U.S. Code of Federal Regulations

Regulations most recently checked for updates: Oct 17, 2019

§ 216.92 - Entitlement as a spouse or divorced spouse and as a survivor.

If an individual is entitled to both a spouse or divorced spouse and survivor annuity, only the larger annuity will be paid. However, if the individual so chooses, he or she can receive the smaller annuity rather than the larger annuity.