Department adopts and incorporates by reference
, October 1, 2012 ed., which requires
the social security number (SSN) of each applicant or beneficiary, specifies
the exceptions to requiring the SSN, and specifies agency verification
responsibilities. The Department adopts Section 1137 of the Compilation of the
Social Security Laws, in effect May 8, 2013, which is incorporated by
(2) Acceptable proof of
an SSN is an electronic match, a social security card, or an official document
from the Social Security Administration, which identifies the correct number.
Acceptable proof of an application for an SSN is a social security receipt that
confirms the individual has applied for an SSN.
(3) The Department requires a new proof of
application for an SSN at each recertification if the SSN has not previously
(4) The Department
may assign a unique Medicaid identification number to an applicant or
beneficiary who meets one of the exceptions to the requirement to provide an