NL 00711.050 Lump-Sum Death Benefits Paragraphs
725. AMOUNT OF LSDP—GENERAL
The lump sum is three times (a) or (b) unreduced monthly benefit amount, but cannot exceed $255.
728. INQUIRY REGARDING LSDP FOR AUXILIARY BENEFICIARIES
A lump-sum death benefit is payable only upon the death of the person insured under
the social security program. Since (a) (name of person) was receiving benefits as a (b) no lump-sum death benefit is payable because of (c) death.
750. TIMELY FILING
An application for the lump-sum death payment must be filed within 2 years of the
anniversary of the insured person's death. This time can be extended if “good cause” is established for failure to file within the initial 2-year period.