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Jimmer posted a question in Entitlement - Veterans Compensation Benefits ClaimsHi Everyone! I want to thank you all for the great job, that you are doing. Your "wealth" of information has help me a great deal, getting claims approved, which I am throughly grateful for. I have a question. I am receiving SMC-S as a result of 100% diaphragmatic paralysis, 80% for vision, and several other disabilities. My eye doctor, who used to work at the VA informed me, that I am now "legally blind" in my left eye, and that i meet the criteria for SMC-K. He has written two letters stating just that. My VSO says that SMC-K, is included in the SMC-S. My eye doctor says "hell no", th
Hi Everyone, I want to thank all of you for the great job, you are doing, and you have done a tremendous job for me, thru the years, which I am most appreciate it. I have a question, and I am quite confused. I receive SMC-S because I do have a rating of 100% (Diaphragmic Paralysis) and 80% (eyes). My eye doctor wanted to know if I was getting all the benefits I am entitled to. He is very familar with the VA, and their rating schedules, etc. He told me the eye doctor. "You are legally blind in your left eye, and meet all the requirements necessary for compensation". He wrote a letter on
Seems like you could qualify for SMC-K and that should be paid on top of the SMC-S that you already get. -Total blindness in one eye to such a degree that the individual only has the ability to perceive light or less You can get multiple SMC-Ks up to 3 I believe. I get SMC-K for loss of use of a creative organ. I am service connected for hypogonadism (10%), varicocele (0%), atrophy bilateral testes (0%), and erectile dysfunction (0%). It seems like I should qualify for an additional SMC-K dues to the testicular atrophy under the SMK rules below. -Physical loss of a