How to Apply for Department Of Veterans Affairs Benefits for Senior Veterans and Their Survivors

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How to Apply for Department of Veterans Affairs Benefits for Senior Veterans and Their Survivors

How to Apply for Department of Veterans Affairs Benefits for Senior Veterans and Their SurvivorsFree ShippingThis book is a welcome and needed resource for veterans, their families, and for those who assist veterans. It provides information and detailed instructions on how to submit claims for 25 different types VA benefits and uses the successful "Fully Developed Claim Process" for faster decisions. This book details:

· Pension with Aid and Attendance,
· Disability Compensation, SMC and DIC with
  Aid and Attendance or Housebound Allowances,
· Disability Compensation and DIC,
· Enrolling in Veterans Health Care,
· Applying for a State Veterans Home or Burial Benefits

$79.00 | 414 pages | View the Table of Contents

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DiscClaim Support Data Disc included!
Disc - 240 VA forms, examination worksheets, questionnaires and detailed checklists with instructions for each type of claim.

 




This new book contains well-proven strategies for successful application for senior veterans' benefits.  Over 400 pages of valuable information and instruction are devoted to:

  • a new process called "FDC" for faster and better decisions on claim applications
  • a proven and highly successful claim process for aid and attendance pension applications
  • complete instructions and forms for over 25 different types of disability claims
  • successful completion of necessary application forms found on the Claim Support Data Disk including forms especially designed by the SVSA
  • additional income from little-used aid and attendance or housebound allowances with compensation and DIC
  • applications for veterans health care, state veterans nursing homes and burial benefits

This publication addresses benefits that are generally applicable to senior veterans and their survivors to include:

  • Hundreds of pages of instruction, references and citations to provide the proper background and understanding for veterans benefits for seniors
  • Application for Pension – a non-service-connected disability benefit commonly known as “aid and attendance”
  • Application for Disability Compensation and SMC – service-connected disability benefits for veterans who incurred injuries or illnesses while in the service
  • Application for Dependency and Indemnity Compensation (DIC) – a death benefit for survivors of veterans who died on active duty or as a result of service-connected disability or as a result of improper treatment from VA healthcare or rehabilitation services.
  • Undiscovered and generally little-known additional money from aid and attendance and housebound allowances for DIC, Compensation and certain SMC benefits
  • Application for state veterans benefits including state veterans nursing homes
  • Application for veterans health care
  • Application for burial benefits
  • Instructions on appealing an unfavorable decision for benefits from VA
  • Lists of state VA regional offices and state veterans nursing homes
  • Additional information on Individual Unemployability, PTSD and Agent Orange
  • Claim Support Data Disk – included with the book – contains hundreds of forms, medical examination worksheets and medical questionnaires for all types of applications with instructions for their use
  • Step-by-step checklists for each claim to include 30 different types of claims

This book also incorporates the new “fully developed claim” process (FDC) that generally results in faster decisions and a higher percentage of favorable decisions from your VA Regional Office.  Strategies and procedures include:

  • Education, checklists and FDC forms and procedures for 3 different type of pension claims with aid and attendance
  • Education, master checklist procedures and FDC forms for 6 different types of DIC claims
  • Education, master checklist procedures and FDC forms for 17 different types of claims for compensation or SMC

Here are the types of claims for benefits covered in this publication:

  • Application for Aid and Attendance Pension – Unhealthy Veteran Application
  • Application for Aid and Attendance Pension – Healthy Veteran with Unhealthy Spouse Application
  • Application for Aid and Attendance Pension – Single Surviving Spouse Application
  • Submitting Application for an Informal Claim
  • Applications for Aid and Attendance or Housebound Allowances for Spouses or Surviving Spouses for Existing Awards of Compensation, SMC or DIC
  • Application for Aid and Attendance or Housebound Allowances for Veterans Totally Disabled and Currently on Compensation or Expecting to Apply for Total Disability Either through a Rating Increase or through Individual Unemployability
  • DIC Application for the Automatic Benefit
  • DIC Application for a Veteran Who Was on Claim for Compensation but Fails the Test for the Automatic Benefit
  • DIC Application for a Veteran Who Never Made a Claim for Compensation but Whose Death Could Be Presumed Service-Connected
  • DIC Application for a Veteran who Never Made a Claim and Whose Survivor Must Prove Service Connection
  • DIC Application for a Veteran’s Death that Could Be the Result of a Section 1151 Claim That Has Not yet Been Filed
  • DIC Application to include a Surviving Spouse Who Needs Aid and Attendance or Is Housebound
  • Reconsidering or Reopening a Claim for A & A, Compensation or DIC
  • Specific Chronic Conditions Presumed Service-Connected with a Time Limit
  • Prisoner of War – Chronic Conditions, Service-Connected with No Time Limit
  • Ionizing Radiation – Chronic Conditions Presumed Service-Connected
  • Agent Orange – Chronic Conditions, Service-Connected with No Time Limit
  • Disability Caused by Illness, Combat or Other Injury Incurred in the Service
  • Secondary Service Connection or Aggravation of an Existing Condition
  • Exposure to Hazards, Chemicals and Harmful Environmental Conditions
  • PTSD – Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
  • Noise Induced Hearing Loss with Tinnitus
  • PTIU – Permanent and Total Disability Due to Individual Unemployability
  • Gulf War Disorders – Service Connection Is Presumed with a Time Limit
  • Request for Reevaluation or Change for an Existing Benefit
  • Section 1151 Claim
  • Tropical Diseases – Service Connection Is Presumed with a Time Limit
  • Special Monthly Compensation (SMC)
  • Specific Special Allowances
  • HISA (Housing Improvement and Structural Alterations) Grants

Here is a list of the categories of over 240 forms, examination worksheets, medical questionnaires and instructions on the Claim Support Data Disk

  • 38 CFR Part 3 Adjudication of Compensation, Pension, DIC and Burial Benefits
  • 38 CFR Part 4 Schedule for Rating Disabilities
  • 38 CFR Part 19 Board of Veterans Appeals Regulations
  • Elements of the Fully Developed Claim Process – Master Checklist for Compensation and DIC Claims
  • File Folder #1 – Application for Pension and Death Pension
    • Subfolder #1 – Unhealthy Veteran Applications
    • Subfolder #2 – Healthy Veteran with Unhealthy Spouse Applications
    • Subfolder #3 – Single Surviving Spouse Applications
    • Subfolder #4 – Archive of All Pension Application Forms
  • File Folder #2 Application for Compensation and DIC
    • Subfolder #1 – Compensation and DIC Forms
    • Subfolder #2 – Compensation and Pension Examination Worksheets
    • Subfolder #3 Disability Benefits Questionnaires
  • File Folder #3 Application for Health Care Benefits
  • File Folder #4 Application for Burial Benefits

Support for Those Who Help Veterans

Consultant's PackageMuch of the information above is based on the use of the marketing strategies that are available through the National Care Planning Council’s Support for Those Who Help Veterans.