TN 24 (09-02)

RS 00615.592 Recalculation of Widow(er)'s Benefit for 1/84 — Disabled Widow(er)'s Entitlement and Reduction Factor Adjustment Applicable Prior to 1/84

A. POLICY

The DWB modification in the 1983 amendments affects all benefits whenever the additional reduction percentage previously applied.

B. PROCEDURE - EFFECTIVE 1/84

1. Recalculating 1/78 - 12/83 ARFs

  • Constant reduction factor method - Recalculate ARF using a constant RF multiplied by 19/40 of 1 percent.

  • Formula method for widow(er)'s who were entitled to DWB and became 60 prior to 1/78 - Compute benefit without considering the AARF and ORF(50).

2. Recalculating ARFs Prior to 1/78

Recalculate these benefits using separate reduction of increases RS 00630.100. Then apply formula method for increases from 1/78 - 12/83. Do not count months between age 50 and age 60 as reduction months.


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RS 00615.592 - Recalculation of Widow(er)'s Benefit for 1/84 -- Disabled Widow(er)'s Entitlement and Reduction Factor Adjustment Applicable Prior to 1/84 - 09/16/2002
Batch run: 01/27/2009
Rev:09/16/2002