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Concurrent payment of military retirement pay and VA compensation

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Veterans" Affairs. Subcommittee on Compensation, Pension, and Insurance.

Concurrent payment of military retirement pay and VA compensation

hearing before the Subcommittee on Compensation, Pension, and Insurance of the Committee on Veterans" Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundredth Congress, second session, April 14, 1988.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Veterans" Affairs. Subcommittee on Compensation, Pension, and Insurance.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office, U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Military pensions -- United States.,
  • Veterans, Disabled -- Pensions -- United States.,
  • United States -- Armed Forces -- Pay, allowances, etc.

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 180 p. :
    Number of Pages180
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17672539M

    First, the Colonel will receive a big tax benefit. Proponents contend that, because these income sources are not offset, military retired pay should not be offset either. Disability retired pay payable under 10 U. InCongress changed the definition of a qualifying injury or illness from conditions incurred "in the line of duty" to conditions incurred "while in the military. Use DD Form to apply for retired pay. Another issue is the distinction between recipients of disability retired pay according to whether that pay is based on the percent-of-disability formula or the length-of-service formula.

    Paying full benefits from both the DOD retirement system and the veterans' compensation program to military disability retirees whose disability pay is based on the length-of-service formula seems illogical and would set a precedent for receipt of two disability benefits simultaneously for the same disability. Federal, state, and local police and fire retirement plans frequently offer year retirement at any age, for precisely the same reasons as the military -- the need for vigorous personnel who can meet the physical and emotional stresses including, but not limited to, substantial possibility of death or wounding of law enforcement and firefighting. Creating a New Benefit While Cutting Others Allowing concurrent receipt would create a new benefit for military retirees while existing ones may have been cut, such as access to military health care facilities and delayed retirement COLAs. Authority: 10 U. Windfall Benefits Because military retirees are, by definition, older at separation from the service than non-retiree veterans, provision of veterans' compensation to military retirees may amount to compensation for the normal physical declines associated with aging. It is suggested that military service rendered in defense of, and on behalf of, the Nation deserves special consideration when determining policy toward such matters as benefit offsets.

    Your retroactive payment date may go as far back as January 1,but can be limited based on: your retirement date or when you first increased to at least 50 percent disability rating No CRDP is payable for any month before January This would come at a time when the system is still struggling to correct problems with quality assurance and timeliness. Department of Defense Appropriation Bill, ; conference report to accompany H. However, servicemembers becoming disabled while on active duty may be unable to remain in the service for a year career. Opponents of concurrent receipt maintain that the operational definition of "service connection" allows veterans to qualify for benefits for impairments not related to the unique rigors of military service.


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Concurrent payment of military retirement pay and VA compensation by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Veterans" Affairs. Subcommittee on Compensation, Pension, and Insurance. Download PDF Ebook

Department of Defense Appropriation Bill, ; conference report to accompany H. Thus, surviving spouses of disabled military retirees generally cannot receive benefits through both the retirement Concurrent payment of military retirement pay and VA compensation book and the veterans' disability system.

InCongress changed the definition of a qualifying injury or illness from conditions incurred "in the line of duty" to conditions incurred "while in the military. Setting a Costly Precedent Allowing full or partial concurrent receipt for military retired pay and veterans' disability compensation would set a precedent that could lead to pressure for concurrent receipt of many other Federal benefits.

In addition to monthly CRDP payments, you may be eligible for a retroactive payment. Then, at such time as the former Mrs. If qualified, you will be enrolled automatically. For example, a healthy year-old recruit may be found 25 years later to have high blood pressure when he or she retires from the service at age In initial determinations, elections may be applied retroactively if the claimant was not advised of his or her right of election and its effect.

This downgrade can result in severance if your rating goes below thirty percent. September 26, Other than a few supporting documents, you will not need to complete any other forms they just have the same information as the DD anyway.

According to most analysts, allowing concurrent receipt of military disability retired pay and veterans' disability compensation would provide two benefits for the same disability incurred during the same period of service,28 a situation for which there is no precedent among other programs.

Under the Commission's scheme, DOD would have paid disability compensation based on the calculated loss of earnings due to the disability, subject to later reevaluation based on medical status and the ability of the disabled member to secure civilian employment.

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The next step is to multiply Colonel Jessup's base pay times his disability rating. You might become eligible for CRDP at the time you would have become eligible for retired pay.

Report no. A key policy issue that the Congress would need to address if it were to approve the concept of concurrent receipt is whether concurrent receipt should be allowed for: 1 only military nondisability retirees; 2 both military nondisability retirees and all military disability retirees; or 3 military nondisability retirees and military disability retirees whose benefits are based on the length-of-service formula, but not those under the percent-of-disability formula.

Concurrent Retirement Disability Pay

Disability retired pay payable under 10 U. In Colonel Jessup's case, the Uniformed Services Former Spouses Protection Act provides that the amount of the Colonel's military disability retired pay that derives from multiplying his base pay times his disability rating is not divisible.

Comparatively minor physical ailments that qualify for veterans' disability compensation Concurrent payment of military retirement pay and VA compensation book not impede these retirees from maximizing their post- retirement earnings. Their dependents are eligible for tan cards.

These proposals are much more radical than the concurrent receipt proposals that have been made since the late s, which generally do not involving fundamental restructuring of either program. The Colonel applies for military disability from the Corps.

However, no such argument can be made regarding concurrent receipt of military retired pay and veterans' disability compensation. Your retroactive payment date may go as far back as January 1,but can be limited based on: your retirement date or when you first increased to at least 50 percent disability rating No CRDP is payable for any month before January Colonel Jessup is explaining to them: "You want to investigate me, roll the dice and take your chances.

If you have recovered sufficiently then you will be removed from the list and returned to service. In general, these analyses called for greater rationalization of the way in which DOD and VA pay disabled military retirees, although the methods suggested differ.

If you have a twenty-year letter, it is a good idea to include that letter and your reserve component survivor benefit plan election, as well. The Colonel told his wife that he would "send for her" once he got settled in Cuba.

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Colonel Jessup leaves the military after 20 years of service. However, the veterans' compensation system would virtually automatically establish the high blood pressure as service-connected because it commenced during military service. For specific advice, please consult a lawyer.Apr 24,  · Concurrent Retirement and Disability Pay (CRDP), also known as Concurrent Receipt, allows military retirees to receive both a full military retirement pension and full VA Disability compensation benefits, provided they meet eligibility requirements (listed below).

of Veterans Affairs (VA). Beginning inthis option would Concurrent payment of military retirement pay and VA compensation book concurrent receipt of retirement pay and disability compensation: Military retirees now drawing CRSC or CRDP would no longer receive those payments, nor would future retirees.

As a result, the option would reduce federal spending by $ billion between andthe. Waiver of Military Retirement Pay--Forms 1. by Ron91» Oct 26, 1 Replies K Views Last post by Nick Sep 06, T Waiver of Retired Pay in Order to Receive VA Compensation. by Ron91» Jan 27, 0 Replies K Views Last post by Ron91 Jan 27, T UI and reduced retired pay?

Concurrent Pay.veterans benefits. The amount of military retirement pay due a military pdf is based on a formula or scale that factors in the person’s military rank at retirement and the person’s length of military service.

Military retirement pay is determined and paid by the U.S. Defense Finance and .Apr 24,  · Concurrent Retirement and Disability Pay (CRDP), also known as Concurrent Receipt, allows military retirees to receive both a full military retirement pension and full VA Disability compensation benefits, provided they meet eligibility requirements (listed below).Jul 07,  · you said above 30% VA comp.

If you had said above 50% ebook I could have told you about CRDP, which is concurrent retirement and disability payment where you receive a phased in portion of your military retired pay and your VA compensation.