Department of Veterans Affairs January 24, 2017 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Advisory Committee on Disability Compensation, Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2017-01567
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-24
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Cost-of-Living Adjustments Effective December 1, 2016
Document Number: 2017-01458
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-24
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
As required by law, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is hereby giving notice of cost-of-living adjustments (COLAs) in certain benefit rates. These COLAs affect the dependency and indemnity compensation (DIC) program. The rate of the adjustment is tied to the increase in Social Security benefits effective December 1, 2016, as announced by the Social Security Administration (SSA). SSA has announced an increase of 0.3%.