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I have just found out that our income for 2010 was above the threshold that the Veterans allow for health insurance. My husband was diagnosed with brain cancer in March of 2011 and we were told he qualified for level 5 benefits; but it appears that he actually was in level 8. We we only made aware of this this week, so any attempt to get other insurance or make other arrangements for 2011 was too late. Now it appears the we could be responsible for all his medical bills at the VA which could be in the hundreds of thousands of dollars-case not settled. We are both on social security benefits and that is our only source of income. I know that social security an't be garnish for debt by creditor like credit card, mortgage companies; but, being a gov't agency could our checks be garnished and if so by ow much? I mean would they be allowed to take it all leaving us nothing to live on?
Well, my question is could the gov't take more than that. our total S.S. income is $1540.00 His $780 / Mine $761, Are you allow a living allowance/ So what exactly is disposable earning or what would 30 times the minimin wage rate b?