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  1. Kaylin replied to the thread My VA Aid and Attendance Story.

    This is wonderful, @andypitt . Thank you so much for sharing your story. While I am sorry to hear it took so long for your mother to be...

    Jun 22, 2017 at 8:25 AM
  2. Kaylin liked andypitt's post in the thread My VA Aid and Attendance Story.

    Recently my mother was awarded aid and attendance benefits after a 4 1/2 yr process. During that time period, we made 3 filings. We...

    Jun 22, 2017 at 8:22 AM
  3. Kaylin replied to the thread Over $80,000 in assets.

    Hello! The $80,000 asset level is a rule of thumb. It really depends on how much your parents are spending on care costs each month vs....

    Jun 22, 2017 at 8:22 AM
  4. Kaylin liked TNCAT1's post in the thread Over $80,000 in assets.

    My parents had below $80,000 in total assets but received an inheritance of $50,000 which takes them over the minimum $80,000 threshold...

    Jun 22, 2017 at 8:20 AM
  5. Kaylin replied to the thread VA Form 21-0779 Request for Nursing Home Information in Connection With Claim for A&A.

    Matt375 is right @J. Martinez , you cannot be disqualified for Medicaid just because you were awarded the A&A benefit.

    Jun 22, 2017 at 8:20 AM
  6. Kaylin liked Matt375's post in the thread VA Form 21-0779 Request for Nursing Home Information in Connection With Claim for A&A.

    The VA for whatever reason will always mail any paperwork to the claimant's address unless you specifically tell them to mail it...

    Jun 22, 2017 at 8:19 AM
  7. Kaylin liked Matt375's post in the thread VA Form 21-0779 Request for Nursing Home Information in Connection With Claim for A&A.

    @ J. Martinez Being awarded A&A does not disqualify you from Medicaid benefits. If Medicaid would be approved the VA pay would be...

    Jun 22, 2017 at 8:19 AM
  8. Kaylin liked Honor First's post in the thread VA Form 21-0779 Request for Nursing Home Information in Connection With Claim for A&A.

    Are you sure you mean Medicaid and not Medicare?

    Jun 22, 2017 at 8:18 AM
  9. Kaylin liked Honor First's post in the thread VA Form 21-0779 Request for Nursing Home Information in Connection With Claim for A&A.

    I got a lawyer to file through the ez submission. I know they received the basic application, because they gave my brother a BA for...

    Jun 22, 2017 at 8:18 AM
  10. Kaylin replied to the thread I process claims for pension benefits at the VA. Ask me anything..

    Good question. I have never come across someone in this particular situation with a hold up due to the National Archives. Since you...

    Jun 22, 2017 at 8:15 AM
  11. Kaylin liked Rainesmaker's post in the thread I process claims for pension benefits at the VA. Ask me anything..

    Hi, In mid-March, I submitted all the required forms to help my mom get surviving spouse benefits. I also appended the application to...

    Jun 22, 2017 at 8:13 AM
  12. Kaylin replied to the thread How Long Until 1st Check?.

    I'm glad you got a hold of them and you were able to get a straight answer. That's great!

    Jun 22, 2017 at 8:13 AM
  13. Kaylin liked Deb K's post in the thread How Long Until 1st Check?.

    I just spoke to the VA, and was told that even though the award letter says the funds are "freed-up" as of June 1st, the VA is always 1...

    Jun 22, 2017 at 8:12 AM
  14. Sunshine liked Kaylin's post in the thread Success in obtaining Entitlement to Survivors Pension and Aid and Attendance for Mom-Part 2.

    I'm so glad you had a great success story with a VSO as well. I have heard of good and bad stories working with them but this gentleman...

    Jun 21, 2017 at 8:03 PM
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