Veterans Benefits


  • 01:45 Decision Ready Claims: Faster VA Claims Decisions

    Decision Ready Claims: Faster VA Claims Decisions

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    The Decision Ready Claims (DRC) Program is the fastest way to get your VA claim processed. By working with an accredited Veterans Service Organization (VSO), you can get a claim decision in 30 days or less. To learn more about the DRC Program, go to www.b

  • 03:15 VA Claim Exams: Genitourinary

    VA Claim Exams: Genitourinary

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    If you’ve submitted a disability compensation claim to VA for a genitourinary disability for issues related to the male reproductive system, you may need to attend a VA claim exam. This quick overview video tells you the basics of what you need to know an

  • 03:28 VA Claim Exams: Endocrinological

    VA Claim Exams: Endocrinological

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    If you’ve submitted a disability compensation claim to VA for a endocrinological disability for a thyroid condition, diabetes, or other endocrine disease, you may need to attend a VA claim exam. This quick overview video tells you the basics of what you n

  • 03:33 VA Claim Exams: Neurological

    VA Claim Exams: Neurological

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    If you’ve submitted a disability compensation claim to VA for a neurological disability for conditions such as Parkinson’s Disease, Lou Gehrig’s Disease, Fibromyalgia, Multiple Sclerosis, seizures or other neurological conditions, you may need to attend a

  • 03:41 VA Claim Exams: Psychological

    VA Claim Exams: Psychological

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    If you’ve submitted a disability compensation claim to VA for a psychological condition due to your military service, you may need to attend a VA claim exam. This quick overview video tells you the basics of what you need to know and what to expect during

  • 05:48 Before you Begin Your Accounting

    Before you Begin Your Accounting

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    This video is intended for VA fiduciaries who are required to complete annual accountings. This video is the first in a set of three videos which provide step-by-step instructions on how to complete your annual accounting. Check out the other two videos i

  • 05:18 How to Complete Your Accounting Part I

    How to Complete Your Accounting Part I

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    This video is intended for VA fiduciaries who are required to complete annual accountings. This video is the second in a set of three videos which provide step-by-step instructions on how to complete your annual accounting. Check out the other two videos

  • 08:23 How to Complete Your Accounting Part II

    How to Complete Your Accounting Part II

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    This video is intended for VA fiduciaries who are required to complete annual accountings. This video is the third and final in a set of three videos which provide step-by-step instructions on how to complete your annual accounting. Check out the other tw

  • 03:39 Completing VA Form 21-4718a

    Completing VA Form 21-4718a

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    Supplemental video that explains how to complete VA Form 21-4718a, "Certificate of Balance on Deposit and Authorization to Discolse Financial Records." VA Form 21-4718a is not required on all accountings and is only required when requested by VA.

  • 03:11 VA Claim Exams: Dermatological

    VA Claim Exams: Dermatological

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    If you’ve submitted a disability compensation claim to VA for a dermatological disability related to your skin, hair or nails, you may need to attend a VA claim exam. This quick overview video tells you the basics of what you need to know and what to expe

  • 03:55 VA Claim Exams: Infectious Disease, Hematologic and Lymphatic

    VA Claim Exams: Infectious Disease, Hematologic and Lymphatic

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    If you’ve submitted a disability compensation claim to VA for a disability related to an infectious disease or a hematologic and lymphatic condition (affecting your blood, bone marrow, lymph nodes, etc.), you may need to attend a VA claim exam. This quick

  • 03:16 VA Claim Exams: Gynecological

    VA Claim Exams: Gynecological

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    If you’ve submitted a disability compensation claim to VA for a gynecological disability, you may need to attend a VA claim exam. This quick overview video tells you the basics of what you need to know and what to expect during your claim exam. For more i

  • 04:49 VA Specialty Claim Exams: Ophthalmological, Dental & Oral and Auditory

    VA Specialty Claim Exams: Ophthalmological, Dental & Oral and Auditory

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    If you’ve submitted a disability compensation claim to VA for an ophthalmological, dental and oral, or auditory disability, you may need to attend a VA claim exam. These disability claims require you to see a specialty doctor for your exam. This quick ove

  • 04:30 Tips to Prepare for Your VA Claim Exam

    Tips to Prepare for Your VA Claim Exam

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    If you’ve submitted a disability compensation claim to VA, you may be asked to attend a VA claim exam, or Compensation & Pension (C&P) exam. Check out these quick tips to help you prepare for your claim exam so you know what to expect. For more informatio

  • 03:42 VA Claim Exams: Gastrointestinal & General Surgery

    VA Claim Exams: Gastrointestinal & General Surgery

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    If you’ve submitted a disability compensation claim to VA for a gastrointestinal or general surgery disability, including stomach, intestinal, and liver conditions, you may need to attend a VA claim exam. This quick overview video tells you the basics of

  • 03:09 VA Claim Exams: Musculoskeletal/Rheumatological

    VA Claim Exams: Musculoskeletal/Rheumatological

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    If you’ve submitted a disability compensation claim to VA for a musculoskeletal or rheumatological disability, you may need to attend a VA claim exam. This quick overview video tells you the basics of what you need to know and what to expect during your c

  • 03:19 VA Claim Exams: Respiratory/Cardiology/Ear, Nose, & Throat

    VA Claim Exams: Respiratory/Cardiology/Ear, Nose, & Throat

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    If you’ve submitted a disability compensation claim to VA for a respiratory, cardiology, or ear, nose, and throat disability, you may need to attend a VA claim exam. This quick overview video tells you the basics of what you need to know and what to expec

  • 01:44 Explore VA benefits: Overview of education and training benefits and how to apply

    Explore VA benefits: Overview of education and training benefits and how to apply

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    The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) offers education and training benefits for Veterans and their families. http://www.explore.va.gov Explore VA benefits and apply.

  • 01:39 Explore VA benefits: Overview of VA health care and how to apply

    Explore VA benefits: Overview of VA health care and how to apply

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    The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) provides health care benefits for Veterans. http://www.explore.va.gov Explore VA benefits and apply.

  • 01:34 Explore VA benefits: Overview of life insurance and how to apply

    Explore VA benefits: Overview of life insurance and how to apply

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    The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) provides life insurance for Veterans and their families. http://www.explore.va.gov Explore VA benefits and apply.

  • 01:32 Popular Compensation 101: What Is Disability Compensation?

    Compensation 101: What Is Disability Compensation?

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    Disability Compensation is a tax free monetary benefit paid to Veterans with disabilities that are the result of a disease or injury incurred or aggravated during active military service. Compensation may also be paid for post-service disabilities that ar

  • 03:20 Popular Compensation 101: How Did I Get This Rating?

    Compensation 101: How Did I Get This Rating?

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    VA uses the Combined Ratings Table to determine a Veteran’s disability rating. VA makes this determination about the severity of a disability based on the evidence submitted as part of a claim, or that VA obtains from military records. VA rates disability

  • 02:06 Popular Compensation 101: What Is Service Connection?

    Compensation 101: What Is Service Connection?

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    Compensation benefits are paid for disabilities that are service-connected. Service connection describes an injury or disease resulting in a disability linked to service in the military. A Veteran must also have separated or been discharged from service u

  • 02:25 Popular What Is Aid & Attendance?

    What Is Aid & Attendance?

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    Veterans and survivors who are eligible for a VA pension and require the aid and attendance of another person, or are housebound, may be eligible for additional monetary payment. These benefits are paid in addition to monthly pension, and they are not pai

  • 03:47 Popular 4 Questions About The Life Insurance Accelerated Benefit Option

    4 Questions About The Life Insurance Accelerated Benefit Option

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    If you have Servicemembers Group Life Insurance (SGLI), Veterans Group Life Insurance (VGLI) or Family Servicemembers Group Life Insurance (FSGLI), this video will explain the Accelerated Benefit Option (ABO) for those diagnosed with less than 9 months or

  • 05:08 Popular 4 Questions About Converting SGLI To VGLI

    4 Questions About Converting SGLI To VGLI

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    In this short video, you can learn the basics of converting Servicemembers Group Life Insurance (SGLI) to Veterans Group Life Insurance (VGLI). To learn more, visit http://www.benefits.va.gov/insurance/sgli.asp

  • 01:58 Popular 4 Questions About Veterans Mortgage Life Insurance

    4 Questions About Veterans Mortgage Life Insurance

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    In under 2 minutes, learn the details of VMLI a special insurance program for those who have received a Specially Adapted Housing Grant. To learn more, visit http://www.benefits.va.gov/insurance/vmli.asp.

  • 02:23 Popular 5 Questions About Service-Disabled Veterans Life Insurance (S-DVI)

    5 Questions About Service-Disabled Veterans Life Insurance (S-DVI)

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    S-DVI Insurance is sometimes the only insurance Veterans can qualify for because they don’t have to pass a physical on their service-connected conditions. This short video is full of important information about S-DVI qualifications, who qualifies to have

  • 04:20 Popular VA Is Here For Military Sexual Trauma Survivors

    VA Is Here For Military Sexual Trauma Survivors

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    Some Veterans may have experienced sexual trauma while serving in the military. These kinds of experiences can affect Veterans’ mental and physical health, even many years later. Veterans can apply for disability compensation for any current difficulties

  • 03:44 Popular Welcome To The VA Fiduciary Program

    Welcome To The VA Fiduciary Program

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    VA’s fiduciary program protects Veterans and dependents who are unable to manage their VA benefits. VA’s role is to conduct oversight in order to ensure the well-being of each beneficiary, and to appoint and conduct oversight of the fiduciaries who manage

  • 02:25 Popular 4 Questions About Designating A SGLI Insurance Program Beneficiary

    4 Questions About Designating A SGLI Insurance Program Beneficiary

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    Important information you need to know before you designate a beneficiary for any of the SGLI Insurance programs (SGLI, VGLI, FSGLI). For more information about the VA Life Insurance program visit http://www.benefits.va.gov/insurance/

  • 03:24 Popular 5 Questions About The Rules Based Processing System (RBPS)

    5 Questions About The Rules Based Processing System (RBPS)

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    The Rules Based Processing System (RBPS) is a feature in eBenefits that automates the processing of changes to a disabled Veteran’s family member’s status. When you file a claim for dependency benefits, RBPS goes to work behind the scenes and processes th

  • 03:46 The EBenefits Makeover: Easier Access To Your Benefits

    The EBenefits Makeover: Easier Access To Your Benefits

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    On January 25, 2015, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and Department of Defense (DoD) unveiled a new look for their joint web portal, eBenefits. Thanks to your suggestions on how to improve the site, the new eBenefits layout makes it easier for you

  • 00:50 VA Teams Up With RIR To “Drive VA Benefits And Services Home”

    VA Teams Up With RIR To “Drive VA Benefits And Services Home”

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    The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has partnered with the Richmond International Raceway (RIR) to promote greater access and awareness to VA benefits and services at the upcoming NASCAR races on September 11 and 12 in Richmond, Virginia. You can meet

  • 07:39 Popular Overview Of VA Form 21-534EZ: Part 2

    Overview Of VA Form 21-534EZ: Part 2

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    This video walks through pages 6-10 (the Application) for VA Form 21-534EZ, Application for DIC, Survivors Pension, and Accrued Benefits for Dependents and Survivors to file a Fully Developed Claim (FDC) for benefits. To learn more about Dependency and In