VA Benefits for Veterans with 70% Disability Update | 70% VA Service-Connection | theSITREP

In this episode of theSITREP, Mike discusses 11 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 Home Loan Funding Fee Waiver, (7) 10 Point Hiring Preference, (8) Direct Hire, (9) Burial and Plot Allowance, (10) Veteran Readiness & Employment, (11) Long-Term Senior Care. See below for additional information regarding these programs.

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00:00:00 Introduction
00:00:07 Benefits for Veterans with 70% VA Disability
00:00:40 Free senior care for Veterans
00:01:07 Free health care for Veterans
00:01:41 Nine additional VA benefits that include VA Disability Compensation, additional compensation for qualified Dependents, VA home loan waiver, direct hire authority, 10-point preference, VR&E, burial and plot allowance, access to commissaries and exchanges, and travel allowance for VA medical appointments
00:02:22 Wrap-up
00:02:36 End card

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
For Long-Term Senior Care, visit:
https://www.va.gov/health-care/about-va-health-benefits/long-term-care/

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

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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