TN 26 (01-04)

RS 00615.740 1980 Disability Maximum — General

A. INTRODUCTION

The 1980 amendments introduced a special limit applicable in determining the total amount of the family maximum benefit payable in disability claims effective July 1980 or later.

B. POLICY

1. Applicability

The DMAX applies to all disability claims

  • When the eligibility year is after 1978, and

  • The initial entitlement to DIB begins after June 1980, and

  • The PIA is an AIME, OS, Special Minimum or Frozen Minimum PIA.

2. Non-Applicability

The DMAX does not apply if

  • The NH was ever entitled to DIB before July 1980, or

  • The eligibility year is before 1979, or

  • The NH attains age 62 before 1979.


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RS 00615.740 - 1980 Disability Maximum -- General - 01/09/2004
Batch run: 01/27/2009
Rev:01/09/2004