TN 10 (03-04)
GN 01701.110 Eligibility for U.S. Totalization Benefits
1. To Be Eligible for U.S. Totalization Benefits
To be eligible for U.S. Totalization benefits, the number holder (NH) must:
not be insured for benefits based on U.S. coverage alone, and
have at least 6 U.S. quarters of coverage (QCs).
2. Totalization Benefits May Not Be Paid
Totalization benefits may not be paid for:
any month prior to the effective date of the agreement, or
any period prior to the quarter in which the 6th U.S. QC is acquired.