TN 3 (05-98)

GN 01729.125 Eligibility for Austrian Benefits Under the Agreement

A. Policy - General

The agreement provides that Austria will count a worker's U.S. coverage when determining eligibility for Austrian benefits if the worker:

  • is not insured based on Austrian coverage alone,and

  • has at least 12 months of Austrian coverage.

B. Policy - Crediting U.S. coverage

Austria will credit 3 months of Austrian coverage for each U.S. QC. However, Austria will not credit any month that is already credited as a month of coverage under the Austrian system.

C. References

  • Austrian benefit eligibility requirements, GN 01729.020

  • Application for benefits under the Austrian agreement, GN 01729.215


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GN 01729.125 - Eligibility for Austrian Benefits Under the Agreement - 04/11/2014
Batch run: 04/11/2014
Rev:04/11/2014