VA Benefits for Veterans with 100% Disability Update | 100% VA Service-Connected | theSITREP

In this episode of theSITREP, Paul discusses 14 different VA benefits that Veterans qualify for when they are receiving 100% Service-Connected Disability: (1) VA Disability Compensation, (2) Additional Compensation for Dependents, (3) VA Health Care, (4) Travel Allowance, (5) VA Dental Care, (6) VA Home Loan Funding Fee Waiver, (7) 10 Point Hiring Preference, (8) Direct Hire, (9) Concurrent Receipt of VA Disability and Retirement Pay, (10) Burial and Plot Allowance, (11) Uniformed Services ID Card, (12) Veteran Readiness & Employment, (13) Dependents Educational Assistance Program, (14) CHAMPVA. See below for additional information regarding these programs.

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00:00:00 Introduction
00:00:43 VA Disability Compensation
00:01:00 Additional Compensation for Dependents
00:01:22 VA Health Care
00:01:39 Travel Allowance
00:01:53 VA Dental Care
00:02:02 VA Home Loan Funding Fee Waiver
00:02:18 10 Point Veterans Preference and Direct Hire
00:02:46 Concurrent Receipt of Military Retirement Pay
00:02:59 VA Burial and Plot Allowance
00:03:19 Informed Services ID Card for Veterans
00:03:25 Veteran Readiness & Employment
00:04:06 Dependents Education Assistance and CHAMPVA
00:04:48 Closing Remarks

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
For VA Disability Compensation, visit:
https://www.va.gov/disability/

For Additional Compensation for Dependents, visit:
https://www.va.gov/view-change-dependents/

For VA Health Care and How to Enroll, visit:
https://www.va.gov/health-care/

For Travel Allowance, visit:
https://www.va.gov/health-care/get-reimbursed-for-travel-pay/

For VA Dental Care, visit:
https://www.va.gov/health-care/about-va-health-benefits/dental-care/

For VA Home Loan Funding Fee Waiver, visit:
https://www.va.gov/housing-assistance/home-loans/funding-fee-and-closing-costs/

For 10 Point Hiring Preference, visit:
https://www.opm.gov/frequently-asked-questions/feds-hire-vets-faq/general/what-is-10-point-preference-and-who-is-eligible/

For Direct Hire, visit:
https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/hiring-information/direct-hire-authority/

For Concurrent Receipt of VA Disability and Retirement Pay, visit:
https://www.dfas.mil/retiredmilitary/disability/crdp/

For Burial Pre-Need Authorization, visit:
https://www.va.gov/burials-memorials/pre-need-eligibility/

For Burial and Plot Allowance, visit:
https://www.va.gov/burials-memorials/veterans-burial-allowance/

For Uniformed Services ID Cards, visit:
https://www.va.gov/records/get-veteran-id-cards/

For Veteran Readiness & Employment, visit:
https://www.va.gov/careers-employment/vocational-rehabilitation/eligibility/

For Dependents Educational Assistance Program, visit:
https://www.va.gov/education/survivor-dependent-benefits/dependents-education-assistance/

For CHAMPVA, visit:
https://www.va.gov/health-care/family-caregiver-benefits/champva/

ABOUT VA
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is comprised of three different administrations:

(1) Veterans Health Administration (VHA) – Provides health care at 1,298 facilities, including 171 hospitals and 1,113 outpatient clinics, serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.

(2) Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) – Provides a variety of benefits and services for Service Members, Veterans, and their families including compensation, pension and fiduciary, insurance, education, loan guaranty, vocational rehabilitation and employment, and more.

(3) National Cemetery Administration (NCA) – Provides burial space for Veterans and their eligible family members, and maintains national cemeteries as national shrines, sacred to the honor and memory of those interred or memorialized there.

DISCLAIMER: The Department of Veterans Affairs does not endorse or officially sanction any entities that may be discussed in this video, nor any media, products, or services they may provide.

This video was produced and published by VA New England Healthcare System: “Proudly Serving Those Who Served.” To learn more about VA New England Healthcare System or to connect with your Veterans benefits, please visit https://www.newengland.va.gov.

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