Take the following actions:
Develop the evidence needed as in any other secondary claim.
Process the claim using the Modernized Claims System (MCS) Earnings Computation (EC)
Prepare an A101 Automated Determination of Award if an EC processing limitation exists
Enter the full auxiliary or survivors benefit on the MBEN screen in the BEN AMT, as well as the smaller actuarially reduced monthly
benefit amount (SAMBA) and larger excess monthly benefit amount (LEMBA) amounts.
Enter the claimant's own Social Security Number (SSN) in the “Cross Reference SSN”
and a Status Code of “A” entry on the BENE screen.
Forward the A101 to the Processing Center (PC). This type of award may be finally
Explain to the number holder (NH) that he/she can receive only the excess of the benefit
applied for over the disability benefit while receiving benefit continuation payments.