VA Disability

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Should You Use a Veterans Service Organization to File a VA Claim?

Updated: May 23, 2023

Transitioning out of the military can be an overwhelming, stressful experience for veterans. Not only are you likely moving to a new location and providing for your family, but you also may be recovering from a combat situation and re-learning what life is like in the civilian world. You may need some support as you […]

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VA Hearing Loss Claim Rating

VA Hearing Loss Claim Rating

Updated: May 1, 2023

Hearing loss and hearing damage affect nearly 30 million people in America, according to the Department of Veterans Affairs official site. Hearing problems such as tinnitus are described by the VA as among “the most prevalent service-connected disability among American Veterans.” More than half of people older than 75 years old will experience some form […]

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Navigating VA Travel Reimbursement: A Comprehensive Guide

Updated: March 29, 2023

The VA pays eligible veterans and caregivers for mileage and other travel expenses to and from approved healthcare appointments. Here is what you need to know about eligibility, amounts, how to file a claim, and more. Before Filing Your First Claim Take these steps before you file your first claim: Set up direct deposit. The […]

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2023 VA Disability Calculator

Updated: January 3, 2023

Use our VA disability calculator to determine your combined disability rating and annual or monthly compensation. 2023 VA Combined Disability Calculator How to Use the VA Disability Pay Calculator To calculate your disability rating, take a look at your VA disability compensation award letter and select your official rating. Next, select the number of dependents […]

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2023 VA Disability Rates

Updated: December 23, 2022

2023 VA disability rates received an 8.7% cost-of-living increase based on the Social Security Administration’s 2023 cost-of-living adjustment (COLA). You can also find your VA disability pay rate using our 2023 VA disability compensation calculator. 2023 VA disability rates went into effect on Dec. 1, 2022. You can see prior years on our historic VA […]

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00 Percent Permanent Total Disability Ratings

100% Permanent and Total Disability Ratings Benefits

Updated: December 23, 2022

After the Department of Veterans Affairs evaluates you for a disability claim, you’ll receive a disability rating between zero and 100%. Your rating percentage will determine your disability compensation. Veterans with multiple service-connected health issues will receive individual disability ratings for each issue, and a combined disability rating – up to 100%. According to the […]

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Burn Pits and VA Disability

Updated: November 9, 2022

Editor’s Note: In a June 6, 2022 email to veterans, the VA said it would begin contacting National Guard and reserve service members to schedule their part 2 Airborne Hazards and Open Burn Pit Registry exam. The VA said active-duty and activated National Guard and reserve service members must reach out to their military treatment […]

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2023 VA Disability Pay Dates

Updated: April 4, 2023

The VA typically deposits VA disability pay on the first business day of the month. If the first business day of the month is on holiday or non-business day, the VA pays on the last business day of the prior month. Below are the VA disability pay dates for 2023. Those unsure of their payment […]

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Can a Veteran Legally Work With A 100% Military Disability Rating?

Can I Work With a 100% Military Disability Rating?

Updated: December 23, 2022

Can you work with a 100% military disability rating? What are the implications? The answers may surprise you, in part because of some misconceptions about how the Department of Veterans Affairs applies the term “disability” to its ratings. Quick Answer: A veteran can generally still work while receiving VA disability, but not always. What Is […]

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SSDI Benefits for Veterans

Social Security Disability (SSDI) Benefits for Veterans

Updated: October 26, 2022

Qualifying veterans can receive both Social Security disability benefits and VA disability benefits. While they are eligible to receive both at the same time, they must apply for each benefit separately. They may qualify for other benefits as well, such as Medicare and Tricare, depending on circumstances. Many veterans depend on Social Security and disability […]

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