An individual is currently insured if he/she has at least six QC's during any one
of the following periods:
The 13-quarter period ending with the quarter of death;
The 13-quarter period ending with the quarter in which he/she became entitled to a
The 13-quarter period ending with the quarter in which he/she most recently became
entitled to a DIB (e.g., disability onset date).
IMPORTANT: If the worker is an alien whose SSN was first assigned on or after January 1, 2004,
then he/she must meet additional requirements of Section 211 of the Social Security
Protection Act of 2004 (Public Law 108-203) to be currently insured and to establish
entitlement based on his/her earnings. See RS 00301.102 for a full discussion of these requirements.