TN 3 (04-12)
RS 00630.110 Dual Entitlement Where Initial Entitlement on Either or All Records Is Before 1978
A. Calculating initial entitlement before 01/1978 and after 12/1977
1. Benefit increases before 01/1978
Before 01/1978, we apply the separate increase method to each benefit or excess benefit for all calculations of subsequent increases due to:
general benefit increases, or
cost of living allowances (COLAs. (For information on the separate increase method, refer to RS 00630.100.)
2. Benefit increases after 12/1977
All calculations of subsequent increases due to recomputations, general benefit increases, or COLAs effective after 12/1977 use the formula method found in RS 00605.021.
B. Calculating COLA increases for benefit types
For calculating increases after 1977, refer to RS 00615.160.