TN 1 (06-88)

GN 01061.010 Completing Amended Awards When Section 217(b) Benefits Terminated

A. Introduction

This section describes how to complete amended awards when the PC receives VA Form 21-6877 (Notice of Gratuitous Death Awards). The PC terminates section 217(b) benefits. Section 202 requires an amended award for recomputation under sections 217(a) and/or 217(e).

B. Procedure

This chart shows how to complete amended awards on Form SSA-101-U3 when the PC terminates section 217(b) benefits

NOTE:These cases occur rarely. The PC prepares the amended award.

StepAction

1

Complete items 1 through 8

  
  

2

Enter the remark “Amended Award - recomputation under 217(a) and/or 217(e)” in item 11.

  
  

3

Show the date of entitlement in item 12 for:

  • each beneficiary listed in section I of VA Form 21-6877 as the month afterthe effective date shown in the last column of that section

  • children as the same date of entitlement as the widow when the widow is drawing for herself and the children

  • those survivors notlisted on the VA Form 21-6877 as the “Earliest Date of Entitlement” shown in Section I.

  

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http://policy.ssa.gov/poms.nsf/lnx/0201061010
GN 01061.010 - Completing Amended Awards When Section 217(b) Benefits Terminated - 04/21/2016
Batch run: 04/25/2016
Rev:04/21/2016