Pension Benefit Figures

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2017 Pension Benefit Figures – Final Numbers
January 1, 2017
Wartime Veterans


Type of Benefit Maximum Annual Pension Rate (Income Limit) Monthly Maximum Annual Pension Rate (Income Limit)
Service Pension $12,907
Medical expenses must exceed $645 to be deducted
$1,075
Medical expenses must exceed $53 to be deducted
One dependent $16,902
Medical expenses must exceed $845 to be deducted
$1,408
Medical expenses must exceed $70 to be deducted
Housebound $15,773 $1,314
One dependent $19,770 $1,647
Aid and Attendance $21,531 $1,794
One dependent $25,525 $2,127
Each add’l dependent child $2,205 +$183
2 Veterans Married to Each Other $16,902 $1,408

Link to Veterans pension figures: http://www.benefits.va.gov/PENSION/current_rates_veteran_pen.asp

Link to wartime periods: http://www.benefits.va.gov/PENSION/wartimeperiod.asp
 


2017 Veterans Administration Pension Rates - Final
January 1, 2017
Surviving Spouse (Death Pension)


Type of Benefit Maximum Annual Pension Rate (Income Limit) Monthly Maximum Annual Pension Rate (Income Limit)
Death Pension $8,656
Medical expenses must exceed $433 to be deducted
$721
Medical expenses must exceed $36 to be deducted
One dependent child $11,330

Medical expenses must exceed $566 to be deducted
$944

Medical expenses must exceed $47 to be deducted
Housebound $10,580 $881
One dependent child $13,249 $1,104
Aid and Attendance $13,836 $1,153
One dependent child $16,506 $1,375
Each add’l child $ 2,205 +$183

Link to Surviving Spouse pension figures: http://www.benefits.va.gov/PENSION/current_rates_survivor_pen.asp

Link to eligible wartime periods: http://www.benefits.va.gov/PENSION/wartimeperiod.asp