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Is there a chart stating what ailments are worth (% Disability)? I'm getting out soon and the doctor tells me I have RLS and Sleep Apnea. He said they are a disabling determination.

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http://ecfr.gpoaccess.gov/cgi/t/text/text-...1.5&idno=38

Copy and paste into your browser. Then go to subpart B.

It is based on percentages according to the severity of the illness.

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38 CFR 4 Schedule for Rating Disabilities http://ecfr.gpoaccess.gov/cgi/t/text/text-...fr4_main_02.tpl

Is there a chart stating what ailments are worth (% Disability)? I'm getting out soon and the doctor tells me I have RLS and Sleep Apnea. He said they are a disabling determination.
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Is there a chart stating what ailments are worth (% Disability)? I'm getting out soon and the doctor tells me I have RLS and Sleep Apnea. He said they are a disabling determination.

I AM NEW TO THIS BUT I HAVE A QUESTION. I AM RATED AT 10% FOR BI LATERAL TINNITUS

AND JUST RECENTLY HAVE SUDDEN HEARING LOSS IN ONE EAR. TOTAL LOSS..

MY DOC SAYS POSSIBLE VIRUS, MY QUESTION IS COULD I REQUEST INCREASE DUE TO RECENT LOSS BECAUSE I AM ALREADY RECIEVING 10% FOR TINNITUS EAR DAMAGE :lol:

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These are 2 separate issues. You would have to put in a claim for hearing loss. Then they will set you up for a C&P to evaluate the loss and proceed there. Tinnitis is paid for in one sum, it is not considered bilateral it just pays out at 10%. Hearing loss is paid out at different levels regarding the amount of loss.

I AM NEW TO THIS BUT I HAVE A QUESTION. I AM RATED AT 10% FOR BI LATERAL TINNITUS

AND JUST RECENTLY HAVE SUDDEN HEARING LOSS IN ONE EAR. TOTAL LOSS..

MY DOC SAYS POSSIBLE VIRUS, MY QUESTION IS COULD I REQUEST INCREASE DUE TO RECENT LOSS BECAUSE I AM ALREADY RECIEVING 10% FOR TINNITUS EAR DAMAGE :lol:

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I have a tinnitus rating of 10%. I had a virus which caused me to lose 45% hearing in one ear fora few months until they did an exploratory tympanotomy and scrapped some buildup off on 2 of the three bones in the ear. My hearing came back completely within three weeks post op. I don't know if you had the same situation, but I thought I would mention in case this is correctable for you.

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