SR 03-28 Dated 05/03
Payments from the Department of Veterans Affairs to a veteran or spouse who is blind or nearly blind, helpless or nearly helpless, and requires the aid and attendance of another person.
Treatment: Excluded Income.
Exception: Applicants and recipients of nursing facility care, HCBC-ECI, HCBC-DD, HCBC-ABD, and HCBC-IHS services have VA A&A added to net income as the last step in determining the individualís cost of care. See FAM 614, COST OF CARE: HCBC-DD/ABD/IHS MEDICAL ASSISTANCE.