The provisions of the agreement that permit people to qualify for benefits based on
combined U.S. and U.K. coverage credits apply to the following types of benefits:
U.S. retirement, survivors and disability benefits. The agreement does not apply to
U.S. Medicare benefits or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) payments.
U.K. retirement, survivors and disability benefits. The agreement does not apply to
other contributory benefit programs, such as those shown below in section B., or the
non-contributory benefit programs such as National Health Service or family allowance