7 CFR 272.14 - Deceased matching system.
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(a) General. Each State agency shall establish a system to verify and ensure that benefits are not issued to individuals who are deceased.
(b) Data source. States shall use the SSA's Death Master File, obtained through the State Verification and Exchange System (SVES) and enter into a computer matching agreement with SSA pursuant to authority to share data contained in 42 U.S.C. 405(r)(3).
(1) Comparing identifiable information about each household member against information from databases on deceased individuals. States shall make the comparison of matched data at the time of application and no less frequently than once a year.
(5) An opportunity for the household to respond to the match prior to an adverse action to deny, reduce, or terminate benefits; and
[77 FR 48055, Aug. 13, 2012]
Title 7 published on 2015-01-01.
No entries appear in the Federal Register after this date, for 7 CFR Part 272.