## Summary Measures and Graphs

__Description of Proposed Provision__:

B1.2: Progressive price indexing (30th percentile) of PIA factors beginning with individuals newly eligible for OASDI benefits in 2026: Create a new bend point at the 30th percentile of the AIME distribution of newly retired workers. Maintain current-law benefits for earners at the 30th percentile and below. Reduce the 32 and 15 percent factors above the 30th percentile such that the initial benefit for a worker with AIME equal to the taxable maximum grows by inflation rather than the growth in the SSA average wage index.

__Description of Proposed Provision__:

B1.2: Progressive price indexing (30th percentile) of PIA factors beginning with individuals newly eligible for OASDI benefits in 2026: Create a new bend point at the 30th percentile of the AIME distribution of newly retired workers. Maintain current-law benefits for earners at the 30th percentile and below. Reduce the 32 and 15 percent factors above the 30th percentile such that the initial benefit for a worker with AIME equal to the taxable maximum grows by inflation rather than the growth in the SSA average wage index.

*Estimates based on the intermediate assumptions of the 2019 Trustees Report*

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Current law [percent of payroll] |
Change from current law [percent of payroll] |
Shortfall eliminated | |||||

Long-range actuarial balance |
Annual balance in 75th year |
Long-range actuarial balance |
Annual balance in 75th year |
Long-range actuarial balance |
Annual balance in 75th year |
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-2.78 | -4.11 | 1.57 | 4.29 | 56% | 104% |