Given your age and heart condition, this should mean you get an advance on the docket to the BVA and, instead of taking 5 years, you may complete your appeal in as little as 4.999 years!!
Seriously, your attorney should begin pushing the advance on the docket through the RO, reminding you that more than half of the delay for the BVA is because of the Regional office taking a couple years to certify your appeal to the BVA.
Your attorney should be able to advise you on a possible hardship advance on the docket.
Importantly, you should inform your wife and attorney that you want your wife to be substitution of claimant, in the event of your death, so that the appeal can continue.
After no Cola last year, According to MOOA, the 2017 Cola will be .3%.
For a 100 percent single Vet., this means a raise of $8.72 per month, according to my math. Seniors and Veterans get shafted another year. The raise is so small, that its actually negative for social security claimants, because medicare will go up more than the measely raise.
I'm 90% (93 total), and just had 3 favorable C&P exams. Expecting at least 20% for one, and 10% for the other 2, which would put me at 96 total. So even when I minus the 20% for the non-static disability, it still puts me at 95 total. No, I am not TDIU, but schedular.
The quick answer is yes on the P&T, but without more information it's impossible to say. You list 90% on your bio, so are you 100% TDIU? There are additional benefits for having more ratings in addition to the conditions used for any type of 100%, but there are some straight forward qualifications for them. Do a search for SMC here on hadit or Google the universe.