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M21-1 Compensation and Pension Manual Rewrite

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Part 1 - Introduction
Part 1 - Claimants' Rights and Responsibilities

  • Part 2 - M21-1MR Part II was rescinded on September 17, 2012 and replaced by Benefits Assistance Service Procedures Manual, M27-1. Please see M27-1 for current information and procedures.
  • Part 3 - General Claims Process
    • Subparti - Claims Processing Improvement Model
    • Subpartii - Initial Screening and Determining Veterans Status
    • Subpartiii - General Development and Dependency Issues
    • Subpartiv - General Rating Process
    • Subpartv - General Authorization Issues and Claimant Notifications
    • Subpartvi - Special Authorization Issues
  • Part 4 - Compensation, DIC, and Death Compensation Benefits
    • Subparti - Claims Processing Improvement Model
    • Subpartii - Compensation
    • Subpartiii - Dependency and Indemnity Compensation (DIC) and Death Compensation
  • Part 5 - Pension and Parents' Dependency and Indemnity Compensation (DIC)
  • Part 6 - Chapter 18 Benefits
  • Part 7 - Burial Benefits
  • Part 8 - Accrued Benefits
  • Part 9 - Ancillary and Special Benefits
  • Part 10 - Matching Programs
  • Part 11 - M21-1MR Part XI was rescinded on November 19, 2013 and replaced by the Fiduciary Manual. Please see the Fiduciary Manual for current information and procedures.