Subpart C. Computing Primary Insurance Amounts
Average-Indexed-Monthly-Earnings Method of Computing Primary Insurance Amounts
- SECTION § 404.210 - Average-indexed-monthly-earnings method.
- SECTION § 404.211 - Computing your average indexed monthly earnings.
- SECTION § 404.212 - Computing your primary insurance amount from your average indexed monthly earnings.
- SECTION § 404.213 - Computation where you are eligible for a pension based on your noncovered employment.
Average-Monthly-Wage Method of Computing Primary Insurance Amounts
Guaranteed Alternative for People Reaching Age 62 After 1978 but Before 1984
- SECTION § 404.230 - Guaranteed alternative.
- SECTION § 404.231 - Steps in computing your primary insurance amount under the guaranteed alternative - general.
- SECTION § 404.232 - Computing your average monthly wage under the guaranteed alternative.
- SECTION § 404.233 - Adjustment of your guaranteed alternative when you become entitled after age 62.
Old-Start Method of Computing Primary Insurance Amounts
Special Computation Rules for People Who Had a Period of Disability
- SECTION § 404.250 - Special computation rules for people who had a period of disability.
- SECTION § 404.251 - Subsequent entitlement to benefits less than 12 months after entitlement to disability benefits ended.
- SECTION § 404.252 - Subsequent entitlement to benefits 12 months or more after entitlement to disability benefits ended.
Special Minimum Primary Insurance Amounts
- SECTION § 404.270 - Cost-of-living increases.
- SECTION § 404.271 - When automatic cost-of-living increases apply.
- SECTION § 404.272 - Indexes we use to measure the rise in the cost-of-living.
- SECTION § 404.273 - When are automatic cost-of-living increases effective?
- SECTION § 404.274 - What are the measuring periods we use to calculate cost-of-living increases?
- SECTION § 404.275 - How is an automatic cost-of-living increase calculated?
- SECTION § 404.276 - Publication of notice of increase.
- SECTION § 404.277 - When does the frozen minimum primary insurance amount increase because of cost-of-living adjustments?
- SECTION § 404.278 - Additional cost-of-living increase.
Recomputing Your Primary Insurance Amount
- SECTION § 404.280 - Recomputations.
- SECTION § 404.281 - Why your primary insurance amount may be recomputed.
- SECTION § 404.282 - Effective date of recomputations.
- SECTION § 404.283 - Recomputation under method other than that used to find your primary insurance amount.
- SECTION § 404.284 - Recomputations for people who reach age 62, or become disabled, or die before age 62 after 1978.
- SECTION § 404.285 - Recomputations performed automatically.
- SECTION § 404.286 - How to request an immediate recomputation.
- SECTION § 404.287 - Waiver of recomputation.
- SECTION § 404.288 - Recomputing when you are entitled to a monthly pension based on noncovered employment.
Recalculations of Primary Insurance Amounts
- Appendixes to Subpart C of Part 404 - Note
- Appendix I to Subpart C of Part 404 - Average of the Total Wages for Years After 1950
- Appendix II to Subpart C of Part 404 - Benefit Formulas Used With Average Indexed Monthly Earnings
- Appendix III to Subpart C of Part 404 - Benefit Table
- Appendix IV to Subpart C of Part 404 - Earnings Needed for a Year of Coverage After 1950
- Appendix V to Subpart C of Part 404 - Computing the Special Minimum Primary Insurance Amount and Related Maximum Family Benefits
- Appendix VI to Subpart C of Part 404 - Percentage of Automatic Increases in Primary Insurance Amounts Since 1978
- Appendix VII to Subpart C of Part 404 - “Old-Law” Contribution and Benefit Base