Department of Veterans Affairs January 14, 2022 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Dependency and Indemnity Compensation Cost of Living Adjustments
Document Number: 2022-00694
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-01-14
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
As required by the ``Veterans Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2021,'' the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is hereby giving notice of Cost-of-Living Adjustments (COLA) 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, 2021, as announced by the Social Security Administration (SSA). SSA has announced an increase of 5.9%.