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I was awarded retro evaluation for hep c dating back 9/9/08. and cost of living adjust for 12/01/08. the amount for hep c is 1100 and cost living adjustment is 1500. Should hepc amount be multiplied x12?

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Can you be a little more specific with your post? Your grant of 09/08 and now it is 11/10 what do you mean x12??

You have me perplexed...

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I'm also not sure exactly what you are asking----

You had a retroactive award award dated 9/9/08 ?

You said the amount for Hep C is 1100 I assume that was as of 9/9/08, and that it's a monthly rate. The actual rate depends on disability % awarded, and any dependents. You appear to have rounded the amount, are at 60% and have dependents.

1100 and 1500 seem to be rounded amounts. based on the VA schedule.

Then you said on 12/1/08 the amount was changed to 1500 ?

If so, then it's likely that the new rate applied starting 12/01/08, and continued for 09.

So, at least the 09 rate would be 1500x12. To figure retro, you would have to know the exact rate for each intervening year between then and now.

For the exact amounts --

http://www.vba.va.gov/bln/21/rates/index.htm

(The VA does not always get it correct on retro)

I was awarded retro evaluation for hep c dating back 9/9/08. and cost of living adjust for 12/01/08. the amount for hep c is 1100 and cost living adjustment is 1500. Should hepc amount be multiplied x12?

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