Privacy Act of 1974; Matching Program, 56885 [2019-23131]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 205 / Wednesday, October 23, 2019 / Notices (Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number 59008) SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Matthew Ramsey, Executive Director, Office of Privacy and Disclosure, Office of the General Counsel. Christopher Pilkerton, Acting Administrator. BILLING CODE 8026–03–P SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION [Docket No. SSA 2019–0009] Privacy Act of 1974; Matching Program 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 Department of Labor (DOL). The matching agreement (agreement) establishes the terms, conditions, and safeguards under which DOL will disclose the DOL-administered Part C Black Lung (BL) benefit data to SSA. SSA will match DOL’s Part C BL data with SSA’s records of persons receiving Social Security disability benefits to verify that Part C BL beneficiaries are receiving the correct amount of Social Security disability benefits. DATES: The deadline to submit comments on the proposed matching program is 30 days from the date of publication of this notice in the Federal Register. The matching program will be applicable on November 25, 2019, 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 Matthew D. Ramsey, Executive Director, Office of Privacy and Disclosure, Office of the General Counsel, Social Security Administration, G–401 WHR, 6401 Security Boulevard, Baltimore, MD 21235–6401, or emailing Matthew.Ramsey@ssa.gov. All comments received will be available for public inspection by contacting Mr. Ramsey at this street address. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Norma Followell, Supervisory Team Lead, 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 Norma.Followell@ssa.gov. SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:10 Oct 22, 2019 Jkt 250001 BILLING CODE P Authority for Conducting the Matching Program: The legal authority for this matching program is section 224(h)(1) of the Social Security Act (Act), 42 U.S.C. 424a(h)(1). This legal authority requires any Federal agency to provide SSA with information in its possession that SSA may require for making a timely determination of the amount of reduction required under section 224 of the Act for workers’ compensation offset. Purpose(s): This matching program establishes the terms, conditions, and safeguards under which DOL will disclose the DOL-administered Part C BL benefit data to SSA. SSA will match DOL’s Part C BL data with SSA’s records of persons receiving Social Security disability benefits to verify that Part C BL beneficiaries are receiving the correct amount of Social Security disability benefits. Categories of Individuals: The individuals whose information is involved in this matching program are those individuals who are receiving Part C BL benefits and Social Security disability benefits. Categories of Records: DOL’s monthly extract file will contain each Part C BL beneficiary’s Social Security number (SSN), name, date of birth, date of entitlement, payment status, current benefit amount, and effective date of the current benefit amount. SSA will determine which of the beneficiaries are receiving Social Security disability benefits and match the DOL data against the SSN, type of action code, and offset type for those beneficiaries in SSA’s Master Beneficiary Record (MBR). System(s) of Records: SSA will match the DOL extract file against the MBR, 60–0090, last fully published at 71 FR 1826 (January 11, 2006), as amended at 72 FR 69723 (December 10, 2007), 78 FR 40542 (July 5, 2013), 83 FR 31250–31251 (July 3, 2018), and 83 FR 54969 (November 1, 2018). DOL’s extract file is from DOL’s Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs (OWCP), BL Benefit Payments file, DOL/OWCP–9, last fully published PO 00000 Frm 00131 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 at 81 FR 25765 (April 29, 2016). Both agencies have published the appropriate routine uses to permit the disclosures necessary to conduct this match. [FR Doc. 2019–23131 Filed 10–22–19; 8:45 am] Participating Agencies: SSA and DOL. [FR Doc. 2019–23083 Filed 10–22–19; 8:45 am] AGENCY: None. 56885 SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION [Docket No. SSA 2019–0010] 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 Department of Labor (DOL). This matching agreement establishes the terms, conditions, and safeguards under which the DOL will disclose the DOL-administered Part B Black Lung (BL) benefit data to SSA. SSA will match DOL’s Part B BL data with SSA’s records of persons receiving Supplemental Security Income (SSI) to verify that Part B BL beneficiaries are receiving the correct amount of SSI payments. SUMMARY: The deadline to submit comments on the proposed matching program is 30 days from the date of publication of this notice in the Federal Register. The matching program will be applicable on November 25, 2019, 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 Matthew D. Ramsey, Executive Director, Office of Privacy and Disclosure, Office of the General Counsel, Social Security Administration, G–401 WHR, 6401 Security Boulevard, Baltimore, MD 21235–6401, or emailing Matthew.Ramsey@ssa.gov. All comments received will be available for public inspection by contacting Mr. Ramsey at this street address. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Norma Followell, Supervisory Team Lead, 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 Norma.Followell@ssa.gov. 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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 205 (Wednesday, October 23, 2019)]
[Notices]
[Page 56885]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-23131]


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SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION

[Docket No. SSA 2019-0009]


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 
Department of Labor (DOL).
    The matching agreement (agreement) establishes the terms, 
conditions, and safeguards under which DOL will disclose the DOL-
administered Part C Black Lung (BL) benefit data to SSA. SSA will match 
DOL's Part C BL data with SSA's records of persons receiving Social 
Security disability benefits to verify that Part C BL beneficiaries are 
receiving the correct amount of Social Security disability benefits.

DATES: The deadline to submit comments on the proposed matching program 
is 30 days from the date of publication of this notice in the Federal 
Register. The matching program will be applicable on November 25, 2019, 
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 Matthew D. Ramsey, Executive 
Director, Office of Privacy and Disclosure, Office of the General 
Counsel, Social Security Administration, G-401 WHR, 6401 Security 
Boulevard, Baltimore, MD 21235-6401, or emailing 
[email protected]. All comments received will be available for 
public inspection by contacting Mr. Ramsey at this street address.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Norma Followell, Supervisory Team 
Lead, 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].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: None.

Matthew Ramsey,
Executive Director, Office of Privacy and Disclosure, Office of the 
General Counsel.

Participating Agencies:

    SSA and DOL.

Authority for Conducting the Matching Program:

    The legal authority for this matching program is section 224(h)(1) 
of the Social Security Act (Act), 42 U.S.C. 424a(h)(1). This legal 
authority requires any Federal agency to provide SSA with information 
in its possession that SSA may require for making a timely 
determination of the amount of reduction required under section 224 of 
the Act for workers' compensation offset.

Purpose(s):

    This matching program establishes the terms, conditions, and 
safeguards under which DOL will disclose the DOL-administered Part C BL 
benefit data to SSA. SSA will match DOL's Part C BL data with SSA's 
records of persons receiving Social Security disability benefits to 
verify that Part C BL beneficiaries are receiving the correct amount of 
Social Security disability benefits.

Categories of Individuals:

    The individuals whose information is involved in this matching 
program are those individuals who are receiving Part C BL benefits and 
Social Security disability benefits.

Categories of Records:

    DOL's monthly extract file will contain each Part C BL 
beneficiary's Social Security number (SSN), name, date of birth, date 
of entitlement, payment status, current benefit amount, and effective 
date of the current benefit amount. SSA will determine which of the 
beneficiaries are receiving Social Security disability benefits and 
match the DOL data against the SSN, type of action code, and offset 
type for those beneficiaries in SSA's Master Beneficiary Record (MBR).

System(s) of Records:

    SSA will match the DOL extract file against the MBR, 60-0090, last 
fully published at 71 FR 1826 (January 11, 2006), as amended at 72 FR 
69723 (December 10, 2007), 78 FR 40542 (July 5, 2013), 83 FR 31250-
31251 (July 3, 2018), and 83 FR 54969 (November 1, 2018). DOL's extract 
file is from DOL's Office of Workers' Compensation Programs (OWCP), BL 
Benefit Payments file, DOL/OWCP-9, last fully published at 81 FR 25765 
(April 29, 2016). Both agencies have published the appropriate routine 
uses to permit the disclosures necessary to conduct this match.

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