Privacy Act of 1974; Matching Program, 45291 [2020-16144]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 144 / Monday, July 27, 2020 / Notices CONTESTING RECORD PROCEDURES: NOTIFICATION PROCEDURES: Same as record access procedures. These procedures are in accordance with our regulations at 20 CFR 401.40 and 401.45. EXEMPTIONS PROMULGATED FOR THE SYSTEM: This system of records has been exempted from certain provisions of the Privacy Act pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552a(k)(2). Rules have been promulgated in accordance with the requirements of 5 U.S.C. 553(b), (c), and (e) and have been published in the Federal Register (FR Doc. 2016–290335 Filed 12–1–16; 8:45 a.m.). HISTORY: [FR Doc. 2020–16143 Filed 7–24–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4191–02–P SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION [Docket No. SSA–2019–0053] 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 Veterans Affairs (VA), Veterans Benefits Administrarion (VBA). 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 September 6, 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. SUMMARY: jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES Matthew Ramsey, Executive Director, Office of Privacy and Disclosure, Office of the General Counsel. PARTICIPATING AGENCIES: 81 FR 87119, Anti-Harassment & Hostile Work Environment Case Tracking and Records System; 83 FR 54969, Anti-Harassment & Hostile Work Environment Case Tracking and Records System. AGENCY: Interested parties may comment on this notice by either telefaxing to (410) 966–0869, writing to Matthew 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: Interested parties may submit general questions about the 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 Andrea.Huseth@ssa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: None. ADDRESSES: Same as record access procedures. Individuals should also reasonably identify the record, specify the information they are contesting, and state the corrective action sought and the reason(s) for the correction with supporting justification showing how the record is incomplete, untimely, inaccurate, or irrelevant. These procedures are in accordance with our regulations at 20 CFR 401.65(a). VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:31 Jul 24, 2020 Jkt 250001 45291 for Extra Help as part of the agency’s Medicare outreach efforts. CATEGORIES OF RECORDS: VA’s data file comes from compensation and pension payment data records. SSA matches VA data against Medicare Database (MDB) data. SSA will conduct the match using the Social Security number, name, date of birth, and VA claim number on both the VA file and the MDB. SYSTEM(S) OF RECORDS: VA will provide compensation and pension payment data from its Systes of Records (SOR) entitled ‘‘Compensation, Pension, Education, and Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Records-VA’’ (58VA21/22/28), republished with updated name at 74 FR 14865 (April 1, 2009) and last amended at 77 FR 42593 (July 19, 2012). SSA will match the VA data with SSA SOR ‘‘Medicare Database File,’’ 60– 0321, last fully published at 71 FR 42159 (July 25, 2006) and amended at 72 FR 69723 (December 10, 2007) and 83 FR 54969 (November 1, 2018). [FR Doc. 2020–16144 Filed 7–24–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4191–02–P SSA and VA VBA. AUTHORITY FOR CONDUCTING THE MATCHING PROGRAM: DEPARTMENT OF STATE The legal authority for this computer matching are sections 1144(a)(1) and (b)(1), and 1860D–14(a)(3) of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 1320b–14(a)(1) and (b)(1), 1395w–114(a)(3)). [Public Notice 11144] This matching program establishes the conditions under which the VA VBA will provide SSA with VA compensation and pension payment data. This disclosure will provide SSA with information necessary to verify an individual’s self-certification of eligibility for the Medicare Prescription Drug (Medicare Part D) subsidy (Extra Help). It will also enable SSA to identify individuals who may qualify for Extra Help as part of the agency’s Medicare outreach efforts. CATEGORIES OF INDIVIDUALS: The individuals whose information is involved in this matching program are those who are recorded in VA compensation and pension payment records and are matched with data in SSA’s Medicare Database system of records. Such individuals have selfcertified eligibility to SSA for the Medicare Prescription Drug (Medicare Part D) subsidy (Extra Help). In addition, SSA will use the information to identify individuals who may quality Frm 00133 Notice of request for public comment and submission to OMB of proposed collection of information. ACTION: PURPOSE(S): PO 00000 30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Affidavit Regarding a Change of Name Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 The Department of State has submitted the information collection described below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for approval. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 we are requesting comments on this collection from all interested individuals and organizations. The purpose of this Notice is to allow 30 days for public comment. DATES: Submit comments up to August 26, 2020. ADDRESSES: Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of this notice to www.reginfo.gov/public/do/ PRAMain. Find this particular information collection by selecting ‘‘Currently under 30-day Review—Open for Public Comments’’ or by using the search function. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\27JYN1.SGM 27JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 144 (Monday, July 27, 2020)]
[Notices]
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[FR Doc No: 2020-16144]


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SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION

[Docket No. SSA-2019-0053]


 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 Veterans Affairs (VA), Veterans Benefits Administrarion 
(VBA).

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 September 6, 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 Matthew 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: Interested parties may submit general 
questions about the 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].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: None.

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

PARTICIPATING AGENCIES:
    SSA and VA VBA.

AUTHORITY FOR CONDUCTING THE MATCHING PROGRAM:
    The legal authority for this computer matching are sections 
1144(a)(1) and (b)(1), and 1860D-14(a)(3) of the Social Security Act 
(42 U.S.C. 1320b-14(a)(1) and (b)(1), 1395w-114(a)(3)).

PURPOSE(S):
    This matching program establishes the conditions under which the VA 
VBA will provide SSA with VA compensation and pension payment data. 
This disclosure will provide SSA with information necessary to verify 
an individual's self-certification of eligibility for the Medicare 
Prescription Drug (Medicare Part D) subsidy (Extra Help). It will also 
enable SSA to identify individuals who may qualify for Extra Help as 
part of the agency's Medicare outreach efforts.

CATEGORIES OF INDIVIDUALS:
    The individuals whose information is involved in this matching 
program are those who are recorded in VA compensation and pension 
payment records and are matched with data in SSA's Medicare Database 
system of records. Such individuals have self-certified eligibility to 
SSA for the Medicare Prescription Drug (Medicare Part D) subsidy (Extra 
Help). In addition, SSA will use the information to identify 
individuals who may quality for Extra Help as part of the agency's 
Medicare outreach efforts.

CATEGORIES OF RECORDS:
    VA's data file comes from compensation and pension payment data 
records. SSA matches VA data against Medicare Database (MDB) data.
    SSA will conduct the match using the Social Security number, name, 
date of birth, and VA claim number on both the VA file and the MDB.

SYSTEM(S) OF RECORDS:
    VA will provide compensation and pension payment data from its 
Systes of Records (SOR) entitled ``Compensation, Pension, Education, 
and Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Records-VA'' (58VA21/22/
28), republished with updated name at 74 FR 14865 (April 1, 2009) and 
last amended at 77 FR 42593 (July 19, 2012).
    SSA will match the VA data with SSA SOR ``Medicare Database File,'' 
60-0321, last fully published at 71 FR 42159 (July 25, 2006) and 
amended at 72 FR 69723 (December 10, 2007) and 83 FR 54969 (November 1, 
2018).
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