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How does retro pay work with previous awards

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Hello good people. I was just curious to know how retro pay would work in this situation? Of course this is something that could happen to me since I have a pending appeal, but I thought it would be a good question for those in a similar situation.

 

Scenario:

Awarded 30% in 11/2008

Initial appeal is dated back to 6/2009

Appeal was not worked on for years.

Awarded for new claims in 2011 & 2014 that increased my rating to 40%

If my appeal is awarded 10%(or so) higher and retro-pay is dated back to the 2009 date, do any of you know how they calculate retro pay with periods of increased ratings?

 

Thanks

Jfizzle

 

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