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Usc Updates To Title 38—veterans Benefits


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Thanks Allan,

Seems like you have connections to some super stuff. Can you help me?

How do I check to see an old rating criteria and its changes.

For instance, I claim tinnitus and I want the old rating criteria in 1992. How do I find the specific rating as of that time and any changes since?

Thanks and hope it makes sense,

cg

Updates to the sections of the United States Code contained in

Title 38

TITLE 38—VETERANS BENEFITS

http://www4.law.cornell.edu/uscode/HowCurr...04:41:23%202007

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Hello Cowgirl,

What i've posted is USC's.

I'm assuming you want ratings under CFR's.

Hear's a link for 1996 till present.

http://www.gpoaccess.gov/cfr/index.html

[Code of Federal Regulations]

[Title 38, Volume 1, Parts 0 to 17]

[Revised as of July 1, 1998]

From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access

[CITE: 38CFR4.87a]

[Page 379-380]

TITLE 38--PENSIONS, BONUSES, AND VETERANS' RELIEF

CHAPTER I--DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

PART 4--SCHEDULE FOR RATING DISABILITIES--Table of Contents

Subpart B--Disability Ratings

Sec. 4.87a Schedule of ratings--ear.

Diseases of the Ear

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Rating

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6200 Otitis media, suppurative, chronic:

During the continuance of the suppurative process............. 10

Note: To be combined with ratings for loss of hearing.

6201 Otitis media, catarrhal, chronic:

Rate loss of hearing.

6202 Otosclerosis:

Rate loss of hearing.

6203 Otitis interna:

Rate loss of hearing.

6204 Labyrinthitis, chronic:

Severe; tinnitus, dizziness and occasional staggering......... 30

Moderate; tinnitus, occasional dizziness...................... 10

Note: To be combined with ratings for loss of hearing or

suppuration.

6205 Meniere's syndrome:

Severe; with frequent and typical attacks, vertigo, deafness,

and cerebellar gait.......................................... 100

Moderate; with less frequent attacks, including cerebellar

gait......................................................... 60

Mild; with aural vertigo and deafness......................... 30

6206 Mastoiditis:

Chronic; rate for impairment of hearing and suppuration.

6207 Auricle:

Loss of:

Bilateral..................................................... 50

Unilateral.................................................... 30

[[Page 380]]

Deformity of, with loss of one-third or more of the substance. 10

6208 New growths, malignant, ear, other than of skin only:

Rate on impairment of function, plus 10 percent.

6209 New growths, benign, ear, other than of skin only:

Rate on impairment of function; minimum....................... 10

6210 Auditory canal, disease of:

With swelling, dry and scaly or serous discharge, itching,

requiring frequent and prolonged treatment................... 10

6211 Tympanic membrane, perforation of......................... 0

6260 Tinnitus:

Persistent as a symptom of head injury, concussion or acoustic

trauma....................................................... 10

(See diagnostic code 8046).

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[29 FR 6718, May 22, 1964, as amended at 41 FR 11298, Mar. 18, 1976.

Redesignated at 52 FR 44119, Nov. 18, 1987, and amended at 59 FR 677,

Jan. 6, 1994]

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