Revision 15-4; Effective October 1, 2015

 

 

D—510 Social Security Enumeration

Revision 15-4; Effective October 1, 2015

 

CHIP

All Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) applicants must provide a Social Security number (SSN), and advisors must verify citizenship and SSN at application using State Online Query (SOLQ) or Wire Third-Party Query (WTPY) and the process explained in A-351.2, Using State Online Query (SOLQ) or Wire Third-Party Query (WTPY) to Verify Citizenship.

If an applicant cannot provide an SSN, the advisor must verify that the applicant has applied for an SSN.

If an applicant does not have an SSN and does not meet a good cause reason for Medical Programs as explained in A-410, General Policy, the agency must follow the process explained in A-411, Determining Advisor Action at Application.

Non-applicants are not required to provide an SSN or proof of an application for an SSN. When non-applicants provide an SSN, advisors may attempt to verify the SSN using the procedures explained in A-440, Verification Requirements. If verification is not available through electronic data sources, verification must not be requested from the applicant.

CHIP Perinatal

A pregnant woman is not required to provide or apply for an SSN.

The applicant is not required to provide SSNs for other members included in the budget group. If SSNs are provided, they shall be recorded and the advisor may attempt to verify the SSN using the procedures explained in A-440, Verification Requirements. If verification is not available through electronic data sources, verification of the SSN must not be requested from the applicant.

 

D—520 Verification Sources

Revision 15-4; Effective October 1, 2015

 

CHIP

For SSN discrepancies or SSNs that cannot be verified through SOLQ or WTPY, the family must provide one of the following:

  • Copy of the child's SSN card; or
  • Social Security Administration letter confirming the child's SSN.

Acceptable proof of application of an SSN includes:

  • Form SSA-5028, Receipt for Application for an SSN, less than 30 days old;
  • Form SSA-2853, Message From Social Security, less than 180 days old; or
  • Form H1106, Enumeration Referral.