TN 5 (04-90)
RS 01301.015 Time at Which Support Requirement Must Be Met
The following chart summarizes the times at which the support requirement must be met. When more than one time is indicated, the requirement can be met at any of the indicated times. Consult the pertinent sections of the benefit chapters in the RS portion of POMS for detailed discussion of the times at which the support requirement must be met.
| ||NH had No Period of Disability or Period of Disability Ended Before Entitlement to RIB or Death||Period of Disability Established for NH-Did Not End Before NH's Entitlement to RIB or Death|
|Type of Benefit||NH's Time of Entitlement1 to DIB||NH's Time of Entitlement1 to RIB||NH's Date of Death||Beginning of Period of NH's Disability||NH's Time of Entitlement 1 to DIB||NH's Time of Entitlement1 to RIB||NH's Date of Death|
|Parent (RS 00209.010)|| || ||X||X2 || || ||X |
|Spouse 3 ||X||X|| ||X||X||X || |
|Surviving Spouse3 ||X||X||X||X||X||X||X|
1 Time of entitlement means effective filing date as explained in GN 00204.007, or the first day of the month a DIB is converted to a RIB.
2 Can be used only if period of disability did not end before NH's death.
3 Dependency is deemed for these categories of beneficiaries. The support requirement is needed only as it relates to GPO.
NOTE: For points at which one-half support can be met for childs' benefits see GN 00306.000 ff.