    Mississippi

    250

    West Virginia

    510

     

    Missouri

    260

    Wisconsin

    520

         

    Wyoming

    530

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VIII. (CONT’D)

C. SSA Suffix Codes

      SSA Award Letters may have an “H” in the claim number; however, “H” is not part of the claim symbol. Please disregard the “H”. Following is a list of all valid SSA Suffix Codes (claim symbols) with a brief description:

      A - PRIMARY Beneficiary (wage earner)
      B - Wife, age 62 or older (1st claimant)
      B1 - Husband, age 62 or older (1st claimant)
      B2 - Wife, under age 62 (1st claimant)
      B3 - Wife, age 62 or older (2nd claimant)
      B4 - Husband, age 62 or older (2nd claimant)
      B5 - Wife under age 62 (2nd claimant)
      B6 - Divorced Wife (1st claimant)
      B7 - Wife under age 62 (3rd claimant)
      B8 - Wife age 62 or older (3rd claimant)
      B9 - Divorced wife (2nd claimant)
      BA - Wife age 62 or older (4th claimant)
      BD - Wife age 62 or older (5th claimant)
      BG - Husband age 62 or older (3rd claimant)
      BH - Husband age 62 or older (4th claimant)
      BJ - Husband age 62 or older (5th claimant)
      BK - Wife under age 62 (4th claimant)
      BL - Wife under age 62 (5th claimant)
      BN - Divorced wife (3rd claimant)
      BP - Divorced wife (4th claimant)
      BQ - Divorced Wife (5th claimant)
      BR - Divorced husband (1st claimant)
      BT - Divorced husband (2nd claimant)
      BW - Young husband (2nd claimant)
      BY - Young husband (1st claimant)
      C1-C9, CA-CE: Child (including disabled or student child).
      - The oldest child will have the highest suffix.
      - Suffixes will descend to C1 for the youngest child.
      - If there are more than nine children, there will be an alphabetic suffix beginning with CA for the 10th child.
      D - Widow, age 60 or older (1st claimant)
      D1 - Widower, age 60 or older (1st claimant)
      D2 - Widow, age 60 or older (2nd claimant)
      D3 - Widower, age 60 or older (2nd claimant)
      D4 - Widow, remarried after attaining age 60 (1st claimant)
      D5 - Widower, remarried (1st claimant)
      D6 - Surviving divorced wife (1st claimant)
      D7 - Surviving divorced wife (2nd claimant)
      D8 - Widow, age 60 or older (3rd claimant)

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      D9 - Widow, remarried after age 60 (2nd claimant)
      DA - Widow, remarried after age 60 (3rd claimant)
      DC - Surviving divorced husband (1st claimant)
      DD - Widow, age 60 or older (4th claimant)
      DG - Widow, age 60 or older (5th claimant)
      DH - Widower, age 60 or older (3rd claimant)
      DJ - Widower, age 60 or older (4th claimant)
      DK - Widower, age 60 or older (5th claimant)
      DL - Widow remarried after age 60 (4th claimant)
      DM - Surviving divorced husband (2nd claimant)
      DN - Widow, remarried after age 60 (5th claimant)
      DP - Widower, remarried (2nd claimant)
      DQ - Widower, remarried (3rd claimant)
      DR - Widower, remarried (4TH claimant)
      DS - Surviving divorced husband (3rd claimant)
      DT - Widower, remarried (5th claimant)
      DV - Surviving divorced wife (3rd claimant)
      DW - Surviving divorced wife (4th claimant)
      DX - Surviving divorced husband (4th claimant)
      DY - Surviving divorced wife (5th claimant)
      DZ - Surviving divorced husband (5th claimant)
      E - Mother (1st claimant)
      E1 - Surviving divorced mother (1st claimant)
      E2 - Mother (2nd claimant)
      E3 - Surviving divorced mother (2nd claimant)
      E4 - Widowed father (1st claimant)
      E5 - Surviving divorced father (1st claimant)
      E6 - Widowed father (2nd claimant)
      E7 - Mother (3rd claimant)
      E8 - Mother (4th claimant)
      E9 - Surviving divorced father (2nd claimant)
      EA - Mother (5th claimant)
      EB - Surviving divorced mother (3rd claimant)
      EC - Surviving divorced mother (4th claimant)
      ED - Surviving divorced mother (5th claimant)
      EF - Widowed father (3rd claimant)
      EG - Widowed father (4th claimant)
      EH - Widowed father (5th claimant)
      EJ - Surviving divorced father (3rd claimant)
      EK - Surviving divorced father (4th claimant)
      EM - Surviving divorced father (5th claimant)
      F1 - Father (1st claimant)
      F2 - Mother (1st claimant)
      F3 - Stepfather
      F4 - Stepmother
      F5 - Adopting Father
      F6 - Adopting Mother
      F7 - Father (2nd claimant)
      F8 - Mother (2nd claimant)

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      G1-G9 - Claimants of Lump-Sum Death Benefits
      J1 - Entitled to HIB (less than 3 quarters coverage)
      J2 - Entitled to HIB (3 quarters coverage or more)
      J3 - Not entitled to HIB (less than 3 quarters coverage)
      J4 -Not entitled to HIB (3 quarters coverage or more)
      K1 - Wife entitled to HIB (Less than 3 quarters coverage)(1st claimant)
      K2 - Wife entitled to HIB (3 quarters coverage or more)(1st claimant)
      K3 - Wife not entitled to HIB (less than 3 quarters coverage) (1st claimant)
      K4 - Wife not entitled to HIB (3 quarters coverage or more) (1st claimant)
      K5 - Wife entitled to HIB (less than 3 quarters coverage) (2nd claimant)
      K6 - Wife entitled to HIB (3 quarters coverage or more) (2nd claimant)
      K7 - Wife not entitled to HIB (less than 3 quarters coverage) (2nd claimant)
      K8 - Wife not entitled to HIB (3 quarters coverage) (2nd claimant)
      K9 - Wife entitled to HIB (less than 3 quarters coverage) (3rd claimant)
      KA - Wife entitled to HIB (3 quarters or more) (3rd claimant)
      KB - Wife not entitled to HIB (less than 3 quarters coverage (3rd claimant)
      KC - Wife not entitled to HIB (3 quarters coverage or more (3rd claimant)
      KD - Wife entitled to HIB (less than 3 quarters coverage) (4th claimant)
      KE - Wife entitled to HIB (3 quarters coverage or more) (4th claimant)
      KF - Wife not entitled to HIB (less than 3 quarters coverage) (4th claimant)
      KG - Wife not entitled to HIB (3 quarters coverage or more) (4th claimant)
      KH - Wife entitled to HIB (less than 3 quarters coverage (5th claimant)
      KJ - Wife entitled to HIB (3 quarters coverage or more) (5th claimant)
      KL - Wife not entitled to HIB (less than 3 quarters coverage) (5th claimant)
      KM - Wife not entitled to HIB (3 quarters coverage or more) (5th claimant)

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      M - Uninsured (not entitled to HIB, qualified for SMIB)
      M1 - Insured (qualified for HIB, but requested SMIB only)
      T - Uninsured (entitled to HIB under deemed insured provision)
      TA - Federal wage earner
      TB - End stage renal disease wife or husband (1st claimant)
      TC - Child (disabled/end stage renal disease)
      T2-T9 - Additional children (disabled/end stage renal disease)
      TD - Widow or widower (1st claimant)
      TE - End stage renal disease widow or widower (1st claimant)
      TF - Father (1st or 2nd claimant)
      TG - End stage renal disease wife or husband (2nd claimant)
      TH- -End stage renal disease wife or husband (3rd claimant)
      TJ - End stage renal disease wife or husband (4th claimant)
      TK - End stage renal disease wife or husband (5th claimant)
      TL - Widow or widower (2nd claimant)
      TM - Widow or widower (3rd claimant)
      TN - Widow or widower (4th claimant)
      TP - Widow or widower (5th claimant)
      TQ - Mother, stepmother, or adopting mother (1st or 2nd claimant)
      TR - End stage renal disease widow or widower (2nd claimant)
      TS - End stage renal disease widow or widower (3rd claimant)
      TT - End stage renal disease widow or widower (4th claimant)
      TU - End stage renal disease widow or widower (5th claimant)
      TV - Disabled widow or widower (5th claimant)
      TW - Disabled widow or widower (1st claimant)
      TX - Disabled widow or widower (2nd claimant)
      TY - Disabled widow or widower (3rd claimant)
      TZ - Disabled widow or widower (4th claimant)
      W - Disabled widow (1st claimant)
      W1 - Disabled widower (1st claimant)
      W2 - Disabled widow (2nd claimant)
      W3 - Disabled widower (2nd claimant)
      W4 - Disabled widow (3rd claimant)

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      W5 - Disabled widower (3rd claimant)
      W6 - Disabled surviving divorced wife (1st claimant)
      W7 - Disabled surviving divorced wife (2nd claimant)
      W8 - Disabled surviving divorced wife (3rd claimant)
      W9 - Disabled widow (4th claimant)
      WB - Disabled widower (4th claimant)
      WC - Disabled surviving divorced wife (4th claimant)
      WF - Disabled widow (5th claimant)
      WG - Disabled widower (5th claimant)
      WJ - Disabled surviving divorced wife (5th claimant)
      WR - Disabled surviving divorced husband (1st claimant)
      WT - Disabled surviving divorced husband (2nd claimant)
      Z - An alien who does not meet five year residency requirement for Medicare B eligibility (Refer to Aged, Blind, and Disabled Policy Manual, MA-2410, VIII.)

D. Railroad Retirement Prefix Codes

      Following is a list of all valid Railroad Retirement Prefix Codes (claim symbols) with a brief description:

      A - Retirement – employee or annuitant
      CA - Disabled adult child of RR annuitant
      H - RR pensioner (age or disability)
      JA - Survivor joint annuitant – an annuitant who has taken a reduced amount to guarantee payments to a surviving spouse
      MA - Spouse of RR employee or annuitant (husband or wife)
      MH - Spouse of RR pensioner
      PA - Parent of RR annuitant
      PD - Parent of RR employee
      PH - Parent of pensioner
      WA - Widow or widower of an RR annuitant
      WCA - Child of RR annuitant, or widow of annuitant with a child in her care
      WCH - Widow of pensioner with a child in her care
      WD - Widow or widower of an RR employee
      WH - Widow of widower of an RR pensioner

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