The Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Department of Veterans Affairs (CHAMPVA) is a comprehensive health care program in which the VA shares the cost of covered health care services and supplies with eligible beneficiaries.
I am a surviving spouse of a 100% service connected veteran. Is my step child entitled to any portion of my DIC payments?
DIC can be apportioned if the child is under the age of 18 and not living with the surviving spouse. The child is only entitled to DIC in their own right if they were over the age of 18 and in college or a helpless child.
When you request an increase in your VA disability rating, you are in effect opening up your claim for re-evaluation. You need to make sure you have all your ducks in a row before you file.
The VA official site states clearly that any substance that is illegal on the federal level is NOT permitted to be used, recommended, prescribed, or endorsed by the Department of Veterans Affairs.
The 2019 National Defense Authorization Act allows veterans with a permanent and total service-connected Department of Veterans Affairs disability rating to travel space available on military aircraft.
The VA Mission Act of 2018 is designed to greatly improve veteran access to VA healthcare. The VA Mission Act addresses in-network and non-VA healthcare issues, veterans’ homes, access to walk-in VA care, prescription drug procedures, and much more.
That's a personal choice, but before you go and hire a lawyer to help with your VA claim, there are a few things to know.
The program is ending Dec. 31, 2018. Anyone with TRDP this year or those people who would have been eligible for the plan will be able to choose a dental plan from among 10 dental carriers in the FEDVIP.
Several federal laws provide important protections for veterans with disabilities who are looking for jobs or are already in the workplace including USERRA and the ADA.