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    When a Veteran starts considering whether or not to file a VA Disability Claim, there are a lot of questions that he or she tends to ask. Over the last 10 years, the following are the 14 most common basic questions I am asked about ...
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  • Can a 100 percent Disabled Veteran Work and Earn an Income?

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    You’ve just been rated 100% disabled by the Veterans Affairs. After the excitement of finally having the rating you deserve wears off, you start asking questions. One of the first questions that you might ask is this: It’s a legitimate question – rare is the Veteran that finds themselves sitting on the couch eating bon-bons … Continue reading

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How do I know if I am eligible for this benefit?

Received package and sent off request. Got letter indicating I'm not a 100% except by TDIU. I thought that counted also. If not, that would be reason to continue filing for additional benefits. So, I was sent paperwork for ChampVA and everything else for no reason...confused?

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Do you get this benefit if you are 100% due to TDIU award?

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Yup, you generally get it when you have no future exams. If you get ChampVA you can get your card.

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Do you get this benefit if you are 100% due to TDIU award?

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TDIU counts! You get it all.

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How do I know if I am eligible for this benefit?

Received package and sent off request. Got letter indicating I'm not a 100% except by TDIU. I thought that counted also. If not, that would be reason to continue filing for additional benefits. So, I was sent paperwork for ChampVA and everything else for no reason...confused?

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Thanks, PR.

Why the hassle with the VARO? Could it be that system was not updated to reflect 100%? I don't know...sent IRIS a bit ago...will see what happens now. But thanks again for your reply.

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You have to be 100 percent permanent and total. It is a MWR card DD form 2765.

IU counts as long as it is permanent and total.

You need toe VA to send you a letter stating your status and take it to the nearest ID card issuing location. Uaually a Base or NG, or reserve center.

Did you aweard letter say no further exams scheduled?

That is usually the key word.

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