Status of the Compensation Program of the Department of Veterans Benefits, Veterans' Administration: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Compensation, Pension, and Insurance of the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, House of Representatives, Ninety-eighth Congress, Second Session, June 14, 1984
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Subcommittee on Compensation, Pension, and Insurance
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1984 - Disabled veterans - 131 pages
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Page 58 - The ratings shall be based, as far as practicable, upon the average impairments of earning capacity resulting from such injuries in civil occupations...
Page 111 - ... the Veterans Administration cannot be overemphasized. When possible, this should Include complete neurological and psychiatric examination, and other special examinations Indicated by the physical condition, in addition to the required general and orthopedic or surgical examinations. When complete examinations are not conducted covering all systems of the body affected by disease or injury, It is impossible to visualize the nature and extent of the service connected disability. Incomplete examination...
Page 69 - ... to care for him who has borne the battle, and for his widow and orphan — to do all which may achieve and cherish a just and lasting peace among ourselves, and with all nations.
Page 11 - GS-15, and in case of total disability may not be less than 75 percent of the monthly pay of the minimum rate of basic pay for GS-2 or the amount of the monthly pay of the employee, whichever is less.
Page 59 - For total disability, it may not be less than 75 percent of the monthly pay of the first step of grade 2 of the General Schedule or actual pay, whichever is less. (b) Death. Compensation for death is computed on a minimum pay equal to the first step of grade 2 of the General Schedule. The total compensation may not exceed the employee's pay or 75 percent of the monthly pay of the...
Page 14 - I shall be glad to attempt to answer any questions you or members of the committee may have concerning these appropriation requests.