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Descriptions of Eligible Federal Benefits
Social Security refers to the Old-Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance (OASDI) federal program. For beneficiaries receiving benefits prior to May 1997 or receiving both Social Security benefits and SSI payments, Social Security benefits are paid on the 3rd of the month (or on the prior business day in the case of a weekend or holiday). For all others, Social Security benefits are paid based on the beneficiary’s birth date as follows: for birth dates falling on the 1st – 10th of the month, benefits are paid on the second Wednesday; for birth dates falling on the 11th – 20th of the month, benefits are paid on the third Wednesday; and for birth dates falling on the 21st – 31st of the month, benefits are paid on the fourth Wednesday.
The Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program pays benefits to disabled adults and children who have limited income and resources. SSI benefits are paid on the 1st of the month (or on the prior business day in the case of a weekend or holiday).
Veterans Compensation is a benefit paid to a veteran because of injuries or diseases that happened while on active duty, or were made worse by active military service. It is also paid to certain veterans disabled from VA health care. The benefits are tax-free. You may be eligible for disability compensation if you have a service-related disability and you were discharged under other than dishonorable conditions. The amount of basic benefit paid ranges, depending on how disabled you are. Veterans Pension is a benefit paid to wartime veterans or their surviving spouses or children. To be eligible, veterans must be 65 or older with limited or no income, or if under 65, permanently and totally disabled, a patient in a nursing home or receiving Social Security disability payments. Survivors' (Death) Pension is a needs based benefit paid to an un-remarried surviving spouse or an unmarried child of a deceased wartime veteran who meets certain age or disability requirements.
Veterans Education Montgomery GI Bill (MGIB) is a monthly education benefit available for those who enlist in the U.S. Armed Forces. Active Duty members enroll and pay $100 per month for 12 months; and are then entitled to receive a monthly education benefit once they have completed a minimum service obligation.
Veterans Education/Selected Reserve provides up to 36 months of education benefits monthly education benefit available to those serving in the Selected Reserve. A reservist must be actively drilling and have a 6-year obligation in the Selected Reserve to be eligible.
Veterans Life Insurance provides insurance benefits for veterans and service members who may not be able to get insurance from private companies because of the extra risks involved in military service, or a service connected disability.
Veterans Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Benefits assist Veterans with service-connected disabilities to prepare for, find and keep suitable jobs.
Federal Civil Service Retirement/Annuity is the payments made under The Civil Service Retirement System (CSRS), a defined benefit, contributory retirement system, managed for the benefit of Federal civilian and military personnel.
Federal Civil Service Survivor/Annuity is survivor benefits paid under various conditions to current and former spouses and children of Federal civilian and military personnel.
Railroad Retirement/Annuity Benefits are retirement and disability payments to qualified railroad employees, their spouses and survivor benefits for the families of deceased employees. Railroad Retirement Benefits are paid each month no later than the first business day of each month (exclusive of weekends and holidays).
Railroad Unemployment/Sickness Benefits provides eligible railroad employees with unemployment benefits, for those not working but ready, willing and able to work; and sickness benefits, for those unable to work because of illness or injury. Sickness benefits are also payable to female employees unable to work because of pregnancy, miscarriage, or childbirth. Benefit payments are based on biweekly claims filed with the Railroad Retirement Board (RRB).