TN 24 (09-02)

RS 00615.704 Widow(er) Eligibility Requirements (DRC)

POLICY

1. General

The widow(er) is not required to be FRA to be eligible for a WIB increase based on the DNH's DRC. The DNH must have attained FRA prior to death.

2. Eligibility

DNH's DRCs do not apply if:

  • DNH died before February 1973 or

  • DNH died before February 1979, first became entitled prior to 65, and the reduction factor was not zero.

3. Effective Date

The widow(er)'s DRCS are effective the later of:

  • June 1978 or

  • Month of entitlement.


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RS 00615.704 - Widow(er) Eligibility Requirements (DRC) - 09/16/2002
Batch run: 01/27/2009
Rev:09/16/2002