Category: Benefit Updates

disability compensation

VA refunds $400 million in mistaken home loan fees

Veterans Affairs officials have paid out more than $400 million in refunds of home loan funding fees in the wake of an inspector general’s report that tens of thousands

caregivers

VA strengthens Caregiver Support Program

On Sept. 25, 2019, VA announced improvements to the caregiver support program. This announcement put a timeline to expanding the comprehensive assistance to family caregivers.

disability compensation

October payments delayed for some Veterans

October disability compensation, dependency indemnity compensation (DIC) and pension payments are delayed by two days for more than 27,000 beneficiaries due to a software issue.

healthcare

VA shares electronic health records

It will soon be easier for you to get VA health care in your community without paperwork. As of Jan. 2020, you won’t have to

dependents

VA Releases Survivors Quick Start Guide

Each person experiences grief differently when a loved one passes, but survivors should not feel confused about what to do next. The Survivors Quick Start