HomeVeterans Guide to VA BenefitsAppendix IV - VA Pension Rate Tables2021 VA Pension Table

1. 2021 VA Pension Table

Veterans Pension Rate Table – Effective 12/1/20

Date of cost-of-living increase: December 1, 2020
Increase factor: 1.3%
Standard Medicare deduction: Actual amount will be determined by SSA based on individual income.

The net worth limit to qualify for a Veterans Pension as of December 1, 2020, is $130,773.

For Veterans with no dependents:

If you have no dependents and…

Your MAPR amount is (in U.S. $)

You don’t qualify for Housebound or Aid and Attendance benefits

13,931

You qualify for Housebound benefits

17,024

You qualify for Aid and Attendance benefits

23,238

Note:
If you have medical expenses, you may deduct only the amount that’s above 5% of your MAPR amount ($696 for a Veteran with no spouse or child).

For Veterans with at least 1 dependent spouse or child:

If you have 1 dependent and…

Your MAPR amount is (in U.S. $)

You don’t qualify for Housebound or Aid and Attendance benefits

18,243

You qualify for Housebound benefits

21,337

You qualify for Aid and Attendance benefits

27,549

Note:

For 2 Veterans who are married to each other:

If you’re 2 Veterans who are married to each other and…

Your MAPR amount is (in U.S. $)

Neither of you qualifies for Housebound or Aid and Attendance benefits

18,243

One of you qualifies for Housebound benefits

21,337

Both of you qualify for Housebound benefits

24,428

One of you qualifies for Aid and Attendance benefits

27,549

One of you qualifies for Housebound benefits and one of you qualifies for Aid and Attendance benefits

30,635

Both of you qualify for Aid and Attendance benefits

36,861

Note:

 


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