The computation method described in GN 01701.200 is also used for all recomputations performed January 1, 1986, or later. This is
true regardless of the effective date of the recomputation or the method used to compute
the original totalization benefit.
A recomputation will not be done solely to change the computation method from the
prior method to the new method. There must be additional U.S. covered earnings before
a recomputation may be considered.