Reasons Veterans Miss Out on Veteran Disability Benefits

         More than 18 million American military veterans live in the United States today. To address the needs of this population, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (V.A.) has expanded health, education, home loan, and other veteran benefits over the years. V.A. disability payments are one of the most common entitlements veterans overlook. However, they […]

What Are Veteran’s Death Benefits?

         Although death benefits are available to veterans, as well as their families and veterans who did not engage in combat, less than half of those who are eligible for death benefits use them, according to the American Association of Retired People. Available veteran’s death benefits may include burial in a national cemetery, compensation for expenses, or […]

How Will the Public Health Emergency’s End Affect Veterans?

         Per an announcement from the United States Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), the federal Public Health Emergency created in response to the COVID-19 pandemic ended in May 2023. With the end of this Public Health Emergency (PHE) comes several policy shifts that may specifically impact U.S. military veterans. The Public Health Emergency for COVID-19 […]

Two Different Disability Programs are Available to Veterans Through the VA

Veterans have two options as far as disability programs are concerned. Disabilities because of injuries sustained during active duty or if the service during active duty made the existing injury worse are covered through disability compensation while disability pension compensates any veteran who is permanently disabled regardless of whether or not the disability is due […]