Entitlements for Veterans Who Have No Disabilities Checklist Form - Oregon

This Oregon-specific "Entitlements for Veterans Who Have No Disabilities Checklist Form" is a document released by the Oregon Department of Veterans Affairs.

Download the fillable PDF by clicking the link below and use it according to the applicable legal guidelines.

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Entitlements for Veterans who have no disabilities
(Asterisk [*] indicates letter/documentation from VA needed.)
Medical care at VA facilities—Veterans must Enroll! (VA Form 10-10EZ). When VA
provides care, VA will provide prescriptions at $7 per 30 day supply. VA cannot fill
prescriptions from private physicians.
Home Loan Guaranty. (Form 26-1880).
Plot at National Cemetery. Opening and closing of grave. Gravesite Service. Free.
Headstone.
Veteran License Plates—through DMV, (Veteran, Ex-POW, Purple Heart, Veterans’
Organizations, etc.)
widow or dependents
Pension for
upon death of Veteran. (Wartime service is required,
but did not have to be in combat nor overseas.) There are income limits; may include
funds for nursing home/foster home care.
Employment Division. Employment search through State Employment Office, Veterans
Outreach program--contact Veterans’ Representative for help.
Civil Service Preference, 5 points.
Veterans’ Group Life Insurance—apply within one year of discharge.
Total Disability Income Provision insurance rider may be purchased (before age 55). Provides
monthly income when veteran is totally disabled for at lease six months.
Waiver of premiums on all VA policies should veteran become totally disabled before age 65 and
remains so for at least six consecutive months.
Dental care within 90 days of discharge.
Education benefits. Must use within 10 years of discharge, (New GI Bill—must have contributed to
MGIB, some other restrictions.)
Alcohol and Drug Treatment.
Vietnam Veterans (PTSD, Agent Orange, diabetes, hepatitis) plus AO Registry.
Persian Gulf Veterans. Illness information. Persian Gulf Registry.
Medals and Awards.
Copies of discharge documents and other documents.
Entitlements for Veterans with one disability rated by the VA at 40% or more
(Disability does not have to be service-connected)
All of the previously listed plus:
Pension eligibility for Veterans with Wartime service. Veteran did NOT have to be in combat nor
Additional funds may be available for Nursing Home care, Adult
overseas. (There are income limits).
Foster Care, Assisted Living and In-home care (Aid and Attendance), up to $1575 per
month depending on income.
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If receiving pension, all medical care at VA (except dental).
If receiving pension, burial allowance of $300, plot allowance of $300.
If receiving pension, prescriptions from VA, free.
Fee Basis Card. For use in community for medical expenses. (If receiving Pension with Aid and
Attendance and in a nursing home).
*Golden Access Passport. (If rated for pension).
*Fishing and Hunting License. (If rated for pension).
*Property tax exemption. (Partial) (If rated for pension).
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Entitlements for Veterans who have no disabilities
(Asterisk [*] indicates letter/documentation from VA needed.)
Medical care at VA facilities—Veterans must Enroll! (VA Form 10-10EZ). When VA
provides care, VA will provide prescriptions at $7 per 30 day supply. VA cannot fill
prescriptions from private physicians.
Home Loan Guaranty. (Form 26-1880).
Plot at National Cemetery. Opening and closing of grave. Gravesite Service. Free.
Headstone.
Veteran License Plates—through DMV, (Veteran, Ex-POW, Purple Heart, Veterans’
Organizations, etc.)
widow or dependents
Pension for
upon death of Veteran. (Wartime service is required,
but did not have to be in combat nor overseas.) There are income limits; may include
funds for nursing home/foster home care.
Employment Division. Employment search through State Employment Office, Veterans
Outreach program--contact Veterans’ Representative for help.
Civil Service Preference, 5 points.
Veterans’ Group Life Insurance—apply within one year of discharge.
Total Disability Income Provision insurance rider may be purchased (before age 55). Provides
monthly income when veteran is totally disabled for at lease six months.
Waiver of premiums on all VA policies should veteran become totally disabled before age 65 and
remains so for at least six consecutive months.
Dental care within 90 days of discharge.
Education benefits. Must use within 10 years of discharge, (New GI Bill—must have contributed to
MGIB, some other restrictions.)
Alcohol and Drug Treatment.
Vietnam Veterans (PTSD, Agent Orange, diabetes, hepatitis) plus AO Registry.
Persian Gulf Veterans. Illness information. Persian Gulf Registry.
Medals and Awards.
Copies of discharge documents and other documents.
Entitlements for Veterans with one disability rated by the VA at 40% or more
(Disability does not have to be service-connected)
All of the previously listed plus:
Pension eligibility for Veterans with Wartime service. Veteran did NOT have to be in combat nor
Additional funds may be available for Nursing Home care, Adult
overseas. (There are income limits).
Foster Care, Assisted Living and In-home care (Aid and Attendance), up to $1575 per
month depending on income.
,
If receiving pension, all medical care at VA (except dental).
If receiving pension, burial allowance of $300, plot allowance of $300.
If receiving pension, prescriptions from VA, free.
Fee Basis Card. For use in community for medical expenses. (If receiving Pension with Aid and
Attendance and in a nursing home).
*Golden Access Passport. (If rated for pension).
*Fishing and Hunting License. (If rated for pension).
*Property tax exemption. (Partial) (If rated for pension).
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Entitlements for Veterans with service-connected disabilities
(also see front for other entitlements)
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All of the previously listed entitlements (See Front) plus:
Medical care by VA for service-connected disabilities. (Also payment at 100% rate
when hospitalized for service-connected condition for more than 21days of
hospitalization and recuperation.)
*Golden Access Passport. Free entry into National Parks that charge fees.
Civil Service Preference, 5 or 10 points.
Burial allowance of $300, $2000 if death caused by service-connected disability.
Dependency and Indemnity Compensation (DIC) for widow if death caused by service-
connected disability.
Nursing home benefits paid in full if needed due to service-connected disability.
RH (disabled) insurance. Must apply within 2 years of VA rating, however, if VA never
offered, apply now.). Waiver of premiums possible when rating reaches 100%.
Employment Division. Use of Disabled Veterans’ Outreach counselors.
*Disabled Veteran License Plate.
10% All of the previously listed entitlements plus:
Possible eligibility for Vocational Rehabilitation.
30% All previously l sted entitlements plus:
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*Fishing and Hunting License.
Dependency allowance added to VA compensation.
Aid &Attendance allowance for spouse.
Possible entitlement to--
Clothing Allowance (if using a prosthetic device or if disability tends to wear out
clothing)
Auto grant (loss of use of hand or foot or eye)
Adaptive Equipment for Auto (loss of use of hand or foot or eye)
*Civil Service Preference (non-competitive)
Possible
change of discharge to medical retirement with retiree benefits.
40% All previously l sted entitlements plus:
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*Property Tax Exemption (Partial).
Individual Unemployability. (one service-connected condition must be rated at least
40% with a combined total of 70%, OR, one condition rated at 60% or higher.
Service-connected condition must be the cause of employment handicap.
50% All previously l sted entitlements plus:
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Medical care from the VA for ALL conditions and disabilities.
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100% All previous y listed entitlements plus:
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*Military ID Card, Commissary and Exchange Privileges. Must be rated Permanently
and Totally disabled (P&T). Includes use of Armed Services hotels around the
world, including Tokyo, Hawaii, Orlando.
*Waiver of Premiums on NSLI, VGLI, RH Disabled Insurance.
Education allowance for spouse and children. Veteran must be rated P&T. (Chapter
35, VA Form 21-5490).
ChampVA medical insurance for dependents. (Need P&T rating).
Hearing aids, glasses and dental care.
Possible Dependency and Indemnity Compensation for widow.
Independent Living/Life Enhancement Program. To assist Veterans in becoming
more independent, productive, interactive in community.
Tricare (ChampUS) Military Medical insurance for retirees, D.I.C. Widows, even
when over 65.
Possible—entitlement to specially adapted housing grant (for adaptations to home).
Must be rated Permanently and Totally disabled.
Possible—Mortgage Life Insurance. Must be rated Permanently and Totally disabled.
(Insurance terminates at age 70).
Check the items of interest to you, call the VA for items with Asterisk (or mail this to them, at the
address below), or you may contact this office for help.
If you mail your request to the VA, be sure your name, address and claim number are listed below.
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The VA’s mailing address is VA Regional Office, 1220 SW 3
, Portland, OR 97204, their phone
number is 1-800-827-1000.
You will need the following information below when contacting the VA.
VA C#_________________________________________
SSN __________________________________________
Name _________________________________________
Address _______________________________________
Phone_________________________________________
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