HomeVA ProstheticsVA Handbook 1173.15 - Clothing Allowance BenefitScope

15.3. Scope

The clothing allowance program is jointly administered with the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) for Veterans who have qualifying service-connected disabilities and Veterans with disabilities compensable under section 1151. Under this collaborative effort, entitled Veterans are paid one or more clothing allowance benefit each year. Evidence in support of a Veteran’s claim is to be obtained from VHA clinicians or records, e.g., VHA prescriptions, health care consultations, medical evaluations, rehabilitation assessments, or prosthetic and sensory aids services (see paragraph 6).


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