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When is a lump-sum paid to the surviving widow(er)?
You are eligible for the lump-sum death payment based on your relationship with the worker as husband and wife if both of the following conditions are met:
You were living in the same household as the worker when the worker died. This rule also applies when there is an absence; and
(See §402 for the definition of a "widow(er).")
Last Revised: March, 2001
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