TN 5 (08-94)
GN 01705.125 Eligibility for Italian Benefits Under the Agreement
A. Policy - General
The agreement provides that Italy will count a worker's U.S. coverage when determining eligibility for Italian benefits if the worker:
is not insured based on Italian coverage alone, and
has at least 52 weeks of coverage under the Italian system.
B. Policy - Crediting U.S. Coverage
Italy will credit 13 weeks of coverage for each U.S. QC. However, Italy will not credit any week which is already credited as a week of coverage under the Italian system.
Italian benefit eligibility requirements, GN 01705.020
Application for benefits under the Italian agreement, GN 01705.215