A disabled veteran is referred as a veteran of the United States Armed Forces who suffer from a medically diagnosed disability that is connected to an incident in combat during his service (“service-connected”) is likely to meet the criteria for getting of veterans disability benefits through the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). These benefits are provided from veteran affairs department on the basis of disability rating.
100 Percent Disabled veterans Benefits
According to the Department of Veterans Affairs, 100% disabled means that you are totally and completely disabled. Due to this permanent disability, the veteran is unable to perform any of his tasks. Therefore, with 100 percent disability, Veterans are eligible to get maximum compensation on monthly scheduler basis. These veterans are also given other compensations like health-care, education, housing, etc. from the department.
The Department of Veterans affairs determines disability a rating ranging from 0% to 100%. Each rating has a different payment schedule. With 30% or higher, a veteran with a spouse is entitled to receive payment – $150 extra per month. In case of having a spouse with children can receive an additional $259 per month (plus an additional $75 per month for each additional child.)
Related: Military Disability Benefits
Enlist down there are some of the VA 100 permanent and total disability benefits.
1. No Prescription, Medications Healthcare charges and VA Co-Pay Reimbursement
The co-payment amount is based on the health care service that you receive and your financial situation. Hence, if the veteran needs any medications, or health-care services, then he can get them for free without paying any extra charges. The veterans can also get free outpatient and inpatient services from veteran affair department.
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2. Dependents Educational Assistance (DEA)
If you are 100 Permanent and Total (P&T) according to VA criteria, the DEA ensures that your spouse and children will be eligible for certain educational benefits.
A child of 100 percent disabled veterans is authorized 45 months of accredited schooling. VA presently pays a monthly stipend of around $805.00 for a full-time student, subject to change. Under these benefits a child can receive guidance counseling, tutors, etc.
for more details https://www.benefits.va.gov/GIBILL/DEA.asp
CHAMPVA Health Insurance is the best benefit for the spouse and the dependent child of a veteran rated at 100 P&T. Veterans can get this care at the VA, and the dependent can visit the private medical center to get the medical care facilities.
100 percent disabled veteran champva
CHAMPVA is a fantastic program for veterans rated at 100 permanent and total. To know more about CHAMPVA services just click and visit the website at https://www.va.gov/COMMUNITYCARE/programs/dependents/champva/champva_eligibility.asp
4. Dental Coverage
Veterans with 100% disabilities and service-connected veterans are allowed free dental care. Veterans going through Vocational Rehabilitation are also eligible for dental care.
Before going to the center you can simply call the VA facility closest to you and make a dental appointment. for more details: https://www.va.gov/dental/
5. Uniformed Services Identification Cards
The veteran, spouse, and children can apply for a uniformed services Identification card. This card is a very resemblance to old military I.D. cards. This Card is issued by the Department of Defense to enable you to get access the military facilities.
6. Free and discounted Hunting Tags and Fishing Licenses
Disabled veteran benefits by the state are available here:
7. Property Tax Breaks for Veterans 100% VA P&T
Every veteran must own the home, that he can use it as their primary residence. Most of the states have property tax breaks for disabled veterans. Below You can check disabled veteran benefits by state:
8. Golden Access Passport
This passport held now a new name, but the benefits are still the same as before. if you owned the old passport, then you can still get the same benefits, but gov will not give you a new one.
the new passport is known as “America the Beautiful – National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass”.
The pass allows you to get 50% off Camping/recreation in Federal Parks. The name of this passport has been changed, but the benefits are very similar. If you have the old passport then you can use it as the Federal government will not give you a new one.
Here is the proof: www.nps.gov/fees_passes.htm
The DIC “Clock starts Ticking” once a veteran is rated 100% “Total” or “Permanent and Total”. If the children of the spouse or dependent of veterans are under 18 years of age can receive a monthly benefit if:
- The veteran passes of a “service-connected” disability within the first 10 years of being rated 100%.
- If the veteran lives the full 10 years then he can pass of any disability.
10. Travel Pay Reimbursement of $0.415 cents per mile
VA will pay for travel to Compensation and Pension (C&P) exams. The veterans along with their dependents can enjoy free travel to different places for holiday. These compensations are provided so that the veteran can feel fresh and stay away from anxiety and depression. for more details about travel pay reimbursement per mile visit here:
11. Independent Living Services Program (ILSP)
ILSP is a little-known benefit designed to assist any disabled veteran to live a better quality of life despite their service-connected disabilities.
for more details about Independent Living Program on the VA website: http://www.vba.va.gov/bln/vre/ilp.htm
12. Waiver of VA funding fee for home loan
Veterans don’t have to pay the VA funding fee if you are a:
- Veteran receiving VA compensation for a service-connected disability, OR
- Veteran who would be entitled to get compensation for a service-connected disability if you did not receive retirement or active duty pay, OR
- Surviving spouse of a Veteran who died in service or from a service-connected disability
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13. Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VR&E)
Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VR&E) services help veterans with job training, employment accommodations, resume development, and job seeking skills coaching.
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14. Concurrent Retirement and Disability Pay (CRDP)
Concurrent Retirement and Disability Pay (CRDP) enables retired military members to get both military retirement pay and Veterans Affairs (VA) compensation. This was prohibited until the CRDP program began on January 1, 2004.