IMS: BENDEX Payment Status Codes

Block B20 refers to the Payment Status Code – Displays the SSA payment status for the beneficiary.

The Codes are broken down in the following categories.

  • Adjustment
  • Abatement
  • Current Pay
  • Deferred
  • Denied
  • Delayed
  • Suspended
  • Terminated
  • Uninsured
  • Withdrawal
  • Other

Adjustment

AA
Withdrawal To Split Payments
AC
Correction In Benefit Rate
AD
Adjusted For Dual Entitlement
AE
Withdrawn For Re-computation
AJ
Worker’s Compensation Offset
AM
Withdrawal From HI-ONLY Status; Monthly Benefits Being Awarded
AR
Withdrawal From S or T Status To Place In CP Status
AW
Worker’s Compensation Offset
A&
Withdrawn From Nonpayment Status To Place In CP Status
A-
Withdrawn From CP Status To Be Placed In Nonpayment Status
A0, A1, A2, A3, A4, A5,A6,A7,A8,A9
Rate Reduction Is Being Figured. Miscellaneous Adjustment Not Separately Defined

Abatement:

B
Claimant Died Prior To Entitlement

Current Payment:

CP
Current Payment Status
E
Railroad Retirement Board (RRB) Paying Benefits

Deferred:

DP
Receipt of Public Assistance
DW
Receipt of Worker’s Compensation
D1
Engaging in Foreign Work
D2
Beneficiary Overpaid because of Work
D3
Auxiliary’s Benefits Withheld because of D2 Status For Primary Beneficiary
D4
Failure to Have Child in Care
D5
Auxiliary’s Benefits Withheld because of a D1 Status for Primary Beneficiary
D6
Deferred to Recover Overpayment for Reason Not Attributable to Earnings
D9
Miscellaneous Deferment

Denied:

N
Disallowed Claim. (No Disability Decision was Made)
ND
Denied Claim (Disability Claim Denied for Unspecified Reason)

Delayed:

K
Advanced Filing for Deferred Payment
L
Advanced Filing
P
Adjudication Pending
PB
Benefits Due but NOT Paid
PT
Claim Terminated from Delayed Status
PF, PH, PJ, PK, PH, PJ, PP, PW, PO, P1, P2, P3, P4, P5, P6, P7, P8, P9
Payment Status Upon Final Adjudication. the Low Order Position has the Same Meaning as the Corresponding Low Order of Payment status S.

Suspended

S0
Determination of Continuing Disability is Pending
S1
Beneficiary Engaged in Work Outside the U.S.
S2
Beneficiary is Working in the U.S. and Expects to Earn in Excess of Annual Allowable Limit
S3
Auxiliary’s Benefits Withheld because of S2 Status of Primary Beneficiary
S4
Failure to Have Child in Care
S5
Auxiliary’s Benefits Withheld Due to $1 Status for Primary Beneficiary
S6
Check was Returned – – Correct Address Being Developed
S7
Disabled Beneficiary Suspended Due to Refusal of Vocational Rehabilitation; Imprisoned; Extended Trial Work Period
S8
Suspended while Payee is Being Determined
S9
Suspended for Reason Not Separately Defined
SD
Technical Entitlement Only. Beneficiary is Entitled on Another Claim
SF
Special Age 72 Beneficiary Fails to Meet Residency Requirement
SH
Special Age 72 Beneficiary is Receiving a Government Pension
SJ
Alien Suspension
SK
Beneficiary has been Deported
SL
Beneficiary Resides in a Country to which Checks Cannot be Sent.
SM
Beneficiary Refused Cash Benefits (Entitled to HI-SMI Only)
SP
Special Age 72 Beneficiary Suspended Due to Receiving Public Assistance
SS
Post- Secondary Student Summer Suspension
SW
Suspended because of Worker’s Compensation

Terminated:

TA
Terminated Prior to Entitlement
TB
Mother, Father Terminated because Beneficiary is Entitled to Disabled Widow(er)’s Benefits
TC
Disabled Widow Attained Age 62 and is Not Entitled as an Aged Widow
TJ
Advanced Filed Claim Terminated after Maturity
TL
Termination of Post-Secondary Student
TP
Terminated because of a Change in Type of Benefit or Post-Entitlement Action.
T&
The Claim was Withdrawn
T –
Converted from Disability Benefits to Retirement Benefits Upon Reaching Age 65
T0
Benefits are Payable by some Other Agency
T1
Terminated Due to Death of the Beneficiary
T2
Auxiliary Terminated Due to Death of the Primary
T3
Terminated Due to Divorce, Marriage, or Remarriage of the Beneficiary
T4
Child Attained Age 18 or 22 and is NOT Disabled; Mother/Father Terminated because Last Child Attained Age 18
T5
Beneficiary Entitled to other Benefit
T6
Child is No Longer a Student or Disabled; or the Last Entitled Child Died or Married
T7
Child Beneficiary was Adopted; Mother/Father Terminated as Last Child Adopted
T8
Primary Beneficiary No Longer Disabled; or the Last Disabled Child No Longer Disabled
T9
Terminated for Reason not Separately Defined

Uninsured:

U
Beneficiary is Entitled Only to HI or SMI

Withdrawal:

W
Withdrawal Before Entitlement

Other Adjustment or Termination Status:

X0
Claim Transferred to RRB.
X1
Beneficiary Died
X5
Entitled To Other Benefits
X7
HIB / SMIT Terminated
X8
Payee is being Developed
X9
Terminated for Reason Not Separately Defined
XD
Withdrawn for Adjustment
XF
Entitlement Transferred to Another Payment Service Center
XK
Beneficiary Deported
XR
Withdrawn from SMIB

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