WAG 22-07-00.

The Social Security Administration Programs Control Unit (SSA/PCU) (Bureau of Operations Support) has responsibility for coordinating the following, with the SSA and CMS:

  • SSN Discrepancies
  • SSA Benefit Data Exchange (BENDEX)
  • SSI Benefit Data Exchange (SDX)
  • State Online Query (SOLQ)
  • Medicare Part A Hospital Insurance Benefits (HIB)
  • Medicare Part B Supplementary Medical Insurance Benefits (SMIB)
  • Qualified Medicare Beneficiary (QMB)
  • Specified Low-Income Medicare Beneficiary (SLIB)
  • Chronic Renal Dialysis

This Unit exchanges and uses SSA data for determining eligibility, central budgeting, and payment of HIB/SMIB premiums on behalf of clients.

Refer problems or discrepancies to the SSA PC Unit for resolution.