SSA Claim Number

Introduction The SSA Claim Account Number consists of nine digits and a suffix. The alpha/numeric symbol identifies the type of benefit for which the claimant is eligible or entitled. Listed below are the Beneficiary Identification Codes (BIC) and the Black Lung Identification Codes (BLIC) for SSA and Black Lung beneficiaries.

BIC Code
Type of Beneficiary
I.D. or Rank

A

Primary Claimant

 

B

Wife, age 62 or over

(1st claimant)

B1

Husband, age 62 or over

(1st claimant)

B2

Young wife, with a child in her care

(1st claimant)

B3

Same as B

(2nd claimant)

B4

Same as B1

(2nd claimant)

B5

Same as B2

(2nd claimant)

B6

Divorced wife, age 62 or over

(1st claimant)

B7

Same as B2

(3rd claimant)

B8

Same as B

(3rd claimant)

B9

Same as B6

(2nd claimant)

BA

Same as B

(4th claimant)

BD

Same as B

(5th claimant)

BG

Same as B1

(3rd claimant)

BH

Same as B1

(4th claimant)

BJ

Same as B1

(5th claimant)

BK

Same as B2

(4th claimant)

BL

Same as B2

(5th claimant)

BN

Same as B6

(3rd claimant)

BP

Same as B6

(3rd claimant)

BQ

Same as B6

(5th claimant)

BR

Divorced husband

(1st claimant)

BT

Divorced husband

(2nd claimant)

BW

Young husband

(2nd claimant)

BY

Young husband

(1st claimant)

C1-C9

Child (minor child, disabled child, or student child)

 

CA-CK

CA = C11, CB = C12, etc.

 

D

Widow, age 60 or over

(1st claimant)

D1

Widower, age 60 or over

(1st claimant)

D2

Same as D

(2nd claimant)

D3

Same as D1

(2nd claimant)

D4

Widow

remarried after attaining age 60

D5

Widower

remarried after attaining age 60

D6

Surviving divorced wife, age 60 or over

(1st claimant)

D7

Same as D6

(2nd claimant)

D8

Same as D

(3rd claimant)

D9

Same as D4

(2nd claimant)

DA

Same as D4

(3rd claimant)

DD

Same as D

(4th claimant)

DC

Surviving divorced husband

(1st claimant)

DG

Same as D

(5th claimant)

DH

Same as D1

(3rd claimant)

DJ

Same as D1

(4th claimant)

DK

Same as D1

(5th claimant)

DL

Same as D4

(4th claimant)

DM

Same as DC

(2nd claimant)

DN

Same as D4

(5th claimant)

DP

Same as D5

(2nd claimant)

DQ

Same as D5

(3rd claimant)

DR

Same as D5

(4th claimant)

DS

Same as DC

(3rd claimant)

DT

Same as D5

(5th claimant)

DV

Same as D6

(3rd claimant)

DW

Same as D6

(4th claimant)

DX

Same as DC

(4th claimant)

DY

Same as D6

(5th claimant)

DZ

Same as DC

(5th claimant)

E

Mother (widow)

(1st claimant)

E1

Surviving divorced mother

(1st claimant)

E2

Same as E

(2nd claimant)

E3

Same as E1

(2nd claimant)

E4

Father (widower)

(1st claimant)

E5

Surviving divorced father (widower)

(1st claimant)

E6

Father (widower)

(2nd claimant)

E7

Same as E

(3rd claimant)

E8

Same as E

(4th claimant)

E9

Same as E5

(2nd claimant)

EA

Same as E

(5th claimant)

EB

Same as E1

(3rd claimant)

EC

Same as E1

(4th claimant)

ED

Same as E1

(5th claimant)

EF

Same as E4

(3rd claimant)

EG

Same as E4

(4th claimant)

EH

Same as E4

(5th claimant)

EJ

Same as E5

(3rd claimant)

EK

Same as E5

(4th claimant)

EM

Same as E5

(5th claimant)

F1

Father

 

F2

Mother

 

F3

Stepfather

 

F4

Stepmother

 

F5

Adopting father

 

F6

Adopting mother

 

F7

Second alleged father

 

F8

Second alleged mother

 

G1-G9

Claimants of lump-sum death payments

 

J1

Primary PROUTY entitled to Health Insurance
Benefits (HIB) (less than 3 Q. C.)(General Fund)

(1st claimant)

J2

Primary PROUTY entitled to HIB (over 2 Q.C.)
(RSI Trust Fund)

(1st claimant)

J3

Primary PROUTY not entitled to HIB
(less than 3 Q.C.)

 

J4

Primary PROUTY not entitled to HIB (over 2 Q.C.)
(RSI Trust Fund)

(1st claimant)

K1

PROUTY wife entitled to HIB
(less than 3 Q.C.) (General Fund)

(1st claimant)

K2

PROUTY wife entitled to HIB
(over 2 Q.C.) (RSI Trust Fund)

(1st claimant)

K3

PROUTY wife not entitled to HIB
(over 2 Q.C.) (RSI Trust Fund)

(1st claimant)

K4

PROUTY wife not entitled to HIB
(RSI Trust Fund)

(1st claimant)

K5

Same as K1

(2nd claimant)

K6

Same as K2

(2nd claimant)

K7

Same as K3

(2nd claimant)

K8

Same as K4

(2nd claimant)

K9

Same as K3

(3rd claimant)

KA

Same as K2

(3rd claimant)

KB

Same as K3

(3rd claimant)

KC

Same as K4

(3rd claimant)

KD

Same as K1

(4th claimant)

KE

Same as K2

(4th claimant)

KF

Same as K3

(4th claimant)

KG

Same as K4

(4th claimant)

KH

Same as K1

(5th claimant)

KJ

Same as K2

(5th claimant)

KL

Same as K3

(5th claimant)

KM

Same as K4

(5th claimant)

M

Beneficiary not entitled to title II or monthly benefits

not qualified for automatic HIB

M1

for qualified but M, to Similar HIB, automatic but elects to file for Supplementary Medical Insurance Benefits (SMIB) only.

 

T

Primary beneficiary not entitled to title II or
railroad monthly benefits (at time of filing).
Also, renal disease only beneficiary.

 

TA

Federal wage earner

 

TB

Living spouse

 

TC

Same as C1

 

TD

Widow or widower

 

TF

Same as F1

 

TW

Disabled widow or widower

 

T2-T9

Multiple eligible children

 

TG, TH

Multiple eligible living spouses

 

TJ, TK

 

 

TL, TM

Multiple eligible widows

 

TN, TP

 

 

TQ, TR

Multiple eligible parents

 

TS

 

 

TS, TY

Multiple eligible widows

 

TZ

 

 

W

Disabled widow, age 50 or over

(1st claimant)

W1

Disabled widower, age 50 or over

(1st claimant)

W2

Same as W

(2nd claimant)

W3

Same as W1

(2nd claimant)

W4

Same as W

(3rd claimant)

W5

Same as W1

(3rd claimant)

W6

Disabled surviving divorced wife

(1st claimant)

W7

Same as W6

(2nd claimant)

W8

Same as W6

(3rd claimant)

W9

Same as W

(4th claimant)

WB

Same as W1

(4th claimant)

WC

Same as W6

(4th claimant)

WF

Same as W

(5th claimant)

WG

Same as W1

(5th claimant)

WJ

Same as W6

(5th claimant)

LM

Miner

 

LS

Wife of Miner

 

LT

Divorced Wife of Miner

 

LW

Widow of Miner

 

LX

Divorced Widow of Miner

 

L1

L9- Children of Miner

 

P1

Natural Father of Miner

 

P2

Natural Mother of Miner

 

P3

Adoptive Father of Miner

 

P4

Adoptive Mother of Miner

 

P5

Stepfather of Miner

 

P6

Stepmother of Miner

 

S1, 3, 5, 7

Brothers of Miner

 

S2, 4, 6, 8

Sisters of Miner