I am a 20 year retired vet and receive retired pay. I was also rated by VA at 50% in 2006. Today I received a letter stating I am now at 80% based on a re-evaluation I started July 2013. So my question is: will my retired pay stay the same and my VA compensation increase? This is a very confusing document.
cw4 retired replied to cw4 retired's question in VA Disability Compensation Benefits Claims Research ForumSo whether you work or not, you are always entitled for compensation for surgery for service connected disabilities, correct?
cw4 retired posted a question in VA Disability Compensation Benefits Claims Research ForumI was told by the DAV that since my back issues are service related and I had back surgery, I am entitled to temporary 100% disability. I do work and will just take leave for however long it takes. I did call and open a claim for two months for this surgery. The question I have is: Since I am working or using leave, am I legally entitled to this 100% temporary for this type of surgery? Help here, I know VA is a crapshoot to navigate, but do not want to claim something I am not entitled to.