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A1 
Starting December 2012, reduce the annual COLA by 1 percentage point.
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A2 
Starting December 2012, reduce the annual COLA by 0.5 percentage point.
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A3 
Starting December 2012, compute the COLA using a chained version of the consumer
price index for wage and salary workers (CPIW). We estimate this new computation
will reduce the annual COLA by about 0.3 percentage point, on average.
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A4 
Starting December 2014, compute the COLA using a chained version of the consumer
price index for wage and salary workers (CPIW). We estimate this new computation will reduce the
annual COLA by about 0.3 percentage point, on average. The new COLA will not apply to DI benefits.
It will apply to OASI benefits, except for those of formerly disabled workers who converted
to retired worker status.
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A5 
Starting December 2012, add 1 percentage point to the annual COLA for beneficiaries
who have lived past a "specified age". The "specified age" is the sum of: (1) 65 and
(2) the unisex cohort life expectancy at age 65.
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A6 
Starting December 2013, compute the COLA using the Consumer Price Index for the Elderly
(CPIE). We estimate this new computation will increase the annual COLA by about 0.2 percentage point, on average.
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A7 
Starting December 2012, reduce the annual COLA by 1 percentage point, but not to less than zero.
In cases where the unreduced COLA is less than 1 percentage point, do not carry over the unused reduction
into future years.
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