If the NH's PIA was determined under the 1977 amendment rules (including a SUB DIB
Guarantee PIA) the MSSR benefit is $122 plus the COLAs beginning with the year of
death, for each year that any survivor is entitled to benefits for at least one month.
For example, if a survivor is entitled 4/83, COLAs are added beginning with the one
NOTE: The entitlement of survivors on the record may result in increases in the MSSR even
though no one is actually receiving the MSSR. For example, a survivor is entitled
4/83 and terminates in 6/83. If another survivor is entitled at a later date all COLAs
for 1983 on are added.