Department of Veterans Affairs October 2014 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Veterans' Rural Health Advisory Committee; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2014-25801
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-30
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Advisory Committee on Former Prisoners of War; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2014-25784
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-30
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
National Research Advisory Council; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2014-25303
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-24
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Funding Availability Under Supportive Services for Veteran Families Program
Document Number: 2014-25096
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-22
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) published a Notice of Funding Availability in the Federal Register on October 10, 2014, that contained an error. Specifically, it incorrectly stated the phone number for the VA point of contact, John Kuhn. The correct phone number is (877) 737-0111.
Proposed Information Collection (Application for Work-Study Allowance) Activity: Comment Request
Document Number: 2014-24853
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-20
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed revision of currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments for information needed to determine a claimant's eligibility for work-study benefits.
Wait-Time Goals of the Department for the Veterans Choice Program
Document Number: 2014-24897
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-17
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014 directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to establish a program (the ``Veterans Choice Program'') to furnish hospital care and medical services through non-VA health care entities and providers to Veterans who either cannot be seen within the ``wait-time goals of the Veterans Health Administration'' or who qualify based on their place of residence. The statute defines the goals as being ``not more than 30 days from the date on which a veteran requests an appointment for hospital care or medical services from the Department'' but also permits VA to establish another standard by submitting to Congress a report stating that VA's actual goals are different. This Federal Register Notice announces VA's report on the wait-time goals for purposes of the Veterans Choice Program.
Advisory Committee on Minority Veterans, Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2014-24285
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-14
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Proposed Information Collection (VA Locality Pay for Nurses and Other Health Care Personnel, VA Form 10-0132) Activity: Comment Request
Document Number: 2014-24279
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-14
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed revised collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on information needed to obtain an accurate and comprehensive assessment of satisfaction of patients who receive mental health care services and on outcomes for Veterans who seek mental health treatment from VHA. Data will allow the program office to ensure that the target audience is being reached, effective treatments are being offered, and tangible, quantitative results are being measured and tracked for continual program improvement.
Proposed Information Collection (Payment/Reimbursement for Emergency Services for Nonservice-Connected Conditions in Non-VA Facilities); Comment Request
Document Number: 2014-24276
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-14
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Veterans Health Administration (VHA), Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each revised collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on the information needed for Veterans, Veteran Representatives and health care providers to request reimbursement from the federal government for emergency services at a private institution.
Funding Availability Under Supportive Services for Veteran Families Program
Document Number: 2014-24281
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-10
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Funding Opportunity Title: Supportive Services for Veteran Families Program. Announcement Type: Initial. Funding Opportunity Number: VA-SSVF-101014. Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 64.033, VA Supportive Services for Veteran Families Program. The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is announcing the availability of funds for supportive services grants under the Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) Program. This Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) contains information concerning the SSVF Program, initial supportive services grant application processes, and the amount of funding available. Awards made for supportive services grants will fund operations beginning approximately March 1, 2015, through February 28, 2018.
Proposed Information Collection (Monthly Certification of On-the-Job and Apprenticeship Training) Activity: Comment Request
Document Number: 2014-24213
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-10
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed revision of currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments for information needed to determine a claimant's continued eligibility for educational benefits.
Proposed Information Collection (Medical Foster Homes Record Keeping Requirements); Activity: Comment Request
Document Number: 2014-24211
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-10
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Veterans Health Administration (VHA), Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each revised collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on the information needed for Veterans, Veteran Representatives and health care providers to request reimbursement from the federal government for emergency services at a private institution.
VA Meds by Mail Order Form, VA Form 10-0426
Document Number: 2014-23995
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-08
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed revised collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on information needed to obtain an accurate and comprehensive assessment of satisfaction of patients who receive mental health care services and on outcomes for Veterans who seek mental health treatment from VHA. Data will allow the program office to ensure that the target audience is being reached, effective treatments are being offered, and tangible, quantitative results are being measured and tracked for continual program improvement.
Proposed Information Collection (Board of Veterans' Appeals Customer Satisfaction With Hearing Survey Card) Activity; Comment Request
Document Number: 2014-23901
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-07
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Board of Veterans' Appeals (BVA), Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information used by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed revision of a currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments for information needed to assess the effectiveness of current procedures used in conducting hearings.
Proposed Information Collection (Notice of Change in Student Status) Activity: Comment Request
Document Number: 2014-23894
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-07
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed revision of currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments for information needed to report changes in students' enrollment status.
Proposed Information Collection (Request for Change of Program or Place of Training) Activity: Comment Request
Document Number: 2014-23891
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-07
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed revision of currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on the information needed to determine a claimant's eligibility for continued educational assistance when he or she requests a program change or place of training.
Proposed Information Collection (VA Enrollment Certification) Activity: Comment Request
Document Number: 2014-23890
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-07
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed revision of currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments for information needed to determine the amount of educational benefits payable to claimants pursuing approved programs of education.
Advisory Committee on Disability Compensation, Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2014-23888
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-07
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Proposed Information Collection (Yellow Ribbon Agreement) Activity: Comment Request
Document Number: 2014-23868
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-07
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed revision of currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on information needed to request participation in the Yellow Ribbon Program and provide details of the manner in which the institutions of higher learning (IHL) will participate.
Proposed Information Collection (Accelerated Payment Verification of Completion Letter) Activity: Comment Request
Document Number: 2014-23863
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-07
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed revision of currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on information needed to determine whether a claimant received his or her accelerated payment.
Proposed Information Collection (Justification for Regulation on Application for Fisher Houses and Other Temporary Lodging, VA Forms 10-0408 and 10-0408a)
Document Number: 2014-23861
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-07
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Veterans Health Administration (VHA), Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each revised collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on the information needed for Veterans, Veteran Representatives and health care providers to request reimbursement from the federal government for emergency services at a private institution.
Claim for Reimburse of Travel Expenses Activity: Comment Request
Document Number: 2014-23738
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-06
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each new collection and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on the information needed to provide beneficiary travel benefits under 38 CFR 21.370 through 21.376.
Solicitation of Nominations for Appointment to the Research Advisory Committee on Gulf War Veterans' Illnesses
Document Number: 2014-23661
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-06
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Veterans Health Administration (VHA), is seeking nominations of qualified candidates to be considered for appointment as a member of the Research Advisory Committee on Gulf War Veterans' Illnesses (hereinafter referred to as ``the Committee''). The Committee was established pursuant to Public Law 105-368, Section 104, to advise the Secretary of VA with respect to proposed research studies, plans, and strategies related to understanding and treating the health consequences of military service in the Southwest Asia theatre of operations during the 1990-1991 Gulf War. Nominations of qualified candidates are being sought to fill upcoming vacancies on the Committee.
Proposed Information Collection (Contract for Training and Employment) Activity: Comment Request
Document Number: 2014-23514
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-03
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed extension of currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments for information needed to ensure contracts between VA and training facilities/vendors are consistent with the Federal Procurement Regulations.
Proposed Information Collection (Accelerated Payment Verification of Completion Letter) Activity: Comment Request
Document Number: 2014-23512
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-03
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed revision of currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on information needed to determine whether a claimant received his or her accelerated payment.
Proposed Information Collection (Eligibility Verification Reports); Comment Request
Document Number: 2014-23523
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-02
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed revision of a currently approved collection and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on information needed to determine and verify entitlement to income-based benefits.
Proposed Information Collection (Joint Application for Comprehensive Assistance and Support Services for Family Caregivers) Activity: Comment Request
Document Number: 2014-23521
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-02
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed revision of a currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on information needed to identify areas for improvement in clinical training programs.
Proposed Information Collection (Exam for Housebound Status or Permanent Need for Regular Aid and Attendance) Activity; Comment Request
Document Number: 2014-23520
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-02
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed extension of a currently approved collection and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comment on information needed to determine eligibility for aid and attendance and/or housebound benefits.
Proposed Information Collection (Application for Reimbursement of Licensing or Certification Test Fees) Activity: Comment Request
Document Number: 2014-23518
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-02
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed extension of currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments for information needed to determine an applicant's eligibility for reimbursement of licensing and certification test fees.
Proposed Information Collection (Agreement to Train on the Job Disabled Veterans) Activity: Comment Request
Document Number: 2014-23516
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-02
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed extension of currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on information needed to assure that on the job training establishments are providing veterans with the appropriate rehabilitation training.
Proposed Information Collection (State Application for Interment Allowance) Activity: Comment Request
Document Number: 2014-23508
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-02
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed extension of currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on the information needed to determine a State's eligibility for interment allowances.
Proposed Information Collection (Monthly Statement of Wages Paid to Trainee) Activity; Comment Request
Document Number: 2014-23506
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-02
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed extension of a currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comment on information needed to determine the correct rate of subsistence allowance and wages payable to a trainee in an approved on-the-job training or apprenticeship program.
Proposed Information Collection (Certification of Lessons Completed) Activity: Comment Request
Document Number: 2014-23504
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-02
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed revision of currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments for information needed report the number of correspondence course lessons completed and for correspondence schools to report the number of lessons serviced.
Proposed Information Collection (Application for Individualized Tutorial Assistance) Activity; Comment Request
Document Number: 2014-23503
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-02
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed revision of a currently approved collection and allow 60 days for public comment in response to this notice. This notice solicits comments on the information needed to determine an applicant's eligibility for tutorial assistance.
Proposed Information Collection (Application for Assumption Approval and/or Release From Personal Liability to the Government on a Home Loan) Activity: Comment Request
Document Number: 2014-23502
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-02
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed revision of a currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments for information needed to approve a claimant's request to be released from personal liability on a Government home loan.
Proposed Information Collection (Request for Supplies (Chapter 31-Vocational Rehabilitation)); Comment Request
Document Number: 2014-23501
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-02
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed revision of a currently approved collection and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments for information needed to determine whether supplies requested for a veteran's rehabilitation program are necessary.
Proposed Information Collection (Approval of School Attendance) Activity: Comment Request
Document Number: 2014-23500
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-02
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed revision of a currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments for information necessary to determine entitlement to compensation and pension benefits for a child between the ages of 18 and 23 attending school.
Proposed Information Collection (Trainee Request for Leave-Chapter 31, Title 38, U.S.C.) Activity: Comment Request
Document Number: 2014-23499
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-02
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed extension of currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments for information needed to evaluate a trainee's request for leave from Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Program training.
Proposed Information Collection (Authorization and Certification of Entrance or Reentrance Into Rehabilitation and Certification of Status) Activity: Comment Request
Document Number: 2014-23498
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-02
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed revision of currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments for information needed to determine to claimants training program attendance.
Proposed Information Collection (Application for Dependency and Indemnity Compensation by Parent(s) (Including Accrued Benefits and Death Compensation) Activity: Comment Request
Document Number: 2014-23497
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-02
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed revision of currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on the information needed to determine a claimant's eligibility for dependency and indemnity compensation, death compensation, and/or accrued benefits.