TN 18 (08-04)

RS 00301.110 Currently Insured Status

Policy

1. Individual currently insured

An individual is currently insured if he/she has at least six QC's during any one of the following periods:

  1. The 13-quarter period ending with the quarter of death;

  2. The 13-quarter period ending with the quarter in which he/she became entitled to a RIB; or

  3. The 13-quarter period ending with the quarter in which he/she most recently became entitled to a DIB (e.g., disability onset date).

IMPORTANT: If the worker is an alien whose SSN was first assigned on or after January 1, 2004, then he/she must meet additional requirements of Section 211 of the Social Security Protection Act of 2004 (Public Law 108-203) to be currently insured and to establish entitlement based on his/her earnings. See RS 00301.102 for a full discussion of these requirements.

2. Determining the 13 quarter period

In determining the 13-quarter period:

  1. Do not count as part of such 13-quarter period any quarter any part of which was included in a period of disability except for the first and last quarters of the period of disability if they are QCs.

  2. An intervening period of disability may extend the 13-quarter period during which the six QC's necessary for a currently insured status must be acquired.


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RS 00301.110 - Currently Insured Status - 07/30/2014
Batch run: 07/30/2014
Rev:07/30/2014