TN 17 (07-92)

RS 00605.001 PIA Computation Methods

A. Policy

1. Primary Insurance Amount (PIA)

The PIA established for a record is the highest PIA computed considering all applicable PIA computation methods.

Where a New Start method and an Old Start method result in equal PIAs, the New Start method will be selected as the PIA for the record.

2. PIA Methods

PIA methods include:

  • current computation methods;

  • methods with limited applicability; and

  • the Special Minimum PIA method.

B. Reference

Summary charts for all PIA methods, RS 00605.010


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RS 00605.001 - PIA Computation Methods - 07/26/2012
Batch run: 07/26/2012
Rev:07/26/2012