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VA Compensation Rates 2019

  • Average disability check will increase by $83 per month for those rated 100% and $4 per month for those rated 10%

  • Largest increase since 2012

  • Increase in Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA) for 2019 = 2.8%

WHAT ARE DISABILITY BENEFITS?

DISABILITY
BENEFITS

  • Tax-free, monthly benefits

  • Available if you have injuries or diseases

  • Physical or mental disabilities

  • Suffered during active military service

  • Regardless of where or when you served

Types of Disability Claims for Veterans

  • Total Disability Individual Unemployability (TDIU)

  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

  • Combat-Related Special Compensation

  • Mental Disability

  • Sleep Disorders

  • Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

  • Camp Lejeune Water Contamination

  • Agent Orange Exposure

  • Gulf War Syndrome

  • Amputation

  • Scars and Disfigurement

  • Orthopedic Injuries

  • Ischemic Heart Disease

MEDICAL CARE

MENTAL HEALTH CARE

GENDER SPECIFIC

Types of
VA Disability
Compensation
Benefits

COLLEGE TUITION, APPRINTICE-
SHIPS, AND ON-THE-JOB TRAINING

HOUSING
ASSISTANCE

SURVIVOR BENEFITS

VETERANS COMPENSATION BENEFITS RATES

  • Veterans with disability rate of 10% or higher could be eligible for benefits

  • Official VA disability charts determine amount veterans are eligible for

  • Disability benefits are not included as gross income for income tax purposes

SOURCE: https://www.military.com/paycheck-chronicles/2018/10/11/retirees-disabled-vets-get-biggest-raise-seven-years-2019.html

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