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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)

  • Table of Contents - Updated 6/6/11
  • Chapter 1 - Overview of Eligibility and Development Requirements for Pension and Parents' Dependency and Indemnity Compensation (DIC) - Updated 6/6/11

Chapter 2 - Original Disability Pension Claims

Chapter 3 - Income and Net Worth Development

  • Table of Contents- Updated 6/6/11
  • Section A - General Information on Income and Net Worth Development - Updated 6/6/11
  • Section B - Income and Net Worth Development Forms and Acceptable Statements - Updated 12/13/05
  • Section C - Income Development - Updated 6/6/11
  • Section D - Reduction of Income Due to Unreimbursed Expenses - Updated 12/13/05
  • Section E - Social Security Number (SSN) Development - Updated 6/6/11

Changes

Subpart II - Rating

Chapter 1 - Live Pension Rating

  • Table of Contents - Updated 3/18/14
  • Section A - Requirements for Live Pension Ratings - Updated 3/18/14
  • Section B - Determining Disability, Unemployability, and Marginal Employment - Updated 12/13/05

Chapter 2 - Death Pension Rating

Chapter 3 - Special Monthly Pension (SMP) Ratings

Changes

Subpart III - Authorization issues

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

  • Table of Contents- Updated 9/27/11
  • Section A - General Information on the Effect Income and Net Worth Have on Pension and Parents DIC - Updated 5/20/11
  • Section B - Social security Administration (SSA) Benefits Program - Updated 5/20/11
  • Section C - Section 306 Pension and Old Law Pension -Updated 9/27/11
  • Section D - Parents DIC - Updated 9/27/11
  • Section E - Improved Pension - Basic Rate Determination - Updated 9/27/11
  • Section F - Inproved Pension - Dependents - Updated 9/27/11
  • Section G - Improved Pension - Deductible Expenses - Updated 9/27/11
  • Section H - Improved Pension - Adjustments based on Changes in Status - Updated 5/20/11
  • Section I - Improved Pension - Counting Specific Types of Income - Updated 9/27/11
  • Section J - Net Worth - Updated 2/13/07

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

  • Table of Contents- Updated 5/14/07
  • Section A - General Information on Requirements for Aid and Attendance (A&A) and Housebound Status Under 38 CFR 3.351 - Updated 2/14/14
  • Section B - A&A Status for Beneficiaries Who Are Patients in a Qualified Nursing Home - Updated 5/20/11

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

Chapter 4 - Pension Adjustments in Unusual Situations

Chapter 5 - Elections Between Pension Programs

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

  • Table of Contents- Updated 5/14/07
  • Chapter 6 - Department of Defense (DoD) Survivor Annuities and Their Relationship to VA Death Pension and Parents’ Dependency and Indemnity Compensation (DIC) - Updated 5/14/07

Chapter 7 - Eligibility Verification Reports (EVRs)

  • Table of Contents- Updated 9/21/06
  • Section A - EVR Selection Procedures - Updated 5/20/11
  • Section B - Initial Stages of EVR Processing - Updated 9/21/06
  • Section C - Second Stage EVR Processing by Veteran's Service Representative (VSRs) - Updated 5/20/11
  • Section D - EVR Terminations and Related Issues - Updated 9/21/06
  • Section E - Miscellaneous EVR Issues - Updated 9/21/06

Changes

Subpart IV - Organization of the Pension Maintenance Centers

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

Chapter 2 - Pension Maintenance Center (PMC) Procedures

Changes

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