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SSASIM input table MFB

Contains specification of static policy parameters used in calculation of OASDI maximum family benefit (MFB), which is based on PIA for OASI and on AIME and PIA for DI.

Parent table is: POLICY

Child table is: MFBDYN

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SSASIM:   MFB . id
Identifies set of MFB policy parameters specified on this row of table, so id value should be unique.

Valid values: 1 to 999999999 (nine digits), Integer

Source code: policy.h and policy.cpp

SSASIM:   MFB . notes
Describes specification of table row in free-form note.

Valid values: any ASCII text (Note: do not copy and paste from a word processor because of the possibility of embedded non-ASCII characters.)

Source code: notes are not read by the model

SSASIM:   MFB . mfb_bpt_1
Specifies first PIA bendpoint used in OASI MFB formula. Amount expressed in dollars of calendar year specified in mfb_bpt_yr (see below). Specified value must be greater than or equal to zero.

Valid values: any non-negative value, Real

Source code: policy.h and policy.cpp for reading the parameter from the input database and oasdiben.cpp for using the parameter in MFB computations.

SSASIM:   MFB . mfb_bpt_2
Specifies second PIA bendpoint used in OASI MFB formula. Amount expressed in dollars of calendar year specified in mfb_bpt_yr (see below). Specified value must be greater than mfb_bpt_1 (see above).

Valid values: any non-negative value, Real

Source code: policy.h and policy.cpp for reading the parameter from the input database and oasdiben.cpp for using the parameter in MFB computations.

SSASIM:   MFB . mfb_bpt_3
Specifies third PIA bendpoint used in OASI MFB formula. Amount expressed in dollars of calendar year specified in mfb_bpt_yr (see below). Specified value must be greater than mfb_bpt_2 (see above).

Valid values: any non-negative value, Real

Source code: policy.h and policy.cpp for reading the parameter from the input database and oasdiben.cpp for using the parameter in MFB computations.

SSASIM:   MFB . mfb_bpt_yr
Specifies calendar year for which dollar amounts for bendpoints are expressed. These amounts are indexed using the SSA average wage index. This calendar year must be equal to the value placed in the PIA.bend_pt_yr field.

Valid values: (RUN.year_zero+2) to (RUN.year_zero+RUN.num_years), Integer [and must equal PIA.bend_pt_yr]

Source code: policy.h and policy.cpp for reading the parameter from the input database and oasdiben.cpp for using the parameter in MFB computations.

SSASIM:   MFB . mfbdyn_id
Points to row(s) in child MFBDYN table.

Valid values: 1 to 999999999 (nine digits), Integer

Source code: policy.h and policy.cpp