Department of Veterans Affairs: Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Program--Changes to Subsistence Allowance
GAO-11-911R: Aug 16, 2011
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GAO reviewed the Department of Veterans Affairs' (VA) new rule on vocational rehabilitation and rehabilitation program. GAO found that (1) the interim final rule amends Department of Veterans Affairs' regulations to reflect changes made by the Post-9/11 Veterans Educational Assistance Improvements Act of 2010, effective August 1, 2011, that affect payment of vocational rehabilitation benefits for certain service-disabled veterans; and (2) VA complied with applicable requirements in promulgating the rule.