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Response to deek (Reply #4)

Mon Dec 31, 2018, 07:25 PM

5. If he is, from what you wrote, I believe he is 100% service-connected disabled.


I have been 100% service-connected disabled since 1995. In that case, what he gets does not have anything to do with your income nor his as long as he is not working, by that I mean he can have income as long as it is not from working such a mutual fund is okay. Also you are eligible for CHAMPVA. If you are working and have insurance then CHAMPVA becomes your secondary insurer. You should have CHAMPVA even if you have a policy at work, because it pays all your deductible and if you get meds by mail through CHAMPVA there isn't a copay. If you get your meds from a pharmacy, CHAMPVA pays 75%. Children are also covered until they are 18 or 22 if in school. Check that last sentence to make sure about the college. Also, there are many other discounts such as buying travel and vacations at a base ticket office, doesn't matter what service. Example 5 of us went to Disney World. 4 days and all areas for $99 total for each of us. If you fly, your DoD ID makes it easier to get, in a program where you do not have to take off your shoes etc and forget those little bottles for shampoo your regular bottle and others can go in your carryon as well as your computer. Bags go on conveyer belt and you walk through the scanner. This is getting long so 2 short things. If you have your DoD ID, and you should go to nearest base to get yours, whenever you shop, ask if they give a military discount. Lowes Home Depot and many stores and restaurants give 10 %. Last, go online and check to see what state discounts you can get. I love my DV plate. Not so I can park easier, but because I speed. Yes see you VAO in your county. If you reply to this with a question, I will be glad to help. Almost forgot. even as a wife, if you need to help him get dressed or take a bath or he can't cook, my problems, he can receive extra money for A&A or housebound. Totally we received $3,790 per month.

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