Aid & Attendance Handbook for Professionals

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2015 Edition (includes 2015 Rates for Pension and Compensation)

Aid & Attendance Handbook for Professionals

Handbook: Aid & Attendance Handbook for Professionals15% Discount | $89.00 | $75.65 | 324 Pages

15% DiscountIncludes NEW Addendum entitled: Understanding the Proposed Rules Changes for Veterans Pension and Survivors Pension

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This new and completely revised 2015 edition is the ultimate resource for any professional practitioner who wants to educate and help veterans and their survivors with benefits that involve aid and attendance including pension, death pension, DIC, and compensation. This is a must-have book for anyone working in this area of benefits planning. This new book includes a Data Disk with detailed instructions and all forms necessary for submitting fully developed claims.

DiscClaim Support Data Disk included!
Disc - VA forms, Rates, Detailed Checklists (with instructions for each type of claim), and a brand new addendum on VA's Proposed Rule Changes.

 


The 2015 edition contains the following

• All new 2015 payment rates for Pension, Death Pension, DIC, Compensation and SMC.

• Valuable new insight into congressional scrutiny on divestment of assets and the charging of fees.

• Legal strategies for educating without accreditation and charging fees or selling products or services to potential veterans benefits applicants.

• New information on little-known aid and attendance or housebound allowances for compensation, DIC and SMC. Be the first to assist elderly beneficiaries for existing VA benefits in receiving additional income because of their need for long term care or because they are housebound. In some cases, you can assist in increasing income for current beneficiaries to $3,779 a month.

• Instructions, forms and checklists for our new fully developed claim system that is currently resulting in approvals of 3 months or less.

• Valuable information on how to deal with VA’s current attitude towards allowable assets, independent living claims, previously divested assets, unwarranted denials and demands for repayment.

• Usable strategies and valuable information for obtaining benefits when claimants die in the middle of the application process.

• Detailed descriptions on application requirements for common Disability Compensation claims such as exposure to hazardous conditions including Agent Orange and asbestos, disability caused by illness, combat or other injury in service, application for a rating increase on secondary service connection or aggravation of an existing condition, posttraumatic stress disorder, hearing loss with or without tinnitus, individual unemployability and requests for reevaluation or change.

Overall, the previous edition (2012) has been replaced with this new 2015 edition. We believe this new edition is the ultimate resource for any professional practitioner who wants to educate and help veterans with the aid and attendance rating and allowances. This is a must-have book for anyone working in this area of benefits planning.



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