Scheme Nickname: 
Reduction in subsistence allowance following loss of dependent

If VA proposes to reduce a veteran's subsistence allowance due to a loss of a dependent, it will provide for a predetermination hearing allowing the veteran to present evidence that the subsistence allowance should remain at its current level.

Adjudication Levels: 
LevelName of OfficeSub-Agency/Bureau/Division:Are administrative appeals permitted from final decisions at this stage?
Hearing Level
Veterans Benefits Administration
Yes (All Types of Cases)
Appeal Level 1
Office of the Secretary
Types of Adjudication: 
Type B
Verified by Agency: 
Not verified
Is this a Major Adjudication: