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M21-1MR Part 5. Pension and Parents' Dependency and Indemnity Compensation (DIC)

Subpart I - Eligibility and Development

Chapter 1 - Overview of Eligibility and Development Requirements for Pension and Parents' Dependency and Indemnity Compensation (DIC)

  • Chapter 1 - Overview of Eligibility and Development Requirements for Pension and Parents' Dependency and Indemnity Compensation (DIC) - Updated 7/25/15

Chapter 2 - Original Disability Pension Claims

  • Chapter 2 - Original Disability Pension Claims - Updated 4/21/15

Chapter 3 - Income and Net Worth Development

  • Section A - General Information on Income and Net Worth Development - Updated 3/23/15
  • Section B - Income and Net Worth Development Forms and Acceptable Statements - Updated 3/23/15
  • Section C - Income Development - Updated6/11/15
  • Section D - Reduction of Income Due to Unreimbursed Expenses - Updated 7/30/15
  • Section E - Social Security Number (SSN) Development - RESCINDED 6/9/15

Changes

Subpart II - Rating

Chapter 1 - Live Pension Rating

  • Section A - Requirements for Live Pension Ratings - Updated 5/20/15
  • Section B - Determining Disability, Unemployability, and Marginal Employment - Updated 4/21/15

Chapter 2 - Death Pension Rating

  • Chapter 2 - Death Pension Rating - Updated 4/21/15

Chapter 3 - Special Monthly Pension (SMP) Ratings

  • Chapter 3 - Special Monthly Pension (SMP) Ratings - Updated 4/21/15

Changes

Subpart III - Authorization Issues

Chapter 1 - The Effect of Income and New Worth on Pension and Parents Dependency and Indemnity Compensation (DIC)

  • Section A - General Information on the Effect Income and Net Worth Have on Pension and Parents DIC - Updated 7/18/15
  • Section B - Social security Administration (SSA) Benefits Program - Updated 6/15/15
  • Section C - Section 306 Pension and Old Law Pension -Updated 5/6/15
  • Section D - Parents' Dependency and Indemnity Compensation (DIC) - Updated 6/12/15
  • Section E - Pension - Basic Rate Determinations - Updated 6/27/15
  • Section F - Dependents for Current-Law Pension Purposes - Updated 6/18/15
  • Section G - Current-Law Pension - Deductible Expenses - Updated 9/27/11
  • Section H - Current-Law Pension - Adjustments Based on Changes in Status - Updated 5/26/15
  • Section I - Pension - Counting Specific Types of Income - Updated 6/30/15
  • Section J - Net Worth - Updated 4/22/15

Chapter 2 - Aid and Attendance and Housebound Status Under 38 CFR 3.351

  • Section A - General Information on Requirements for Aid and Attendance (A&A) and Housebound Status Under 38 CFR 3.351 - Updated 4/22/15
  • Section B - A&A Status for Beneficiaries Who Are Patients in a Qualified Nursing Home - Updated 6/15/15

Chapter 3 - Pension Reductions for Medicaid-Covered Nursing Facility Care

  • Chapter 3 - Pension Reductions for Medicaid-Covered Nursing Facility Care - Updated 6/11/15

Chapter 4 - Pension Adjustments in Unusual Situations

  • Chapter 4 - Pension Adjustments in Unusual Situations - Updated 6/15/15

Chapter 5 - Elections Between Pension Programs

  • Chapter 5 - Elections Between Pension Programs - Updated 6/29/15

Chapter 6 - Department of Defense (DoD) Survivor Annuities and Their Relationship to VA Death Pension and Parents’ Dependency and Indemnity Compensation (DIC)

  • Chapter 6 - Department of Defense (DoD) Survivor Annuities and Their Relationship to VA Death Pension and Parents’ Dependency and Indemnity Compensation (DIC) - Updated 6/15/15

Chapter 7 - Eligibility Verification Reports (EVRs)

  • Section A - EVR Selection Procedures - RESCINDED 3/5/15
  • Section B - Initial Stages of EVR Processing - RESCINDED 3/11/15
  • Section C - Second Stage EVR Processing by Veteran's Service Representative (VSRs) - RESCINDED 3/11/15
  • Section D - EVR Terminations and Related Issues - RESCINDED 3/11/15
  • Section E - Miscellaneous EVR Issues - RESCINDED 3/11/15

Changes

Subpart IV - Organization of the Pension Maintenance Centers

Chapter 1 - Organization of the Pension Maintenance Centers (PMCs)

  • Chapter 1 - Organization of the Pension Maintenance Centers (PMCs) - Updated 7/25/15

Chapter 2 - Pension Maintenance Center (PMC) Procedures

  • Chapter 2 - Pension Maintenance Center (PMC) Procedures - Updated 5/25/05

Changes

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