BASIC (08-94)

GN 01726.005 How Modules Should Review Totalization Claims Filed in a Field Office (FO) or in the International benefit Office (IBO)

A. Procedure

Follow these steps for reviewing claims in the totalization modules.

STEPACTION
1Review the file for the required applications and evidence listed in GN 01725.205 - GN 01725.215. (See GN 01704.500 for additional instructions for developing and evaluating evidence).
2Check the file for a U.S. totalization earnings record (ER) which can be sent to the Dutch agency. If one is not in file, request it from Office of Earnings Operations (OEO), following GN 01704.570.
3Refer to GN 01726.315 to determine if a widow(er)'s, spouse's or partner's earnings record is needed.
4When all of the material required above is available, refer to GN 01726.205 - GN 01726.210 for preparing a claims package for the Dutch agency.

B. References

How Field Offices and IBO process claims for benefits under all international agreements, GN 01702.100 - GN 01702.525


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GN 01726.005 - How Modules Should Review Totalization Claims Filed in a Field Office (FO) or in the International benefit Office (IBO) - 04/03/2014
Batch run: 04/03/2014
Rev:04/03/2014