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HHS Computer Matching Agreements (CMAs)

HHS conducts computer matching programs with other federal agencies and with state agencies.  A complete list of matching programs currently in effect is provided below, with links to the matching agreement and public notice describing each program. For more information about computer matching, see OMB Circular A-108 (Dec. 2016)HHS Data Integrity Board (DIB) Guidelines for Computer Matching Agreements (Aug. 2016), and HHS DIB annual reports.

The federal agency responsible for preparing the documents, obtaining required approvals and signatures, and publishing the matching notice is shown in bold.

Administration for Children and Families (ACF):

  • HHS 1704 SSI-OCSE Quarterly Match; and Online Query for SSI, Disability Insurance, and Ticket to Work
    • Matching Agreement – Parties: SSA and HHS/ACF (effective  6/12/17-12/11/18; renewed to 12/11/19)
  • HHS 1705 Verification of Eligibility for Extra Help (Low Income Subsidy) Under the Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Coverage Program
    • Matching Agreement  - Parties: SSA and HHS/ACF (effective 11/27/17-5/26/19; renewed to 5/26/20)
  • HHS 1706 Verification of Unemployment Compensation Program Eligibility
    • Matching Agreement - Parties: HHS/ACF and State Agencies (effective 1/20/18-7/18/19; renewed to 7/18/20)
  • HHS 1707 Verification of State Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Program (TANF) Eligibility
    • Matching Agreement - Parties: HHS/ACF and State Agencies (effective 1/20/18-7/18/19; renewed to 7/18/20)
  • HHS 1708 Information Comparisons and Disclosure to Assist in Administering the Public Assistance Reporting Information System Program (PARIS-VA)
    • Matching Agreement - Parties: VA and State Agencies (facilitated by HHS/ACF; the HHS DIB may review but need not approve this matching program) (effective 3/1/18-8/29/19; renewed to 8/29/20)
  • HHS 1801 Title II-Office of Child Support Enforcement Quarterly Match
    • Matching Agreement – Parties: SSA and HHS/ACF (effective 6/22/18-12/21/19; may be renewed to 12/21/20)
  • HHS 1814 Verification of Employment and Income Analysis
    • Matching Agreement - Parties: HUD and HHS/ACF (effective 1/27/19-7/26/20; may be renewed to 7/26/21)
  • DoD 86 Verification of Continued Eligibility for Public Assistance (PARIS-DoD)
    • Matching Agreement - Parties: DoD/DMDC and State Agencies (facilitated by HHS/ACF; the HHS DIB may review but need not approve this matching program) (effective 4/11/19-10/10/20; may be renewed to 10/10/21)
  • HHS 1901 Information Comparisons and Disclosures to Assist in Administering the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
    • Matching Agreement - Parties: HHS/ACF and State Agencies (effective 8/16/19-2/15/21; may be renewed to 2/15/22)

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS):

  • HHS 1402 Do Not Pay Initiative
    • Matching Agreement - Parties: HHS/CMS and Treasury (effective 10/13/14-10/12/2017; renewed to 10/12/20)
  • HHS 1613 Disclosure of Medicare Non-Utilization Information (Ages 90 and Above)
    • Matching Agreement - Parties: SSA and HHS/CMS (effective 8/9/17-12/31/18 or 2/9/19; renewed to 12/31/19)
  • HHS 1803 Determining Enrollment or Eligibility for Insurance Affordability Programs Under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
    • Matching Agreement - Parties: HHS/CMS and SSA (effective 9/9/18-3/8/20; may be renewed to 3/8/21)
  • HHS 1805 Disclosure of Insurance Affordability Program Information Under the Affordable Care Act
    • Matching Agreement - Parties: HHS/CMS and State Entities (effective 11/14/18-5/13/20; may be renewed to 5/13/21)
  • HHS 1806 Verification of Eligibility for Minimum Essential Coverage Under the Affordable Care Act Through a DoD Health Benefits Plan
    • Matching Agreement - Parties: HHS/CMS and DoD (effective 11/30/18-5/29/20; may be renewed to 5/29/21)
  • HHS 1807 Verification of Eligibility for Minimum Essential Coverage Under the Affordable Care Act Through a VHA Plan
  • HHS 1808 Verification of Household Income and Family Size for Affordable Care Act Insurance Affordability Programs and Exemptions
  • HHS 1809 Verification of United States Citizenship and Immigration Status Data for Eligibility Determinations
  • HHS 1810 Verification of Eligibility for Minimum Essential Coverage Under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act Through an OPM Health Benefit Plan
    • Matching Agreement - Parties: HHS/CMS and OPM (effective 12/8/18-6/7/20; may be renewed to 6/7/21)
  • HHS 1811 Verification of Eligibility for Minimum Essential Coverage Under the Affordable Care Act Through a Peace Corps Health Benefit Plan
    • Matching Agreement - Parties: HHS/CMS and Peace Corps (effective 1/1/19-6/30/20; may be renewed to 6/30/21)
  • HHS 1812 Disclosure of Nursing Care Facility Admission and Discharge Information
    • Matching Agreement - Parties: SSA and HHS/CMS (effective 12/19/18-6/5/20 or 6/18/20; may be renewed to 6/5/21 or 6/18/21)
  • DoD XX Disclosure of Enrollment Eligibility Information for Military Health System Beneficiaries Who Are Medicare Eligible (CHAMPUS/TRICARE)
    • Matching Agreement - Parties: DoD/DMDC and HHS/CMS (pending)
  • HHS 1905 Disclosure of Information to Support the Veteran Affairs' Seek to Prevent Fraud, Waste, and Abuse Initiative
    • Matching Agreement - Parties: VA and HHS/CMS (effective 8/30/2019 through Feb. 2021; may be renewed through Feb. 2022)
  • HHS 1906 Disclosure of Information to Support Eligibility Determination for Participation in the Federal Lifeline Program
    • Matching Agreement - Parties: FCC and HHS/CMS (effective 8/28/2019 to 1/29/2021 or 2/27/2021; may be renewed to 1/29/2022 or 2/27/2022)
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Content last reviewed on September 10, 2019