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Son is giving Veteran Money is this Countable re Pension or A & A?

Depends. The VA may seek an explanation how a veteran with limited means is paying their high UME. Include form 21-8049. Therefore, the adjudicator can verify the incurred non-medical expenses; otherwise, the adjudicator may decide that the son is paying for veteran's UME.  With the declaration of non-medical expenses, the adjudicator can verify the son’s money is spent on family maintenance in lieu of the UME. M21-1MR, Part V, Subpart iii, Chapter 1 b. Maintenance Do not count the value of maintenance. In other words, if someone furnishes a claimant free room and board, or pays the claimant’s bills, the…

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