The provisions of the agreement that permit persons to qualify for benefits based
on combined U.S. and Hungarian coverage apply to the following types of benefits:
The agreement applies to U.S. retirement, survivors, and disability benefits. The
agreement does not apply to Medicare benefits or Supplemental Security Income payments.
The agreement applies to the Hungarian old-age retirement, survivor, and disability
The provisions of the agreement that eliminate dual social security coverage and taxes
apply to the following:
U.S. Social Security taxes, Federal Insurance Contributions Act (FICA) and Self-Employment
Contributions Act (SECA), including the Medicare portions of those Acts; and
Hungarian social security taxes that finance old-age retirement, survivor, disability,
health insurance, sickness and maternity, work injury and unemployment programs.