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
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.