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SMC without Disability Pay?


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I am trying to figure out some information. Is it possible to have Special Monthly Compensation WITHOUT Disability pay? I was under the impression that you got both or you just got disability pay, but never SMC by itself.

 

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I put Disability but I meant Disability Pay
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2 hours ago, Bugaboo said:

I am trying to figure out some information. Is it possible to have Special Monthly Compensation WITHOUT Disability pay? I was under the impression that you got both or you just got disability pay, but never SMC by itself.

 

The SMC Table rates include the Disability payment amount plus the SMC payment.

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