How does the VA arrive at adisability rating?

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A: The VA evaluates service-connected injuries in increments of 10 percent. They examine the medical evidence you’ve submitted with your claim and then assign a “rating”. The maximum disability rating percentage is 100%; however, most conditions receive a rating below 100%.

  

The largest category of veterans on the compensation scale is at 10 percent disability ($123 per month), with 782,000 veterans at this rate at the beginning of fiscal year 2009 among the total 2.9 million veterans receiving disability compensation. 

  

At times, a veteran may be rated at zero percent, meaning there is evidence of a service-connected condition, but it does not impair the veteran.  An example is a minor scar.  This zero percent rating, though not compensable, can be beneficial, since it may raise the veteran’s priority in other VA programs, such as health care eligibility.  In addition, it may be reviewed for a higher rating if the condition worsens.

  

At Disability Help Group we know the critical aspect of any disability claim is strong medical evidence. Our staff is highly trained on gathering the best documentation to support your disability claim.  Get Started on Your Claim or Appeal.

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How Can I Get TDIU?

How Can I Get TDIU?

Many veterans are unable to earn a living because of service-connected disabilities. Congress created a special benefit called TDIU to help these veterans live comfortably. Also known as Unemployability. TDIU pays the same monthly amount as a 100% disability rating.

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