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Wanted to see SMC is available for the following

1. Rated 100% for IHD

2. Rated 70 % for PTSD

3. Rated 50% for Chronic low back syndrome

4. Rated 20 % for Hypertension

5. Rated 10% for PAD

6. Rated 10% for Anyurisam.

Currently receiving 100% plus housebound (SMK?)

Thanks

RT

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Are you sure it is not SMC Housebound and a K award?

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You will be rated SMC S for housebound. SMC K is for Loss of use of creative organ like ED. Or Kidneys.

J

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Hi,

The SMC is (SMC1) housebound based on 100% for IHD plus 70% for PTSD.

I look at the NVLSP documents on SMC. Seem that if you have SMC S and have additional disabiliets at 50% to 90% the VA should pay you additional compensation, The report said a 1/2 step up so SMC would be SMC1 1/2.

Don;t know what the amount would be.

It under 38 C.F.R. & 3.350 /additional disability at 50%, if seprate disabilites combine to 50%-90% SMC is increased a half step.

Thanks

RT

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The next step fpor SMC S is L. and thats about it unless you have a loss of use.

Those regs are a bit confusiong but SMC S is not included in the first part of the regs. If it were, I would be at a SMC level of O.

J

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