The social security payment status after you have been approved for benefits is used in the state data exchange system.
When you call to check your social security disability application payment status, the answers from calling the SSA are not always helpful. Sometimes it can feel like you are still trying to decode the entire process just to gain some sanity while you wait for payment after the decision has been made and you have been approved for disability. The SDX record status might be a clue. It is an internal status code for the state data exchange system, but it might be helpful to ask the person you speak with if there is SDX status code because there are so many stages when your application and payment is processed through the system. The front line staff answering the phones might not necessarily have detailed information about status codes and this is a list that might help you decode the mystery of why your application or backpay payment could be in limbo if you happen to find out a code on your file. If you have a NONPAY status, this chart should be especially useful to get more information.
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SDX Payment Status Codes
Here is how the SDX Payment Status Codes positions are used: they are three positions. The first position reflects the status of SSI/State Supplement payments, the second position and third positions give reasons for the status. This information is exchanged between state disability systems and the social security system.
You cannot check the status for Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits online but might be able to find out the status code when you call.
1st Position: Status of payment eligibility for Social Security
|C||Recipient is ELIGIBLE for SSI/SS payment.|
|E||Recipients ELIGIBILITY for Federal and/or State benefit based on the eligibility computation but no payment is due based on the payment computation.|
|H||Case is in HOLD status, final disposition pending.|
|M||Case under MANUAL control. Case is known as “force payment” although a payment may not be involved.|
|N||Applicant is NOT ELIGBLE for SSI/SS payment or that a previously eligible recipient is no longer eligible.|
|P||Suspension with the PROBABILITY of reinstatement.|
|S||Recipient may STILL be eligible for SSI/SS but payment is being withheld.|
|T||SSI/SS eligibility is TERMINATED|
2nd and 3rd Position: The reason for payment status
|C01||Current pay status|
|E01||Eligible for federal and/or state benefits based on eligibility computation, but there is no payment due based on payment computation.|
|H10||A living arrangement change is in process|
|H20||A marital status change is in process|
|H30||A resource change is in process|
|H40||A student status change is in process|
|H50||A head of household change is in process|
|H60||Hold pending receipt of date of death|
|H70||Hold pending transmission of one-time payment data|
|H90||There is a systems limitation involved and the SSA District Office (DO) must manually compute and input the payment amount|
|M01||Force Payment – Recipients may be in payment or nonpayment status. See SSI Gross Payable Amount field or State Supplemental Gross Payable Amount field for eligibility amount. These fields will contain zeros if in non-payment status|
|M02||Payment status posted to indicate that the record is under “force due” control|
|N01||NONPAY recipient’s countable income exceeds Title XVI payment amount and his/her State’s payment standard|
|N02||NONPAY recipient is inmate of public institution|
|N03||NONPAY recipient is outside U.S.|
|N04||NONPAY recipient’s nonexcludable resources exceed Title XVI limitations|
|N05||NONPAY unable to determine if eligibility exists|
|N06||NONPAY Recipient failed to file for other benefits|
|N07||NONPAY Cessation of recipient’s disability|
|N08||NONPAY Cessation of recipient’s blindness|
|N09||NONPAY Recipient refused vocational rehabilitation without good cause|
|N010||NONPAY Recipient refused treatment for drug addiction|
|N011||NONPAY Recipient refused treatment for alcoholism|
|N012||NONPAY Recipient voluntarily withdrew from program|
|N013||NONPAY Not a citizen eligible alien|
|N014||NONPAY Aged claim denied. Applicant not disabled|
|N015||NONPAY Blind claim denied. Applicant not blind|
|N016||NONPAY Disability claim denied. Applicant not disabled|
|N017||NONPAY Failure to pursue claim by applicant.|
|N019||NONPAY Recipient has voluntarily terminated participation in the SSI program.|
|N020||NONPAY Recipient fails to furnish a required report.|
|N022||NONPAY Inmate of a penal institution.|
|N023||NONPAY Not a resident of the U.S.|
|N024 (old)||NONPAY Claimant has been convicted of a felony of fraudulently misrepresenting residence. (Only for effective dates prior to 12/99)|
|N024||NONPAY Administrative Sanctions penalty imposed because claimant has provided false or misleading statements to obtain benefits. (Effective 12/99).|
|N25||NONPAY Claimant is a fugitive felon or parole/probation violator.|
|N27||NONPAY Disability terminated due to Substantial Gainful Activity (SGA).|
|N30||NONPAY Slight impairment – Medical consideration alone, no visual impairment.|
|N31||NONPAY Capacity for SGA – customary past work, no visual impairment.|
|N32||NONPAY Capacity for SGA – other work, no visual impairment.|
|N33||NONPAY Engaging in SGA despite impairment, no visual impairment.|
|N34||NONPAY Impairment is no longer severe at time of adjudication and did not last 12 months, no visual impairment.|
|N35||NONPAY Impairment is severe at time of adjudication but not expected to last 12 months, no visual impairment.|
|N36||NONPAY Insufficient or no medical data furnished, no visual impairment.|
|N37||NONPAY Failure or refusal to submit to consultative examination, no visual impairment.|
|N38||NONPAY Applicant does not want to continue development of claim, no visual impairment.|
|N39||NONPAY Applicant willfully fails to follow prescribed treatment, no visual impairment.|
|N40||NONPAY Impairment(s) does not meet or equal listing (disabled child under age 18 only), no visual impairment.|
|N41||NONPAY Slight Impairment – medical condition alone, visual impairment.|
|N42||NONPAY Capacity for SGA – other work, visual impairment.|
|N43||NONPAY Capacity for SGA – other work, visual impairment.|
|N44||NONPAY Engaging in SGA despite impairment, visual impairment.|
|N45||NONPAY Impairment no longer severe at time of adjudication and did not last 12 months, visual impairment.|
|N46||NONPAY Impairment is severe at time of adjudication but not expected to last 12 months, visual impairment.|
|N47||NONPAY Insufficient, or no medical evidence furnished, visual impairment.|
|N48||NONPAY Failure or refusal to submit to consultative examination, visual impairment.|
|N49||NONPAY Applicant does not want to continue development of claim, visual impairment.|
|N50||NONPAY Applicant willfully fails to follow prescribed treatment, visual impairment.|
|N51||NONPAY Impairment(s) does not meet or equal listing (disabled child under age 18 only), visual impairment.|
|N52||NONPAY Deleted from State rolls before 12/73 payment.|
|N53||NONPAY Deleted from State rolls after 12/73 payment.|
|N54||NONPAY DO unable to locate applicant.|
|P01||SUSPENDED Suspension of disability payments due to SGA, probability of reinstatement.|
|S01||SUSPENDED Suspension of payments due to report of death by Treasury, potential automated death case.|
|S04||SUSPENDED System is awaiting disability determination.|
|S05||SUSPENDED SGA decision pending.|
|S06||SUSPENDED Recipient’s address unknown.|
|S07||SUSPENDED Returned check for other than death, address, payee change or death of payee.|
|S08||SUSPENDED Representative payee development pending.|
|S09||SUSPENDED Miscellaneous suspense code.|
|S10||Adjudicative Suspense (system generated).|
|S20||SUSPENDED Potential rollback case or no disability made prior to 7/73 (inactive).|
|S21||SUSPENDED The recipient is presumptively disabled or blind and has received three months payments.|
|T01||TERMINATED Death of recipient.|
|T20||TERMINATED Received payment under two different numbers.|
|T22||TERMINATED Same definition as code T20 except that termination results from electronic screening.|
|T30||TERMINATED Manual termination (payment previously made). Change in record composition requires termination of existing record.|
|T31||TERMINATED System generated termination (payment previously made).|
|T32||New payment status code posted by the SSA automated system when a record is approaching the maximum size.|
|T33||New payment status code indicating a manual termination of a record.|
|T50||TERMINATED Manual termination (no previous payment made).|
|T51||TERMINATED System generated termination (no previous payment made).|
Concurrent Payment Category Codes
There are codes that indicate optional state supplementation concurrent payment categories that are in the recipient type code.
0 – No supplementation paid.
1 – Paid in aged category (optional supplement).
2 – Paid in blind category (optional supplement).
4 – Paid in disability category (optional supplement).
8 – One member of couple is paid in blind category (optional supplement) (California only).
9 – Mandatory supplementation paid.
Disability Payment Codes
These are codes that Indicate the status of SSDI disability payments.
P – Presumptive finding.
F – Final determination-allowance.
S – State determination (conversion case only) allowance.
R – Referred to State agency. Code indicates (a) final. Determination denial, or (b) Pending determination.
T – Presumptive finding. State conversion record.
X – No disability determination made (claim denied on basis of non disability issues).
(BLANK) – Not applicable.
Conditional Payment Codes
The conditional payment code indicates if a payment is or was subject to disposition of excess resources. When a payment is no longer conditional, the code remain “C”
C – Conditional
N – Not Conditional