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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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Recently rated 100% SMC-S1

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I just got rated 100% SMC-S1 yesterday but I am not P&T.  I would like to know what steps I would need to take to get my P&T?  Also, being 100% without P&T, do I get commissary ID Card and Dental? 

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I would think you do qualify for the  commissary card and dental at 100% with SMC S-1.....

I was already 100% P&T before I got SMC'S-1  when I got the SMC'S-1 They Included these benefits  again with my award packet.

You could/should request P&T

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Congrats and sorry to hear you are in that Temporary boat. I too was 100% T&P for over a year. I just filed for PTSD Increase and A&A, but only after the VA made me P&T. The VA still decided to review me a few months ago and actually reduce my scars from 30% To 10% last month, so the P&T doesnt keep the VA off our backs either bud. Yes when I was Temporary 100% I had full base assess, I am also Medically Retired as well, and I got full VA Dental Benefits and VA Life Insurance as well. Good luck and keep us posted. God Bless

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