TN 25 (09-93)
RSI benefit means any monthly benefit payable under section 202 of the Act.
Retirement benefits, spouse's benefits and widow(er)'s benefits are examples of RSI
Payments under sections 411 and 412 of 38 U.S.C. by the Veterans Administration are
not RSI benefits.
RRB certification is the notification the Railroad Retirement Board (RRB) transmits to the Health Insurance
Master Record that an individual has been found to be a qualified Railroad Retirement
An individual is entitled to HI beginning with the first month he/she has attained
age 65 and:
Is receiving benefits from Social Security or the Railroad Retirment Board
Is eligible to receive Social Security or Railroad benefits (even if they have not
filed an application for monthly benefits) and has filed an application for HI.
has been certified by RRB as a QRRB.
NOTE: An individual who dies in the month of attainment of age 65 may be entitled for this
month even if death occurs before the actual day of attainment in that month.