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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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VA status changed from TDIU P&T to Schedular P&T


I was awarded 100% TDIU P&T effective in 2011, I had a few other claims being processed. About two years ago, I was awarded a new 50% rating and the VA appears to have moved me to 100% schedular P&T. No future exams. I have a few questions. Does VA moving me to 100% schedular eliminate my TDIU status in the VA eyes? The reason I'm asking is I was thinking about getting a part time job to keep busy and pay into SS to complete my 40 quarters. It was my understanding that if you were TDIU you can not be employed. But, since the VA changed my status to 100% P&T does that open the door for me to work at all?

Also, after 10 years or more being rated at 100% P&T does that provide my spouse  access to DIC?

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Being IU and 100% scheduler is possible.  If one condition is considered to cause your IU and you have other conditions that are 60% you are qualified for SMC S.  Otherwise you have to be 100% schedul

I was awarded TDIU in 1999 because my service connected back injury got worse, and I was forced into retirement from Federal civil service... In 2007,  I was awarded 100% for my lung condition because

@Buck52 This is one of those things that chaps my hide about the VA and their reporting & notification processes. If a vet is TDIU and then gets bumped to Schedular, the VA does not expl

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On 6/12/2019 at 8:09 AM, foreveryoung said:



Thanks for the reply. I do use e benefits, but I don't see anything marked EOB in the search area. It does state on VA letter head e benefits allows you print that I'm still P&T and no future exams. I see nothing about TDIU, just 100%. When I was first rated TDIU, I was rated at 90%. After my last award of 50% it changed to 100%.


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