Privacy Act of 1974; Matching Program, 26739 [2018-12314]

Download as PDF 26739 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 111 / Friday, June 8, 2018 / Notices 7. Authorization for the Social Security Administration to Obtain Account Records from a Financial Institution and Request for Records (Medicare)—20 CFR 418.3420—0960– 0729. The Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement, and Modernization Act of 2003 (MMA) established the Medicare Part D program for voluntary prescription drug coverage of premium, deductible, and copayment costs for individuals with limited income and or continue to qualify, for the subsidy. SSA uses Form SSA–4640 to: (1) Obtain the individual’s consent to verify balances of financial institution (FI) accounts; and (2) obtain verification of such balances from the FI. Respondents are Medicare Part D program subsidy applicants or claimants, and their financial institutions. resources. The MMA mandates that the Government provide subsidies for those individuals who qualify for the program, and who meet eligibility criteria for help with premium, deductible, or co-payment costs. SSA uses the SSA–4640, Authorization for the Social Security Administration to Obtain Account Records from a Financial Institution and Request for Records (Medicare), to determine if subsidy applicants or recipients qualify, Type of Request: Revision of an OMBapproved information collection. Number of respondents Modality of completion Frequency of response Average burden per response (minutes) Estimated total annual burden (hours) SSA–4640—Medicare Part D Subsidy Applicants .......................................... SSA–4640—Financial Institutions ................................................................... 5,000 5,000 1 1 1 4 83 333 Total .......................................................................................................... 10,000 ........................ ........................ 416 Dated: June 4, 2018. Faye Lipsky, Reports Clearance Director, Social Security Administration. [FR Doc. 2018–12395 Filed 6–7–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4191–02–P SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION [Docket No. SSA 2017–0059] Privacy Act of 1974; Matching Program AGENCY: Social Security Administration (SSA). Notice of a new matching program. ACTION: In accordance with the provisions of the Privacy Act, as amended, this notice announces a new matching program with the Railroad Retirement Board (RRB). This matching agreement sets forth the terms, safeguards, and procedures under which RRB, as the source agency, will disclose RRB annuity payment data to SSA, the recipient agency. SSA will use the information to verify Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Special Veterans Benefits (SVB) eligibility and benefit payment amounts. SSA will also record the railroad annuity amounts RRB paid to SSI and SVB recipients in the Supplemental Security Income Record (SSR). DATES: The deadline to submit comments on the proposed matching program is 30 days from the date of publication in the Federal Register. The matching program will be applicable on September 2, 2018 and will expire on March 1, 2020, or once a minimum of 30 days after publication of this notice amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES1 SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:53 Jun 07, 2018 Jkt 241001 has elapsed, whichever is later. The matching program will be in effect for a period of 18 months. ADDRESSES: Interested parties may comment on this notice by either telefaxing to (410) 966–0869, writing to Mary Ann Zimmerman, Acting Executive Director, Office of Privacy and Disclosure, Office of the General Counsel, Social Security Administration, G–401WHR Building, 6401 Security Boulevard, Baltimore, MD 21235–6401, or email at Mary.Ann.Zimmerman@ssa.gov. All comments received will be available for public inspection by contacting Ms. Zimmerman at this street address. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Interested parties may submit general questions about the matching program to Mary Ann Zimmerman, Acting Executive Director, Office of Privacy and Disclosure, Office of the General Counsel, by any of the means shown above. Mary Ann Zimmerman, Acting Executive Director, Office of Privacy and Disclosure, Office of the General Counsel. Participating Agencies: SSA and RRB. Authority for Conducting the Matching Program: The legal authority for this agreement is executed in compliance with the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended by the Computer Matching and Privacy Protection Act of 1988, the regulations and guidance promulgated thereunder. Legal authority for the disclosure under this agreement for the SSI portion are 1631(e)(1)(A) and (B) and 1631(f) of the Social Security Act (Act) (42 U.S.C. 1383(e)(1)(A) and (B) and 1383(f)). The legal authority for the disclosure under this agreement for PO 00000 Frm 00099 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 the SVB portion is 806(b) of the Act (42 U.S.C. 1006(b)). Purpose(s): The purpose of this matching program is to set forth the terms, safeguards, and procedures under which RRB, as the source agency, will disclose RRB annuity payment data to SSA, the recipient agency. SSA will use the information to verify SSI and SVB eligibility and benefit payment amounts. SSA will also record the railroad annuity amounts RRB paid to SSI and SVB recipients in the SSR. Categories of Individuals: The individuals whose information is involved in this matching program are applicants for and recipients of SSI payments and SVB benefits. Categories of Records: SSA will match the Social Security number, name, date of birth, and RRB claim number on the RRB file and the SSR. System(s) of Records: RRB will provide SSA with an electronic data file containing annuity payment data from RRB’s system of records, RRB–22 Railroad Retirement, Survivor, and Pensioner Benefits System, last published on May 15, 2015 (80 FR 28018). SSA will match RRB’s data with data maintained in the SSR, Supplemental Security Income Record and Special Veterans Benefits, SSA/ OITPBS, 60–0103, published on January 11, 2006 (71 FR 1830) and December 10, 2007 (72 FR 69723). SVB data also resides on the SSR. 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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 111 (Friday, June 8, 2018)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-12314]


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SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION

[Docket No. SSA 2017-0059]


Privacy Act of 1974; Matching Program

AGENCY: Social Security Administration (SSA).

ACTION: Notice of a new matching program.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the provisions of the Privacy Act, as 
amended, this notice announces a new matching program with the Railroad 
Retirement Board (RRB). This matching agreement sets forth the terms, 
safeguards, and procedures under which RRB, as the source agency, will 
disclose RRB annuity payment data to SSA, the recipient agency. SSA 
will use the information to verify Supplemental Security Income (SSI) 
and Special Veterans Benefits (SVB) eligibility and benefit payment 
amounts. SSA will also record the railroad annuity amounts RRB paid to 
SSI and SVB recipients in the Supplemental Security Income Record 
(SSR).

DATES: The deadline to submit comments on the proposed matching program 
is 30 days from the date of publication in the Federal Register. The 
matching program will be applicable on September 2, 2018 and will 
expire on March 1, 2020, or once a minimum of 30 days after publication 
of this notice has elapsed, whichever is later. The matching program 
will be in effect for a period of 18 months.

ADDRESSES: Interested parties may comment on this notice by either 
telefaxing to (410) 966-0869, writing to Mary Ann Zimmerman, Acting 
Executive Director, Office of Privacy and Disclosure, Office of the 
General Counsel, Social Security Administration, G-401WHR Building, 
6401 Security Boulevard, Baltimore, MD 21235-6401, or email at 
[email protected]. All comments received will be available for 
public inspection by contacting Ms. Zimmerman at this street address.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Interested parties may submit general 
questions about the matching program to Mary Ann Zimmerman, Acting 
Executive Director, Office of Privacy and Disclosure, Office of the 
General Counsel, by any of the means shown above.

Mary Ann Zimmerman,
Acting Executive Director, Office of Privacy and Disclosure, Office of 
the General Counsel.

    Participating Agencies: SSA and RRB.
    Authority for Conducting the Matching Program: The legal authority 
for this agreement is executed in compliance with the Privacy Act of 
1974, as amended by the Computer Matching and Privacy Protection Act of 
1988, the regulations and guidance promulgated thereunder. Legal 
authority for the disclosure under this agreement for the SSI portion 
are 1631(e)(1)(A) and (B) and 1631(f) of the Social Security Act (Act) 
(42 U.S.C. 1383(e)(1)(A) and (B) and 1383(f)). The legal authority for 
the disclosure under this agreement for the SVB portion is 806(b) of 
the Act (42 U.S.C. 1006(b)).
    Purpose(s): The purpose of this matching program is to set forth 
the terms, safeguards, and procedures under which RRB, as the source 
agency, will disclose RRB annuity payment data to SSA, the recipient 
agency. SSA will use the information to verify SSI and SVB eligibility 
and benefit payment amounts. SSA will also record the railroad annuity 
amounts RRB paid to SSI and SVB recipients in the SSR.
    Categories of Individuals: The individuals whose information is 
involved in this matching program are applicants for and recipients of 
SSI payments and SVB benefits.
    Categories of Records: SSA will match the Social Security number, 
name, date of birth, and RRB claim number on the RRB file and the SSR.
    System(s) of Records: RRB will provide SSA with an electronic data 
file containing annuity payment data from RRB's system of records, RRB-
22 Railroad Retirement, Survivor, and Pensioner Benefits System, last 
published on May 15, 2015 (80 FR 28018). SSA will match RRB's data with 
data maintained in the SSR, Supplemental Security Income Record and 
Special Veterans Benefits, SSA/OITPBS, 60-0103, published on January 
11, 2006 (71 FR 1830) and December 10, 2007 (72 FR 69723). SVB data 
also resides on the SSR.

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