The Social Security Administration is soliciting comments on the renewal of a matching program that it conducts with the Office of Child Support Enforcement (OCSE) in the Department of Health and Human Services. The program will become effective no sooner than 40 days after notice is sent to Congress and the Office of Management and Budget or April 20, 2012, whichever is later. The purpose of the program is to assist the SSA in “(1) establishing or verifying eligibility or payment amounts, or both, under the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program; (2) establishing or verifying eligibility or continuing entitlement under the Disability Insurance (DI) program; and (3) administering the Ticket to Work and Self-Sufficiency (Ticket to Work) program.”
Both the SSA and the OCSE each will provide information to the other agency.
The SSA's notice, which was published in the May 8, 2012, Federal Register (77 Fed. Reg. 27108), details which databases are going to be matched.