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M21-1MR Part 4. Compensation DIC, and Death Compensation Benefits

Subpart I - Claims Processing Improvement Model

Chapter 1 - Compensation, Dependency and Indemnity Compensation (DIC), and Death Compensation Overview

  • Chapter 1 - Compensation, Dependency and Indemnity Compensation (DIC), and Death Compensation Overview - Updated 4/20/15

Changes

Subpart II - Compensation

Chapter 1 - Development

  • Section A - Developing Compensation Claims - Updated 4/10/15
  • Section B - Claims for Service Connection for Radiogenic Diseases Under 38 CFR 3.309(d) - Updated 5/8/15
  • Section C - Claims for Service Connection for Disabilities Resulting from Ionizing Radiation Exposure Under 38 CFR 3.311 - Updated 6/3/15
  • Section D - Claims for Service Connection for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) - Updated 5/21/15
  • Section E - Claims Based on Service in Southwest Asia - Updated 6/23/15
  • Section F - Claims for Service Connection for Disabilities Resulting from Exposure to Mustard Gas or Lewisite - Updated 9/22/14
  • Section G - Claims Based on Former Prisoner of war (POW) Status - Updated 5/8/15
  • Section H - Claims for Service Connection for Other Diseases and Disabilities - Updated 12/16/11

Chapter 2 - Rating

  • Section A - Deciding Claims for Disability Compensation - Updated 5/11/15
  • Section B - Determining Service Connection - Updated 7/8/15
  • Section C - Service Connection for Disabilities Resulting from Exposure to Environmental Hazards or Service in the Republic of Vietnam (RVN) - Updated 12/16/11
  • Section D - Service Connection for certain Disabilities Associated with Gulf war (GW) Service - Updated 6/3/15
  • Section E - Service Connection for Disabilities Incurred as a Prisoner of war (POW) - Updated 5/13/15
  • Section F - Compensation Based on Individual Unemployability (IU) - Updated 7/24/15
  • Section G - Benefits Under 38 U.S.C. 1151 - Updated 5/14/15
  • Section H - Special Monthly Compensation (SMC) - Updated 7/30/15
  • Section I - History of SMC - Updated 5/12/15
  • Section J - Compensation Under 38 CFR 4.28, 38 CFR 4.29, and 38 CFR 4.30 - Updated 7/21/15
  • Section K - Other Compensation Considerations - Updated 5/13/15

Chapter 3 - Authorization Issues and Claimant Notification

  • Section A - General Authorization and Claimant Notification Issues - Updated 7/17/15
  • Section B - Failure to report for Review Examination - Updated 3/24/15
  • Section C - Compensation for certain Paired Organs and Extremities Under 38 CFR 3.383 - Updated 5/8/15
  • Section D - Disability Compensation Under 38 U.S.C. 1151 - Updated 5/19/15

Changes

Subpart III - Dependency and Indemnity Compensation (DIC) and Death Compensation

Chapter 1 - Overview of Death Compensation and Dependency and Indemnity Compensation (DIC)

  • Section A - Overview of Death Compensation and Dependency and Indemnity Compensation (DIC) - Updated 7/12/15
  • Section B - Entitlement to Dependency and Indemnity Compensation (DIC) - Updated 7/12/15

Chapter 2 - Rating DIC and Death Compensation Claims

  • Section A - Rating Dependency and Indemnity Compensation(DIC) Updated 7/30/15
  • Section B - Special Monthly Benefits for Survivors - Updated 7/25/15

Chapter 3 - Overview of Death Compensation and Dependency and Indemnity Compensation (DIC)

  • Section A - Initial Awards to Dependents - Updated 7/12/15
  • Section B - Awards to Survivors Upon the Death of a Dependent of a Deceased Veteran - Updated 7/12/15
  • Section C - DIC to Children Pending Determination of a Surviving Spouse's Entitlements - Updated 7/12/15
  • Section D - Remarriage of a Surviving Spouse - 7/12/15
  • Section E - DIC Benefits Under 38 USC 1151 - Updated 7/12/15
  • Section F - Survivor Benefit Plan - Updated 7/12/15
  • Section G - Awards Barred by Receipt of Federal Employees Group Life Insurance (FEGLI) - Updated 7/12/15
  • Section H - Allowance, Allotments, or Service Pay under 38 USC 5110(j) - Updated 7/12/15
  • Section I - Prohibition Against Duplication of Benefits - Updated 7/12/15

Changes

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