Department of Veterans Affairs October 17, 2008 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Accrued Benefits; Correction
Document Number: E8-24650
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-10-17
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
This document contains a minor correction to the final regulations that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) published in 71 FR 78368 on December 29, 2006. The regulation relates to the Payment of Benefits to Survivors of Estates of Deceased Beneficiaries. No substantive change to the content of the regulation is being made by correcting this amendment.
Special Ratings
Document Number: E8-23825
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-10-17
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) proposes to reorganize and rewrite in plain language regulations relating to special ratings and ratings for health care eligibility only. These revisions are proposed as part of VA's rewrite and reorganization of all of its compensation and pension rules in a logical, claimant-focused, and user-friendly format. The intended effect of the proposed revisions is to assist claimants and VA personnel in locating and understanding these provisions.