17 Mar VA Proposes New Rule For Family Caregivers
The United States Department of Veterans Affairs has recently proposed a brand new rule that will benefit the Caregiver Support Program. In 2011, there was a rule allowing caregivers of those veterans affected/injured on 9/11 to have monthly benefits provided. Within this new proposed rule, the definition of disability has been rather expanded into including any service connected disability. This allows those with disabilities to be more likely considered disabled whether it comes from an illness or injury, etc.
This is a program that is one of a kind that allows those with these disabilities to receive the appropriate support from their family caregivers who work endlessly and are always helping our military veterans in need. As well, there have been improvements applied to this change that will allow communication to be easier between these participants and the Veterans Affairs.
To learn more about this topic, visit: https://www.va.gov/opa/pressrel/pressrelease.cfm?id=5398