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TDIU P&T, can you get much higher?


allansc2005

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Morning folks, hope all is well.

Got a veteran who was just awarded TDIU P&T, and one of his conditions used for that TDIU is PTSD which was previously rated at 70%.

 

Q. Can that PTSD be used as a precursor to obtain a SINGLE 100% scheduler rating, thus opening the door for seeking SMCs?

The veteran has a few other conditions that are not included in the TDIU for which a 60% rating is achievable in order to qualify for SMCs.

 

It's my understanding that the entire TDIU award in itself DOES NOT count as a SINGLE condition-100% that's required to file for SMCs.

Thanks,

 

Allan 2-2-0 HOOAH!!

 

 

 

 

 

 

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I agree with broken solider   ...if your TDIU P&T Paid at the 100% rate   then your considered a 100% veteran  rather or not you have a rating under the 100%,  when they make you IU  your paid at the 100% rate and get the same benefits as the 100%schedule Veteran...if they add the P&T then you get the extra benefits and ChampVA for spouse and educational allowances for spouse and kids. under 23.

a 70% VETERAN THAT WAS GRANTED THE IU  IS CONCIDERED TO BE 100%

If you ever file for another condition separate from your original condition  and is service connected. And a rating given 60% OR HIGHER for that condition  this opens up the Door for SMC S Housebound about 375.00 monthly added to your IU/100 PERCENT RAING.   its a statutory rating  and the Rater is obligated to rate you for the SMC -S if they don't then Appeal and ask for the SMC S.

And Remember to pay attrition to all these dates...that very important.

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