TN 6 (04-12)
RS 00620.073 11/1951 Railroad Recalculation
A. Processing a 11/1951 railroad (RR) recalculation
1. Requirements for processing RR recalculations
An automatic recalculation of the primary insurance amount (PIA) includes RR compensation for a number holder (NH) who meets all of the following:
was not a RR annuitant;
does not have 120 service months;
was entitled to retirement insurance benefits (RIB) before 11/1951; and
lived throughout 11/1951.
2. Application for RR recalculation of the PIA
A RR recalculation does not require an application in a life or a death case.
Increases are payable beginning 11/1951 for the NH or for survivors and for a lump sum (LS) payment.
Compute or recompute under the rules in RS 00620.071 when:
4. Computation process for recalculations
Reopen the last computation or recalculation and include RR compensation to determine the PIA for months beginning 11/1951. RR compensation is creditable for quarters of coverage (QC) purposes and establishes increment years.