By Payroll and Entitlements Editorial Staff
The SSA has issued a notice announcing a new matching program with the Bureau of the Fiscal Service, Department of the Treasury (Fiscal Service). The matching agreement between SSA and Fiscal Service sets forth the terms, conditions, and safeguards under which the Fiscal Service will disclose ownership of Savings Securities data to the SSA. Comments are due by January 19, 2021.
The disclosure will provide the SSA with information necessary to verify an individual's self-certification of his or her financial status to determine eligibility for low-income subsidy assistance in the Medicare Part D prescription drug benefit program established under the Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement, and Modernization Act of 2003.
Interested parties may submit general questions about this matching program to Andrea Huseth, Division Director, Office of Privacy and Disclosure, Office of the General Counsel, Social Security Administration, G-401 WHR, 6401 Security Boulevard, Baltimore, MD 21235-6401, at telephone: (410) 966-5855, or send an email to [email protected]. See 85 Fed. Reg. 82025, December 8, 2020.
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