Computer Matching Program Between the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the Social Security Administration (SSA)
Notice is hereby given that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) intends to conduct a computer matching program with the Social Security Administration (SSA) to verify self-reported household income information for veterans whose eligibility for VA medical care is based on income levels. Legal Authority: The authority for this matching program is contained in 38 U.S.C. section 5317, 38 U.S.C. 5106, and 26 U.S.C. 6103(l)(7)(D)(viii). Purpose: The purpose of this match is to obtain SSA earned income information data needed for the income verification process. Records To Be Matched: The VA records involved in the match are ``Health Eligibility Center (HEC) Records'' (89VA19). The SSA records are from the Earning Recording and Self Employment Income System, SSA/ OEEAS 09-60-0059.