Special Monthly Pension Rates Paid to Veterans Age 65 or Older OR Permanently and Totally Disabled

January 1, 2016 Figures

Situation Max. Annual Pension Rate Max. Monthly Check
Permanently & totally disabled veteran $12,867 $1,072
With one dependent $16,851 $1,404
Permanently & totally disabled and also housebound $15,725 $1,310
With one dependent $19,709 $1,642
Permanently & totally disabled & in need of regular aid & attendance $21,466 $1,788
With one dependent $25,447 $2,120
Increase for each add’l dependent child $2,198 $183

Death Pension Rates Paid to Veteran’s Surviving Spouse

January 1, 2016 Figures

Situation Max. Annual Pension Rate Max. Monthly Check
Surviving Spouse $8,629 $719
With one dependent
$11,296 $941
Surviving spouse is permanently housebound $10,547 $879
With one dependent $13,209 $1,100
Surviving Spouse in need of regular aid & attendance $13,794 $1,149
With one dependent $16,455 $1,371
Increase for each add’l dependent child $2,198 $183