Effective July 7, 2014: VA is changing its monetary burial benefits regulations to simplify the program and pay eligible survivors more quickly and efficiently. These regulations will authorize VA to pay, without a written application, most eligible surviving spouses basic monetary burial benefits at the maximum amount authorized in law through automated systems rather than … [Read more...] about VA Burial Benefits: Service-Connected or Non-Service Connected – There’s a Benefit for You
I’ve had friends, family, clients that have needed to file for disability, and for the right reasons. They’re very sick or whatever it may be, and they really did not realize that they had to have worked five out of the past 10 years. They thought maybe because they had worked 20 years, and they had stopped, that they would still be eligible, and that is not the case. So it is … [Read more...] about Social Security Disability Insurance Benefits Overview – Hill & Ponton
Am I eligible for emergency care at a non-VA facility? An eligible Veteran may receive emergency care at a non-VA health care facility at VA expense when a VA facility or other Federal health care facility with which VA has an agreement is unable to furnish economical care due to the Veteran’s geographical inaccessibility to a VA medical facility, or when VA is unable to … [Read more...] about Am I eligible for emergency care at a non-VA facility?
Basic Business Rule No extended care copayment when income is below pension single rate threshold. *Copayment Free Care and Medication for treatment of Service-Connected (SC) disabilities, SC 50% or more, former POWs, Catastrophically Disabled Veterans, VA pensioners, and those under Special Authorities (e.g. PG 6, military sexual trauma, … [Read more...] about VA Co-Payment Requirements 2017
Veterans Preference Hiring in the Federal Government Kellie Lunney, senior correspondent for Government Executive, spoke by phone about competing legislative efforts to both limit and expand “veterans preference” hiring practices by the federal government. https://www.c-span.org/video/?413723-101/veterans-preference-hiring-federal-government … [Read more...] about Veterans Preference Hiring in the Federal Government