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Author: DIANE Publishing Company
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: veterans, benefits, federal
Number of Pages: 98
Published: 1997-05-01
ISBN-10: 0788139924
ISBN-13: 9780788139925

Informs veterans & dependents of the variety of federal benefits available. Includes information on who's eligible; wartime service; filing claims; & important documents. Contents: disability compensation; other disability benefits; pension; education & training; vocational rehabilitation; home loan guarantees; life insurance; burial benefits; benefits for survivors; health-care benefits; homeless veterans; women veterans; overseas benefits; small & disadvantaged business utilization; other Federal benefits; & appeals. List of VA facilities. Index.
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Author: DIANE Publishing Company
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: dependants, veterans, benefits, federal
Number of Pages: 102
Published: 1996-06-01
ISBN-10: 0788128957
ISBN-13: 9780788128950

Lists benefit programs for veterans: disability compensation, allowance for dependents, prisoners of war, pension, education & training, vocational rehabilitation, home loan guaranties, & life insurance. Also lists benefits for special groups, small & disadvantaged business utilization, benefits for survivors, burial benefits, health-care benefits, homeless veterans, women veterans, overseas benefits, other Federal benefits, appeals, & VA facilities -- where to go for help. Index.
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Author: Armaad R. Morman
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: benefits, cemeteries, national, burial, veterans’
Number of Pages: 23
Published: 2011-03-01
ISBN-10: 1437941516
ISBN-13: 9781437941517

Contents: (1) Intro.; (2) Vets Burial Benefit: Eligibility Requirements for Burial in a National Cemetery; Ineligible Persons; Non-monetary Burial Benefits: Headstones, Markers, and Private Cemetery Medallions; Presidential Memorial Certificates; Burial Flag; Monetary Burial Benefits: Burial and Plot-Interment Allowance Amount; 2008 Report Findings and Recommend.; (3) National Cemeteries (NC): The History of NC; Establishing NC; (4) Legislation in the 111th Congress: Non-monetary Burial Benefits; Monetary Burial Benefits; NC. Append.: A. Legislative History of Monetary Burial Benefits (Funeral
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Author: DIANE Publishing Company
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: food, stamp, program, benefits, delivering, alternative, assistance, potential, impacts, systems
Number of Pages: 86
Published: 1995-04-01
ISBN-10: 0788117076
ISBN-13: 9780788117077

Examines two alternatives to the coupon-based system for delivering benefits; The use of electronic fund transfer technologies, referred to as electronic benefits transfer, and the distribution of benefits by check, referred to as cash-out. Also examines the effects that the alternatives might have on the programs costs, number of participants, and assurance that benefits are actually used for food. 7 charts and tables
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Author: Adrienne L. Fernandes-Alcantra
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: benefits, children, foster, care, ssi, income, welfare, social, security, supplemental, child
Number of Pages: 35
Published: 2011-08
ISBN-10: 1437986455
ISBN-13: 9781437986457

Of the more than 400,000 children in foster care on a given day, as many as 24,000 (about 6%) receive SSI or other Social Security (SS) benefits. A greater number of children in foster care might be eligible for SSI benefits if this assistance was sought. SSI benefits are available for certain disabled children from families with low incomes and minimal assets. Other SS benefits may be paid to the children of workers who have retired, become disabled, or died. Contents of this report: (1) Intro.; (2) Overview of Foster Care; (3) SS and SSI Benefits for Children; (4) Keffeler Decision; (5) Shou
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Author: World Bank. Independent Evaluation Group
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: impact, benefits, ieg, evaluation, costs, reassessment, rural, electrification, welfare
Number of Pages: 178
Published: 2008-03-06
ISBN-10: 0821373676
ISBN-13: 9780821373675

Rural electrification can have many benefits-not only bringing lighting, but improving the quality of health care, spreading information and supporting productive enterprises. The extent of these benefits has been questioned, arguing that they may be insufficient to justify the investment costs. This book quantifies these benefits. It finds that the benefits can indeed be high, substantially outweighing the costs, and that consumer willingness to pay is generally sufficient to achieve financial sustainability. However, benefits could be increased further by providing smart subsidies to assist
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Author: Valerie C. Melvin
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: new, process, education, benefits, system, development, improve, technology, veterans, affairs, further, information
Number of Pages: 75
Published: 2011-04
ISBN-10: 1437943519
ISBN-13: 9781437943511

The Post-9/11 GI Bill signed into law in June 2008 provides educ. assistance for vets and members of the armed forces who served on or after 9/11. The VA is responsible for processing claims for these new educ. benefits. VA concluded that its legacy systems and manual processes were insufficient to support the new benefits and, therefore, began an initiative to modernize its benefits processing capabilities. The solution was to provide a fully automated end-to-end IT system to support the delivery of benefits. This report: (1) determined the status of VA's implementation of its IT system to su
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