The remarks screen (DRMK) of the EC screens indicates any limitations or exceptions
to processing the claim through EC. If there are no processing limitations or exceptions,
double check the information provided for accuracy. It is the responsibility of the
adjudicator to verify that all information is accurate. See Accurate Computations
- RS 00601.005 and Adjudicative Responsibilities - GN 01010.007 for information regarding adjudicator responsibilities.
If the information is accurate and no exceptions exist, EC processes the claim. The
Workload Management System (WMS) tracks the claim to the Disability Determination
Services (DDS) and/or to the Processing Center (PC). See Earnings Computation Screens
– Overview - MSOM MCSEC 001.001.
In regards to military pay:
Limitations have been established not only on the amounts of Deemed Military Wages
(DMW) but also on the conditions under which DMW may be granted. See When DMW Credits
May/May Not Be Granted RS 01404.230B. and RS 01404.230C.
If all requirements are met, SSA may credit the E/R with $300 per calendar quarter
for each quarter in which basic pay for active duty or active duty for training was
paid in the period 1957-1977 and $100 for each $300 of such basic pay paid annually
1978 on, up to a maximum annual amount of $1,200.