Initial States for the National Verifier

USAC is pleased to announce that upon its initial launch on December 5, 2017, the National Verifier will verify eligibility for consumers in the states listed below. Visit the National Verifier section of USAC’s website for more details.

Colorado
Automated data sources: SNAP, Medicaid, Federal Public Housing

Mississippi
Automated data sources: SNAP, Federal Public Housing

Montana
Automated data sources: Federal Public Housing

New Mexico
Automated data sources: SNAP, Medicaid, Federal Public Housing

Utah
Automated data sources: SNAP, Medicaid, Federal Public Housing

Wyoming
Automated data sources: Federal Public Housing

July 26 webinar highlights: migration process

USAC shared news during the National Verifier Update Webinar on July 26, 2017, including how service providers in the initial states will migrate consumer customers in those states to the National Verifier.

During National Verifier Migration, the National Verifier will conduct an automated database eligibility check. Service providers will need to provide acceptable eligibility documentation for consumers who do not pass the automated check.

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July 26 webinar highlights: service provider interaction with the National Verifier

USAC shared news during the National Verifier Update Webinar on July 26, 2017, including how service providers will interact with the National Verifier.

Users can access the National Verifier three ways:

  1. NV online Consumer Portal, where consumers can verify their Lifeline eligibility independently.
  2. Mailed paper form, which consumers can complete independently or with the support of a service provider.
  3. NV Service Provider Portal, which service providers can use to assist consumers with eligibility checking and receive a “yes/no” eligibility determination in near real-time.

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