VA Code Dictionary for Public Assistance Reporting Information System (PARIS)

 

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Definitions


Table A: Social Security Verification Indicator

  • Value representing status of SSN verification
Name CODE

Unverified

0
Verified by SSA 1
Verified by VBA 2
Not Required-Child Under Two 3
BIRLS Verified 4
SSA Verified No Number Exists 9

Table B: Payee Type Code

  • The Department of Treasury requires the VA to provide a payee code for everyone (veterans, spouses and variations of parents and children) receiving a payment.

Name

Code

Veteran

00

Spouse

10

C&P First Child

11

C&P Second Child

12

C&P Third Child

13

C&P Fourth Child

14

C&P Fifth Child

15

C&P Sixth Child

16

C&P Seventh Child

17

C&P Eighth Child

18

C&P Ninth Child

19

C&P Tenth Child

20

C&P Eleventh Child

21

C&P Twelfth Child

22

C&P Thirteenth Child

23

C&P Fourteenth Child

24

C&P Fifteenth Child

25

C&P Sixteenth Child

26

C&P Seventeenth Child

27

C&P Eighteenth Child

28

C&P Nineteenth Child

29

Vendor

30

Consolidated Payee First Group of Children

31

Dependent Father

50

Dependent Mother

60

DIC Award 38 USC412(a) First Payee

70

DIC Award 38 USC412(a) Second Payee

71

DIC Award 38 USC412(a) Third Payee

72

DIC Award 38 USC412(a) Fourth Payee

73

DIC Award 38 USC412(a) Fifth Payee

74

DIC Award 38 USC412(a) Sixth Payee

75

DIC Award 38 USC412(a) Seventh Payee

76

DIC Award 38 USC412(a) Eighth Payee

77

DIC Award 38 USC412(a) Ninth Payee

78

Institutional Veteran CFR3.852

99

 

Table C: Award Type Code

  • Values describing the category of benefit payments which may be awarded.

Name

Code

1312A Child

1312C

1312A Parent

1312P

1312A Spouse

1312S

306 Child

306C

306 Spouse

306S

306 Veteran

306V

CPD Child

CPDC

CPD Parent

CPDP

CPD Spouse

CPDS

Clothing Allowance

CA

Compensation/Pension Live

CPL

Emergency Officer's Retired Pay

EORP

Medal of Honor

MOH

Old Law Child

OLC

Old Law Spouse

OLS

Old Law Veteran

OLV

 
Table D: Award Line Type Code

  • Value assigned to describe a specific benefit type, which is paid by an award line.

 Name

Code

1312A

1312A

306 Death Pension

306DP

306 Pension

306P

Clothing Allowance

CA

Compensation

C

DIC

DIC

DIC Pay Grade

DICP

DIC Reform

DICR

Death Compensation

DC

Improved Death Pension

IDP

Improved Pension

IP

Medal of Honor

MOH

Old Law Death Pension

OLDP

Old Law Pension

OLP

Table E: Entitlement Type Code

  • Type of benefit and period of service based upon the Entitlement Code stored.

Name

Code

Air Force Reserve Apprenticeship

832

Air Force Reserve Cooperative

872

Air Force Reserve Correspondence

842

Air Force Reserve Flight

862

Air Force Reserve Graduate

42

Air Force Reserve Junior College

62

Air Force Reserve On The Job Training

822

Air Force Reserve Undergraduate

52

Air Force Reserve Vocational/Technical

812

Air National Guard Apprenticeship

839

Air National Guard Cooperative

879

Air National Guard Correspondence

849

Air National Guard Flight

869

Air National Guard Graduate

49

Air National Guard Junior College

69

Air National Guard On The Job Training

829

Air National Guard Undergraduate

59

Air National Guard Vocational/Technical

819

Army National Guard Apprenticeship

838

Army National Guard Cooperative

878

Army National Guard Correspondence

848

Army National Guard Flight

868

Army National Guard Graduate

48

Army National Guard Junior College

68

Army National Guard On The Job Training

828

Army National Guard Undergraduate

58

Army National Guard Vocational/Technical

818

Army Reserve Apprenticeship

831

Army Reserve Cooperative

871

Army Reserve Correspondence

841

Army Reserve Flight

861

Army Reserve Graduate

41

Army Reserve Junior College

61

Army Reserve On The Job Training

821

Army Reserve Undergraduate

51

Army Reserve Vocational/Technical

811

Burial allowance - Indian War

80

Burial allowance - Korean Conflict

30

Burial allowance - Mexican Border Period

60

Burial allowance - Peacetime

40

Burial allowance - Persian Gulf War

00

Burial allowance - Philippine WWII

90

Burial allowance - Philippine peacetime

92

Burial allowance - Vietnam Era

70

Burial allowance - WWI

10

Burial allowance - WWII

20

Burial allowance - War with Spain

50

CH31 Limited Payability

LP

Ch31 36F3875 Payment

ES

Ch31 36X0137 Interim Payment

VN

Chapter 1606 AR Write-off/Waiver Other

980

Chapter 1606 Expense Account Undetermined Other

989

Chapter 1606 Work Study Other

988

Child Birth Defect - Vietnam Era

7BD

Clothing Allowance

81

Compensation - Economic Recovery

96

Compensation - Month of Death

87

Converted BDN Ent Code

CV

Death DIC - Korean Conflict

37

Death DIC - Mexican Border Period

67

Death DIC - Peacetime

47

Death DIC - Persian Gulf War

07

Death DIC - Philippine - WWII

97

Death DIC - Philippine Peacetime

99

Death DIC - Special allowance - Korean Conflict

39

Death DIC - Special allowance - Peacetime

49

Death DIC - Special allowance - Vietnam Era

79

Death DIC - Special allowance - WWI

29

Death DIC - Vietnam Era

77

Death DIC - WWI

17

Death DIC - WWII

27

Death DIC - War with Spain

57

Death Improved Pension - Korean Conflict

3D

Death Improved Pension - Mexican Border Period

6D

Death Improved Pension - Peacetime

4D

Death Improved Pension - Persian Gulf War

0D

Death Improved Pension - Vietnam Era

7D

Death Improved Pension - WWI

1D

Death Improved Pension - WWII

2D

Death Improved Pension - War with Spain

5D

Death Pension - PL86-211 - Korean Conflict

38

Death Pension - PL86-211 - Mexican Border Period

68

Death Pension - PL86-211 - Vietnam Era

78

Death Pension - PL86-211 - WWI

18

Death Pension - PL86-211 - WWII

28

Death Pension - PL86-211 - War with Spain

58

Death Pension - Protected - Civil War

86

Death Pension - Protected - Indian War

66

Death Pension - Protected - Korean Conflict

36

Death Pension - Protected - WWI

16

Death Pension - Protected - WWII

26

Death Pension - Protected - War with Spain

56

Death Pension - Special Act

4F

Death compensation - Korean Conflict

35

Death compensation - Peacetime

45

Death compensation - Philippine WWII

95

Death compensation - Vietnam Era

75

Death compensation - Wartime - WWI

15

Death compensation - Wartime - WWII

25

Disability Compensation - Korean Conflict

31

Disability Compensation - Mexican Border Period

61

Disability Compensation - Peacetime

41

Disability Compensation - Persian Gulf War

01

Disability Compensation - Philippine - WWII

91

Disability Compensation - Vietnam Era

71

Disability Compensation - WWI

11

Disability Compensation - WWII

21

Disability Compensation - War with Spain

51

Disability Improved Pension - Korean Conflict

3L

Disability Improved Pension - Mexican Border Period

6L

Disability Improved Pension - Persian Gulf War

0L

Disability Improved Pension - Vietnam Era

7L

Disability Improved Pension - WWI

1L

Disability Improved Pension - WWII

2L

Disability Improved Pension - War with Spain

43

Disability Pension - PL86-211/670 - Korean Conflict

34

Disability Pension - PL86-211/670 - Mexican Border

64

Disability Pension - PL86-211/670 - Vietnam Era

74

Disability Pension - PL86-211/670 - WWI

14

Disability Pension - PL86-211/670 - WWII

24

Disability Pension - PL86-211/670 - War with Spain

54

Disability Pension - Protected (SAW 90 days) KC

32

Disability Pension - Protected (SAW 90 days) WWI

12

Disability Pension - Protected (SAW 90 days) WWII

22

Disability Pension - Protected - War with Spain

52

Disability Pension - Special Act

4B

EOR - PL2-73/PL743

05

EOR - PL351-81 Recomputation

0E

Employment Adjustment Allowance

EA

MIW/SBP benefits - PL104-201, Sect. 638

Not assigned

Marine Reserve Apprenticeship

834

Marine Reserve Cooperative

874

Marine Reserve Correspondence

844

Marine Reserve Flight

864

Marine Reserve Graduate

44

Marine Reserve Junior College

64

Marine Reserve On The Job Training

824

Marine Reserve Undergraduate

54

Marine Reserve Vocational/Technical

814

Medal of Honor - Civil War

8M

Medal of Honor - Gulf War

0M

Medal of Honor - Korean Conflict

3M

Medal of Honor - Mexican Border

6M

Medal of Honor - Peacetime

4M

Medal of Honor - Philippines

9M

Medal of Honor - Spanish American War

5M

Medal of Honor - Vietnam Era

7M

Medal of Honor - World War I

1M

Medal of Honor - World War II

2M

Navy Reserve Apprenticeship

833

Navy Reserve Cooperative

873

Navy Reserve Correspondence

843

Navy Reserve Flight

863

Navy Reserve Graduate

43

Navy Reserve Junior College

63

Navy Reserve On The Job Training

823

Navy Reserve Undergraduate

53

Navy Reserve Vocational/Technical

813

Pension - Economic Recovery

98

Pension - Month of Death

8H

 

Table F: Award Status Code

  • Value that describes the current status of the participant's awards

Name

Code

Active

A

Suspended

S

Terminated

T

None of the Above

N

Table G: Expense Type Code

  • Classification entity that identifies the domain of expense type categories

Name

Code

Last

LE

Medical

056

Education

EE

Hardship

FME

 

Table H: Change Reason

  • Values describing the reasons for one or more changes to an award line

Name

Code

Accrued Payable - Reimbursement

APREIM

Accrued Payable - Relationship

APRLN

Additional Disability Withholding

ADW

Adjusted Protected 1978 IVAP

AP78IVAP

Administrative Error

ADMERR

Allotment Adjustment

37

Apportionment Granted

AG

Apportionment Rate Change

ARC

Apportionment Terminated

AT

Award Rate Overridden Due to Change in Legislation

ARODCL

Award Rate Overridden Due to System Error

ARODSE

Beneficiary Error

BENEERR

Benefit Change to Compensation

03

Benefit Change to Improved Pension

10

Benefit Eligibility Adjustment

04

Benefit Eligibility Adjustment - Pension

11

 

Combat Related Special Compensation

CRSCAMT

Conversion Recoupment

CONVRCP

Converted Award

CONVAWD

Cost of Living Adjustment

02

Countable Income Adjustment

15

Custody Status Change

CUSC

DIC Spouse Award Status Change

DSASC

DIC-Spouse Minor Child Rate Adjustment

41

Death of Beneficiary

DB

Disability Due to a Familial Disorder

DDFDISOR

Disability Not Permanent

DNPERM

Disability Not Related to Vietnam Service

DNRVIET

Disability a Result of Birth Related Injury

DRBRINJ

Disability a Result of Fetal/Neo-natal Infirmity

DRFNEOIFM

Discharge Adjustment

DISCADJ

Drill Pay Adjustment

07

EVR Adjustment

EVRADJ

Eligible Helpless Child

EHC

Eligible School Child

ESC

Entitled to A&A

ETAA

Entitled to MOD Benefit

MOD

Estate Adjustment

08

Failed to Furnish Requested Evidence

FFRE

Forfeiture

FORF

Fraud

FRD

Fraud Adjustment

FRDADJ

Fugitive Felon

FF

Gain of Dependent

GD

Gross Rate Additional Amount

GRAA

Gross Rate Replacement Amount

GRRA

Helpless Child Adjustment

20

Hospitalized Basic Pension Adjustment

01

Hospitalized SMC Adjustment

38

IVM Adjustment

IVMADJ

Incarceration Adjustment

13

Individual Unemployability Adjustment

14

Institutionalization Adjustment

INSTADJ

Loss of Dependent

LD

Manually Entered Rate

MER

Maximum Annual Pension Rate

16

Medicaid Adjustment

17

Minor Child Adjustment

21

MOD Benefits End

MODEND

Net Worth Adjustment

18

No Entitlement to Benefit Sought

NETBS

No Longer A&A

NLAA

No Longer Helpless

NLH

No Qualifying Birth Defect Exists

NQBDEFCT

No Qualifying Vietnam Service

NQVIET

No Spina Bifida Condition Exists

NSBCE

Not Currently Disabling

NCD

Not a Natural Child of the Veteran

NNCOV

Original Award

00

Original Grant by SSA

OGBSSA

Other

OTH

Other Concurrent Entitlement Adjustment

25

Other Recoupment

26

Other Withholding Adjustment

39

Parent Marital Status Change

PMSC

Parent’s Vietnam Service Not Established

PVNSE

Pension Rating Adjustment

27

Philippine Adjustment

PA

Preserve Net Rate Amount

PNRA

RECA Adjustment

28

Rating Effective Date Backed Up For Conversion

CONVRATGBKUP

Rating Effective Date for Conversion

CONVRATGEFDT

Recoupment of Disability Severance Pay

06

Recoupment of Separation Pay

30

Recoupment of Tort Settlement

34

Recurring Benefit Established

RBE

Reduction Due to Administrative Error

REDADMERR

Renouncement

REN

Reopened Award

REOPNAWD

Retired Pay Adjustment

29

Reverify Entitlement Annually

REA

SSA Rate Change

SSARC

School Child Adjustment

22

Special Monthly Compensation Adjustment

32

Special Monthly Entitlement Adjustment

40

Special Monthly Pension Adjustment

33

Spina Bifida Occulta

SBO

Terminated by SSA

TSSA

Terminated by SSA-Excessive Earnings

TSSAEE

Terminated by SSA-Marriage

TSSAM

Terminated by SSA-Marriage of Surviving Spouse

TSSAMOSS

Terminated by SSA-Turns 18

TSSAT18

Terminated by SSA-Widow Under 60 w/No Dependent

TSSAWU60WND

Terminated-Age 18

TA18

Terminated-Age 23

TA23

Terminated-CH 18 Birth Defects is Greater

TERMCH18

Terminated-Change to Compensation

TCTC

Terminated-Elected Chapter 35

TEC35

Terminated-Elected Compensation

TEC

Terminated-Elected DIC

TEDIC

Terminated-Elected Improved Pension

TEIP

Terminated-Elected Under Oth Parent-Same Par Line

TEUOPISPL

Terminated-IVAP

TIVAP

Terminated-Incarceration

TI

Terminated-Incarceration/No Apportionment

TINA

Terminated-Marriage

TM

Terminated-Net Worth

TNW

Terminated-No Longer Dependent

TNLD

Terminated-No Longer Helpless

TNLH

Terminated-Other

TO

Terminated-School Termination

TST

Total Withholding Adjustment

05

Total Withholding Adjustment - Pension

12

Treason

TRE

Undetermined BDN Apportionment Paid/Due Audit Reqd

CONVAPPOR

Veteran Not Female

VETNFEM

Whereabouts Unknown

WHUNK

Workers Compensation Adjustment

36

Table I: Priority of Change Reasons

  • List provided by PARIS users to determine importance of reason codes since only three can be displayed 
Name CODE

CONV - Adjustment (Child Award)

CONVAWD40

CONV - Change of Payee or Suspended

CONVAWD31

CONV - Character of Discharge is a Bar

CONVAWD03

CONV - Child in Another Award Reaches 18

CONVAWD44

CONV - Child in Another Award Terminates School

CONVAWD45

CONV - Computer Substitute

CONVAWD90

CONV - Dependent Added

CONVAWD26

CONV - Disability Not Permanent and Total

CONVAWD10

CONV - Disability Not Shown at Last Exam

CONVAWD07

CONV - Disability Not Shown by Evidence

CONVAWD08

CONV - Disability Zero Percent

CONVAWD05

CONV - Disability or Death Not Due to Service

CONVAWD06

CONV - Disability/Death Not in Line of Duty

CONVAWD09

CONV - Election of VA or Other Benefits

CONVAWD30

CONV - Failure to Report for Examination

CONVAWD17

CONV - Grant Of A/A For Spouse

CONVSPSAA

CONV - Insufficient or No Qualifying Service

CONVAWD02

CONV - No Military Service

CONVAWD01

CONV - Other Reason

CONVAWD29

CONV - Payment of Attorney Fees

CONVAWD57

CONV - Protected Rate

CONVAWD96

CONV - Reduction Due to Award of DEA

CONVAWD41

CONV - Relationship Not Established

CONVAWD14

CONV - Retire Pay (Spec Law 06) On Awd Line

CONVRETPAY

CONV - SEV/SEP/TORT Contained in Monthly Adjsmt

CONVMTHADJ

CONV - SEV/SEP/TORT Offset & RMNG BAL Starts Here

CONVOFFSET

CONV - Undetermined Withholding

CONVWTH

CONV - Veteran - Surviving Spouse Hospitalized

CONVAWD35

CONV - Veteran on Active Duty/Drill Pay Adjustment

CONVAWD19

Change in Disability Level

CIDL

Change in Number of Parents

CINOP

Change in Parent Status

24

Change in Spouse Status

23

Child Conceived Prior to Vietnam Service

CCPTVS

Child Deceased Prior to 12-01-01

CHDP1201

Child Status Change

CHSC

Compensation Rating Adjustment

31

Concurrent Retired and Disability Pay Amount

CRDP_AMT

Conversion PFOP

CONVPFOP

Conversion Recoup and PFOP

CONVPFOPRCP

Table J: Suspense Reason Codes

  • Values describing the reason for a suspended payment 

Name

Code

Undeliverable - Bad Address

BADADDRS

Benefit Forfeit is at Issue

BENFORFEITAI

Benefit Renouncement is at Issue

BENRENAI

Character of Discharge is at Issue

CHARDISCHAI

Child Custody at Issue

CHCUSTAI

Death Due to Willful Misconduct

DEATHMISCOND

Disability Due to Willful Misconduct

DISMISCOND

Disability Not Shown by the Evidence of Record

DISNOTEVDREC

Disability Not Shown at Last Exam

DISNOTLASTEX

Disability or Death Not Due to Service

DNOTSVCCONN

EVR Action Required

EVRACTREQD

Failed to Confirm Continued Eligibility

FAILCCELIG

Failed to Confirm Dependency

FAILCDEP

Failed to Confirm Expenses

FAILCEXP

Failed to Confirm Income

FAILCINC

Failed to Confirm Marital Status

FAILCMARITAL

Failed to Confirm School Attendance

FAILCSCHOOL

Failed to Report for Exam

FAILREPTEXAM

Failed to Furnish Requested Evidence

FAILREQEV

Failed to Return Required EVR

FAILRETEVR

Helpless Child Eligibility is at Issue

HCELIGAI

Insufficient Military Service is at Issue

INSMILSTATAI

Net Worth is at Issue

NWAI 

Other

OTH    

Payment was Erroneously Authorized

PAYERRAUTH

Pending Confirmation of this Beneficiary's Death

PENDCBENDTH

Pending Confirmation of Incarceration

PENDCINCAR

Pending Confirmation of Primary's Death

PENDCPBDEATH

Previous Pension Grant is at Issue

PENGRANTAI

Previous Compensation Grant is at Issue

PREVGRANTAI

Previous SC Death Grant at Issue

PRSCDGRANTAI

Receipt of Retired Pay is at Issue

RECRETPAYAI

Reduction to Disability Level Zero is at Issue

REDDISLVL0AI

Reduction to Zero Percent is at Issue

REDZEROPERAI

Previously Established Relationship is at Issue

RELAI

Remarriage of Surviving Spouse is at Issue

REMARRSSPAI

Return to Active Duty is at Issue

RETACTDUTYAI

Treasury-Undeliverable-Pending Address

TBADADDRS

Treasury-Beneficiary Reportedly Deceased

TBENEREPDEC

Treasury-Income Limitation Involved

TINCLIM

Treasury-Other

TOTH

Treasury-Reportedly Remarried

TREPREMARR

Treasury-Returned at VBA Request

TRETVBAREQ

Treasury-Voluntary Return or DD/EFT Account Closed

TVOLORACCTCL

Valid Military Service is at Issue

VALMILSTATAI

Whereabouts Unknown

WHUNK

 
Table K: Receivable Type Codes

  • Reason for the receivable amount owed to VA.

 Name

Code

Advanced Pymt of Insurance Premiums NSLI or VMLI

33B

Attorney Fees

31B

Burial Receivable

35B

CH 1606 Ineligible For Benefits

57B

CH 1606 Legislative Decrease

56X

CH 1606 Receivable

56B

CH 1606 Special Payment

55A

CH 1606 Special Payment 30 days old

55B

CH 18 Receivable

37B

CH 18 Special Payment

36A

CH 18 Special Payment 30 days old

36B

CH 30 Legislative Decrease

59X

CH 30 Receivable

59B

CH 30 Special Payments

58A

CH 30 Special Payments 30 days old

58B

CH 31 Receivable

47B

CH 31 Special Payment

48A

CH 31 Special Payment 30 days old

48B

CH 34 Receivable

41B

CH 34 Special Payment

42A

CH 34 Special Payment 30 days old

42B

CH 35 Receivable

44B

CH 35 Special Payment

45A

CH 35 Special Payment 30 days old

45B

Compensation or Pension Receivable

30B

Compensation or Pension Special Payment

32A

Compensation or Pension Special Pymt 30 days old

32B

Direct Loan Interest Veterans Liability Account

26B

Direct Loan Principal Veterans Liability Account

22B

Guaranteed Fund Receivable

23B

Loan Guaranty Interest Veterans Liability Account

25B

Loan Guaranty Miscellaneous Receivable

29B

Loan Guaranty Principal Veterans Liability Account

21B

MIW Receivable

39B

MIW Special Payment

38A

MIW Special Payment 30 days old

38B

Other

OTH

Revolving Fund Loan

10B

Trainee Tools

60B

Accrued Payable - Reimbursement

APREIM

Accrued Payable - Relationship

APRLN

Additional Disability Withholding

ADW

Adjusted Protected 1978 IVAP

AP78IVAP

Administrative Error

ADMERR

Allotment Adjustment

37

Apportionment Change

AP

Apportionment Granted

AG

Apportionment Rate Change

ARC

Apportionment Terminated

AT

Award Rate Overridden Due to Change in Legislation

ARODCL

Award Rate Overridden Due to System Error

ARODSE

Beneficiary Error

BENEERR

Benefit Change to Compensation

03

Benefit Change to Improved Pension

10

Benefit Eligibility Adjustment

04

Benefit Eligibility Adjustment - Pension

11

CH 31 Tool Debt

31TD

CONV - Adjustment (Child Award)

CONVAWD40

CONV - Change of Payee or Suspended

CONVAWD31

CONV - Character of Discharge is a Bar

CONVAWD03

CONV - Child in Another Award Reaches 18

CONVAWD44

CONV - Child in Another Award Terminates School

CONVAWD45

CONV - Computer Substitute

CONVAWD90

CONV - Dependent Added

CONVAWD26

CONV - Disability Not Permanent and Total

CONVAWD10

CONV - Disability Not Shown at Last Exam

CONVAWD07

CONV - Disability Not Shown by Evidence

CONVAWD08

CONV - Disability Zero Percent

CONVAWD05

CONV - Disability or Death Not Due to Service

CONVAWD06

CONV - Disability/Death Not in Line of Duty

CONVAWD09

CONV - Election of VA or Other Benefits

CONVAWD30

CONV - Failure to Report for Examination

CONVAWD17

CONV - Grant Of A/A For Spouse

CONVSPSAA

CONV - Insufficient or No Qualifying Service

CONVAWD02

CONV – No Military Service

CONVAWD01

CONV - Other Reason

CONVAWD29

CONV - Payment of Attorney Fees

CONVAWD57

CONV - Protected Rate

CONVAWD96

CONV - Reduction Due to Award of DEA

CONVAWD41

CONV - Relationship Not Established

CONVAWD14

CONV - Retire Pay (Spec Law 06) On Awd Line

CONVRETPAY

CONV - SEV/SEP/TORT Contained in Monthly Adjsmt

CONVMTHADJ

CONV - SEV/SEP/TORT Offset & RMNG BAL Starts Here

CONVOFFSET

CONV - Undetermined Withholding

CONVWTH

CONV - Veteran - Surviving Spouse Hospitalized

CONVAWD35

CONV - Veteran on Active Duty/Drill Pay Adjustment

CONVAWD19

Change in Disability Level

CIDL

Change in Number of Parents

CINOP

Change in Parent Status

24

Change in Spouse Status

23

Child Conceived Prior to Vietnam Service

CCPTVS

Child Deceased Prior to 12-01-01

CHDP1201

Child Status Change

CHSC

Combat Related Special Compensation

CRSCAMT

Compensation Rating Adjustment

31

Concurrent Retired and Disability Pay Amount

CRDP_AMT

Conversion PFOP

CONVPFOP

Conversion Recoup and PFOP

CONVPFOPRCP

Conversion Recoupment

CONVRCP

Converted Award

CONVAWD

Cost of Living Adjustment

02

Countable Income Adjustment

15

Custody Status Change

CUSC

DIC Spouse Award Status Change

DSASC

DIC-Spouse Minor Child Rate Adjustment

41

Death of Beneficiary

DB

Defaulted Loan

21B

Dependency Change

DC

Disability Due to a Familial Disorder

DDFDISOR

Disability Not Permanent

DNPERM

Disability Not Related to Vietnam Service

DNRVIET

Disability a Result of Birth Related Injury

DRBRINJ

Disability a Result of Fetal/Neo-natal Infirmity

DRFNEOIFM

Discharge Adjustment

DISCADJ

Drill Pay Adjustment

07

EVR Adjustment

EVRADJ

Eligibility Termination Date Reached

66

Eligible Helpless Child

EHC

Eligible School Child

ESC

Employment Adjustment

EA

End of Term

61

Entitled to A&A

ETAA

Entitled to MOD Benefit

MOD

Entitlement Exhausted

65

Estab. Receivable-Payment Not Held

04H

Estate Adjustment

08

Failed to Furnish Requested Evidence

FFRE

Forfeiture

FORF

Fraud

FRD

Fraud Adjustment

FRDADJ

Fugitive Felon

FF

Gain of Dependent

GD

Gross Rate Additional Amount

GRAA

Gross Rate Replacement Amount

GRRA

Helpless Child Adjustment

20

Hospitalized Basic Pension Adjustment

01

Hospitalized SMC Adjustment

38

IVM Adjustment

IVMADJ

Incarceration Adjustment

13

Individual Unemployability Adjustment

14

Institutionalization Adjustment

INSTADJ

Insurance Overpayment

IO

Interval Period

IP

Loss of Dependent

LD

MOD Benefits End

MODEND

Manually Entered Rate

MER

Maximum Annual Pension Rate

16

Medicaid Adjustment

17

Minor Child Adjustment

21

Net Worth Adjustment

18

No Entitlement to Benefit Sought

NETBS

No Longer A&A

NLAA

No Longer Helpless

NLH

No Qualifying Birth Defect Exists

NQBDEFCT

No Qualifying Vietnam Service

NQVIET

No Spina Bifida Condition Exists

NSBCE

Not Currently Disabling

NCD

Not a Natural Child of the Veteran

NNCOV

Original Award

00

Original Grant by SSA

OGBSSA

Other Concurrent Entitlement Adjustment

25

Other Recoupment

26

Other Withholding Adjustment

39

Parent Marital Status Change

PMSC

Parent's Vietnam Service Not Established

PVNSE

Pension Rating Adjustment

27

Philippine Adjustment

PA

Preserve Net Rate Amount

PNRA

RECA Adjustment

28

RECERT Receivable

RECERT

Rate of Pursuit Change

70

Rating Effective Date Backed Up For Conversion

CONVRATGBKUP

Rating Effective Date for Conversion

CONVRATGEFDT

Recoupment of Disability Severance Pay

06

Recoupment of Separation Pay

30

Recoupment of Tort Settlement

34

Recurring Benefit Established

RBE

Reduction Due to Administrative Error

REDADMERR

Reentrance

60

Refund Due to Hardship

06B2

Refund Due to Waiver

06B1

Renouncement

REN

Reopened Award

REOPNAWD

Retired Pay Adjustment

29

Reverify Entitlement Annually

REA

Reversal of Credit Document

04I

Revolving Fund Loan

10B

SSA Rate Change

SSARC

School Child Adjustment

22

Special Monthly Compensation Adjustment

32

Special Monthly Entitlement Adjustment

40

Special Monthly Pension Adjustment

33

Special Payment

06G

Spina Bifida Occulta

SBO

Stop Award

ST

System Generated

SG

Terminated by SSA

TSSA

Terminated by SSA-Excessive Earnings

TSSAEE

Terminated by SSA-Marriage

TSSAM

Terminated by SSA-Marriage of Surviving Spouse

TSSAMOSS

Terminated by SSA-Turns 18

TSSAT18

Terminated by SSA-Widow Under 60 w/No Dependent

TSSAWU60WND

Terminated-Age 18

TA18

Terminated-Age 23

TA23

Terminated-CH 18 Birth Defects is Greater

TERMCH18

Terminated-Change to Compensation

TCTC

Terminated-Elected Chapter 35

TEC35

Terminated-Elected Compensation

TEC

Terminated-Elected DIC

TEDIC

Terminated-Elected Improved Pension

TEIP

Terminated-Elected Under Oth Parent-Same Par Line

TEUOPISPL

Terminated-IVAP

TIVAP

Terminated-Incarceration

TI

Terminated-Incarceration/No Apportionment

TINA

Terminated-Marriage

TM

Terminated-Net Worth

TNW

Terminated-No Longer Dependent

TNLD

Terminated-No Longer Helpless

TNLH

Terminated-Other

TO

Terminated-School Termination

TST

Total Withholding Adjustment

05

Total Withholding Adjustment - Pension

12

Transferred From Ch 31

01B

Treason

TRE

Uncollectible Check Document

26A

Undetermined BDN Apportionment Paid/Due Audit Reqd

CONVAPPOR

Veteran Not Female

VETNFEM

Wage Rate Change (OJT)

71

Whereabouts Unknown

WHUNK

Withholding Change

WC

Workers Compensation Adjustment

36


 

Table L: Proceeds

  • Established as a result of a returned check, amounts pending fiduciary identification or approval prior to release

Name

Code

Fiduciary Proceeds

10

Interstation

20

Personal Funds of Patients

70S

Proceeds

01

Unassociateds

30

Unavailable Check Cancellation

40

06G Special Returned Payment

RETPAYSPEC

Advance Pay Returned

7E

B7 Holds

7

Burial Allowance Returned Payment

RETPAYBUR

Cancelled per VA's Request

5

Check Intercept

A

Clothing Allowance Returned Payment

RETPAYCA

Consolidated Payment Returned

PFOP

Courtesy Disbursement Hold Check

8

Expenditure Transfer

ET

Fiduciary Necessary - Not Established

101

Fiscal Returned Payment

RETPAYFISC

From Station

1019

Gratuitous

70S1

Greater Than Maximum

01G

Income Limitation

4

Insurance Premium Refund

PREM REF

Less Than Minimum Or Re-established

01L

Limited Payability Cancellation

B

Medal of Honor Returned Payment

RETPAYMOH

No Matching Returned Payment

RETPAYNM

Other Reasons

6

Over Collection

302

Payment - No Address Information

01P

Private Source

70S2

Recurring Paid Other Than Monthly-Annual Payment

01A

Recurring Paid Other Than Monthly-Quarterly Pymt

01Q

Recurring Paid Other Than Monthly-Semi Annual Pymt

01S

Reportedly Deceased

3

Reportedly Remarried

2

Retroactv Amts > Agreed Limit By Fid-Auth Necessry

102

Returned Courtesy Disbursement Check

9

Returned Payments Previously Processed

PREV CHK

Termination (Non-Death) Returned Payment

RETPAYTERM

To Station

1018

Unavailable Check Cancellation Credit

0

Undeliverable

1

Unidentified Account

301

Unidentified Account-CARS

301C

Table M: Deductions/Offsets

  • An instruction to reduce a payable according to a set schedule to apply to a receivable or deduction.

Name

Code

Air Force - RSFPP or SBP Insurance Premiums

16R

Army - RSFPP or SBP Insurance Premiums

15R

Attorney Fees

31J

Benefit Repayment

BR

Ch. 30/Ch. 1606 Offset

67C

Child Support or Other Payments

62P

Coast Guard - RSFPP or SBP Insurance Premiums

19R

Consolidated Payments, Corporate Fiduciaries

50O

Direct Loan - Mortgage Loan Repayments

11N

Interest Debts in CARS

89C

Joint Direct Loan Liability Repayment

13N

Joint Loan Guaranty Liability Repayment

14N

Marine Corps - RSFPP or SBP Insurance Premiums

18R

Medical Care Cost Recovery Receivable Repayment

68C

Miscellaneous Insurance Receivable Repayment

80C

Miscellaneous VA Overpayments

61C

NSLI Life Insurance Additional Premiums

05M

NSLI Life Insurance Premium Arrearage

03L

NSLI Life Insurance Premiums, Loans, and Liens

01M

Navy - RSFPP or SBP Insurance Premiums

17R

Other Government Agency Indebtedness

63C

Personal Funds Of Patients

70S

Public Health Service - RSFPP or SBP Insur Prem

20R

REPS Receivable Repayment

66C

VGLI (Veterans Group Life Insurance)

07R

VMLI Life Insurance Additional Premiums

06M

VMLI Life Insurance Premium Arrearage

04L

VMLI Life Insurance Premium Payments

02M

Vendee Acquired Loan - Mortgage Loan Repayments

12N

Table N: Station Codes

  • Refers to the VA facility that has authority over work activity associated with Veterans claims and their beneficiaries.

Number

Station

101

Washington

301

Boston

304

Providence

306

New York

307

Buffalo

308

Hartford

309

Newark

310

Philadelphia

311

Pittsburgh

313

Baltimore

314

Roanoke

315

Huntington

316

Atlanta

317

St. Petersburg

318

Winston-Salem

319

Columbia

320

Nashville

321

New Orleans

322

Montgomery

323

Jackson

325

Cleveland

326

Indianapolis

327

Louisville

328

Chicago

329

Detroit

330

Milwaukee

331

St. Louis

333

Des Moines

334

Lincoln

335

St. Paul

339

Denver

340

Albuquerque

341

Salt Lake City

343

Oakland

344

Los Angeles

345

Phoenix

346

Seattle

347

Boise

348

Portland

349

Waco

350

Little Rock

351

Muskogee

354

Reno

355

San Juan

358

Manila

362

Houston

372

Washington

373

Manchester

376

RMC

377

San Diego

389

St. Paul Debt Management Center

392

Eastern Area Office

393

Southern Area Office

394

Central Area Office

395

Western Area Office

397

Appeals Management Center

 402

Togus

405

White River Junction

436

Fort Harrison

437

Fargo

438

Sioux Falls

442

Cheyenne

452

Wichita

459

Honolulu

460

Wilmington

463

Anchorage

 

Table O: War Time Periods

  • Used to determine war time eligibility for Pension Benefits

Period of War

Beginning and Ending Dates

Mexican Border Period

May 9, 1916 through April 5, 1917

World War I

April 6, 1917 through November 11, 1918;

Veterans who served in Russia - April 6, 1917 through April 1, 1920

World War II

December 7, 1941 through December 31, 1946

Korean Conflict

June 27, 1950 through January 31, 1955

Vietnam Era

August 5, 1964 through May 7, 1975;

Veterans who served "in country" - February 28, 1961 through May 7, 1975

Gulf War

August 2, 1990 through a date to be set by law or Presidential Proclamation

Table P: Veteran/Spouse Aid and Attendance Code

  • Indicates current payment/eligibility status for aid and attendance and/or housebound for the spouse
  • VET AA CD and Spouse AA CD

Name

Code

Aid and Attendance

AA

Veteran hospitalized, A/A not payable – Pay housebound

AH

Housebound

HB

All other values

NN


 

Definitions

Entitlement Types:

Compensation

  • Benefit based on an injury/disease incurred or aggravated in or from active service or an injury from VA hospitalization or medical treatment

Clothing Allowance

  • Annual lump sum payment made when a Veteran’s service connected (SC) disability causes the use of prosthetic or orthopedic appliances that tend to wear or tear clothing or use of medication for a SC skin condition stains clothing

Medal of Honor Pension

  • Monthly entitlement, which is paid as a sole benefit or added to pension or compensation rates for veterans who were awarded the Medal of Honor

Improved Pension

  • Benefit for Veterans who meet certain service requirements (length of service and during a wartime period) and meet income and net worth limitations. Additionally, they must be considered permanently and totally disabled by VA or SSA, reached age 65 or in a nursing home for long-term care.

Protected Benefits (306 and Old Law)

  • These programs are referred to as "protected" because eligibility is restricted to beneficiaries who were receiving them at the time they were phased out.
  • They do not receive rate increases; Must elect improved pension
  • 306 Pension phase out date: December 31, 1978
  • Old Law Pension phase out date: June 30, 1960

U.S.C. 1312(a)

  • A gratuitous benefit to the surviving dependents of a member of a uniformed service who was not a fully and currently insured individual under Title II of the Social Security Act who died on or after January 1, 1957 either while on active duty, active/inactive duty for training or after separation as the result of a service connected disability incurred after September 15, 1940.

Dependency and Indemnity Compensation (DIC)

  • Death benefit paid to a surviving spouse, child, or parent because of a service-connected death, or if the Veteran had been rated totally disabled for at least 10 years prior to death.

Death Compensation

  • Benefit made because of a service connected death occurring before January 1, 1957. NOTE: New entitlement to this benefit can no longer be established since the Veteran must have died prior to 1957

Death Pension

  • Death benefit paid to a surviving spouse or child because of a Veteran’s non-service connected death. Basic eligibility requires meeting certain service requirements pertaining to length of service and service during a period of war, and certain income and net worth limitations

Apportionment

  • In order to be granted an apportionment, the claimant must demonstrate need for the benefit, live apart from the primary beneficiary, not be receiving a reasonable level of support and it can not cause undue hardship to the primary beneficiary
  • Can be paid to an estranged spouse, child not in living with the primary beneficiary or a parent (in compensation cases only)

Aid and Attendance (A&A)

  • Part of special monthly compensation (SMC) and pension (SMP)
  • Entitlement to the A&A allowance extends to the Veteran, spouse, surviving parent(s), or surviving spouse
  • Paid because a person due to mental or physical disability requires the regular aid and attendance of another person in conducting the basic activities of daily living

Housebound Allowance (HB)

  • Part of SMC and/or SMP

Paid because a person, due to mental or physical disabilities is very limited in their ability to leave home

Maximum Annual Pension Rate (MAPR)

  • Amount of annual payment, which an award beneficiary is entitled to after deducting the IVAP from the maximum limits

Income for VA Purposes (IVAP)

  • Countable income used to determine a claimants entitlement to income-based benefits.

Income Types:

Civil Service (CS)

  • Persons receiving Civil Service Annuity (CSA) and Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS) benefits.

Military Retirement (MR)

  • Veteran who is now receiving a monetary benefit for having fulfilled a prescribed length of service (i.e. 20 years)

Railroad Retirement (RR)

  • Retirement benefits received from the Railroad Retirement Board

Black Lung (BL)

  • Disability benefits received from Black Lung

Hardship Expenses

  • Hardship expenses are only for claimants with dependent children who have income which is available to the claimant
  • If the total family expenses are less than the total family income (including VA Pension) no deduction of the child's income will occur, as hardship does not exist.  

Last Expenses

  • Last expenses can be used to reduce a claimant's income for VA purposes (thus increasing the rate payable) by deducting amounts paid for certain funeral and other expenses, such as last illness.
  • A deduction is allowed only for expenses actually paid by the claimant for which he or she will not be reimbursed

Eligibility Verification Report (EVR)

  • Annual report of actual income and dependency status in order to verify that payment is correct.
  • Beneficiaries who are exempt from receiving EVRs receive a letter informing them that any change in income or dependency status must be reported to VA.

Income Verification Match (IVM)

  • Income Verification Match (IVM) compares income reported to the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) by pension and parents Dependency and Indemnity Compensation (DIC) recipients with IRS and SSA income records.
  • The match includes spouses of live pension beneficiaries, but children are excluded.
  • The match also provides earned income of veterans in receipt of compensation based on individual unemployability (IU).

Proceeds

  • Accumulated amount of all returned and canceled checks of disability compensation or pension, as well as amounts accruing from other than monthly payment cases or termination of the award due to the death of the veteran

Month of Death (MOD) Payment

  • A one-time entitlement available only to the surviving spouse of the Veteran. The payment amount represents the disability payment amount that the Veteran was entitled to receive the month the Veteran died. The award line type code will display as the Veteran’s entitlement.