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Representative payment under titles II, VIII and XVI of the Social Security Act. Final rule.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19112702     Owner:  HSR     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We are amending our rules governing how we investigate representative payee applicants. Under these rules, any payee who previously satisfied the payee investigation criteria, including a face-to-face interview, and currently serves as a payee generally need not appear for another face-to-face interview when subsequently applying to become a payee unless we determine within our discretion, that a new face-to-face interview is necessary. The payee applicant would still be required to satisfy the rest of the investigation process as set forth in the regulations. Reducing the number of subsequent face-to-face interviews of payee applicants will streamline our representative payee application process, allowing payee applicants to become qualified more quickly when they already serve as a payee. This rule also will expedite payment of benefits in certain representative payee situations and reduce the burden on our field office employees by eliminating the necessity of interviewing such payee applicants.
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Federal register     Volume:  73     ISSN:  0097-6326     ISO Abbreviation:  Fed Regist     Publication Date:  2008 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-12-29     Completed Date:  2009-01-02     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7808722     Medline TA:  Fed Regist     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  66520-2     Citation Subset:  T    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Disability Evaluation*
Eligibility Determination / economics,  legislation & jurisprudence*
Humans
Insurance Claim Review / legislation & jurisprudence*
Social Security / economics,  legislation & jurisprudence*
United States
Veterans / legislation & jurisprudence*

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