A-2100, Supplemental Security Income

Revision 19-4; Effective December 1, 2019

The Social Security Administration (SSA) administers the SSI program. In Texas, persons found eligible for SSI cash payment are automatically eligible for Medicaid. SSA notifies the state through an automated interface called the State Data Exchange System (SDX). Once received, the person is certified for Medicaid and sent a Your Texas Benefits Medicaid card.

SSI appears as type of assistance ME-SSI (TP 13) in TIERS.

Related Policy

SSI Applications, B-7100
MEPD Eligibility Pending a Decision of SSI Application, B-7300
Interstate Requests for Assistance, D-3610
SSI Recipient Visiting in Texas, D-3660
Co-Payment for SSI Cases, H-6000