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Payments/Benefits Excluded In Eligibility Determination

Revised:

21.29

ALLOWANCES PAID TO CHILDREN OF VIETNAM VETERANS

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1240-1-4-.15(29)

 

These allowances are to be excluded from income and resources in determining eligibility for or the amount of benefits.

 

        Benefits paid based upon the birth defect of spina bifida to children suffering from spina bifida if their mother or father served in Vietnam. (P.L. 104-204)

 

        The Vietnam Benefits and Health Care improvement Act of 2000 (Section 401) is authorized to provide benefits to children with certain birth defects born to female Vietnam veterans. The payments are disregarded and were approved back to 12/1/01.

 

Glossary of Terms

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