.01 SSN Noncompliance – CA Special Considerations
The following special considerations apply to Social Security Number (SSN) noncompliance for CA participants:
Disqualify adult participants when they apply for themselves and do not comply with SSN requirements.
Count the income and resources of a participant who is noncompliant with SSN requirements in full.
The remaining participants may be eligible without the participant for whom SSN requirements have not been met.
Once a participant has been noncompliant with SSN requirements, the SSN enumeration process must be completed prior to adding the participant to the case.
Request that CA payees who are not eligible to receive benefits provide their SSN. They are not required to comply and their refusal does not affect the other participants.
Apply the policy and procedures for the reason for noncompliance outlined as follows: