TN 24 (03-11)
GN 02401.025 Combining Two or More Payments to an Individual from the Same Trust Fund
A. Operating procedure for combining payments from the same trust fund
1. General information
We authorize each benefit award separately, but combine the payments.
2. Requirement for combining benefits
A person entitled to retirement insurance benefits (RIB) or disability insurance benefits (DIB) is also entitled to a wife's or husband's benefit payable from the same trust fund; or
A person is simultaneously entitled to a RIB and a survivor benefit.
B. Procedure for notices
The award notice must indicate what the combined benefit represents.