TN 11 (06-11)

RS 00210.040 LSDP Requirements When NH Died Before 9/1/81

  • The 1939 Amendments defined as six times the Primary Insurance Amount (PIA), the monthly amount payable to a beneficiary at age 65.

  • The 1950 Amendments changed the lump sum to three times the PIA to the survivors or estate of all insured workers.

  • The 1954 Amendments set a cap on LSDP of $255.00.

For deaths after 9/12/60 and before 8/31/81, the order of priority includes:

  • NH's surviving spouse

  • unpaid funeral homes

  • equitably entitled persons.

To process cases involving earlier provisions of the law, contact OISP, for assistance. (For LSDP payment priority after 9/1/81 sees RS 00201.001.)


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RS 00210.040 - LSDP Requirements When NH Died Before 9/1/81 - 06/15/2011
Batch run: 06/15/2011
Rev:06/15/2011