Retroactivity would apply when:
The retroactivity of an application for CDB benefits or for hospital insurance benefits
on the record of a non-Disability Benefit (DIB) claimant is limited to 6 months or;
Up to 12 months of retroactivity can be provided if the CDB is entitled on the earnings
record of an individual entitled to DIB. (See GN 00204.030F and GN 00204.030G for additional information).