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When a Disabled Worker Recovers from Disability
(Posted October 17, 2012)
Question 916: What happens if a person on Occupational Disability medically recovers or notifies the Railroad Retirement Board (RRB) he is going back to work prior to full retirement age? Does the money that was paid to him have to be paid back?
Answer: You should notify the RRB as soon as possible. They will investigate and determine the date that you recovered from Disability. Payments made up to that date are correct and would not have to be repaid.
You will need to file a new application when you decide to retire and receive a Retirement Annuity.
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