TN 24 (09-02)

RS 00615.585 Unusual Characteristics of the Widow(er)'s ARF

A. INTRODUCTION

The RIB limitation creates some unusual ARF situations.

B. PROCEDURE

1. RIB Limitation Applies - Widow(er) Due FRA ARF

No additional benefits are payable.

2. RIB Limitation Not Previously Applicable - Widow(er) Due FRA ARF

Pay no more than RIB limitation.

3. RIB Limitation Not Previously Applicable - DNH Due ARF

No increase can be paid.

4. Both Widow(er) and DNH Due ARF

  • Use RIB limitation if widow(er)'s ARF raises MBA above the new DNH rate.

  • Remove RIB limitation if the DNH's new MBA is higher than new widow(er)'s rate.


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RS 00615.585 - Unusual Characteristics of the Widow(er)'s ARF - 09/16/2002
Batch run: 01/27/2009
Rev:09/16/2002