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10% for Rhinitis

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Hello,

I'm currently 100% P&T and received 10% for Rhinitis (PACT Act) on 12/11. the effective date is 8/22.

My question is will I receive backpay for that one Year? 

I've had rhinitis since 2006 and only due to the PACT ACT, am I now receiving a positive claim after being denied for many years.

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Hopefully I am understanding your question correctly. If you were already 100%, there would be no additional compensation for the extra 10% award for the rhinitis, and thus no retro pay due.

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I agree with Mr. Cripps.  However, IDK your other disabiliities, but, there is a chance if you have a single 100 percent plus an additional 60 percent combined(seperate and distinct)  you should get a nice chunk of backpay for SMC S.  

You can use a disability calculator, or backpay calculator to figure it out.  If the letter does not state you were awarded SMC S, and you met the criteria above, you should appeal and/or apply for smc s.  

You may or may not meet SMC S criteria with or without the extra 10 percent.  However, the extra 10 percent could be a difference maker in whether or not you get smc s.  

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Another thing is when you were made 100% if it was made after 2006 and if you get an earlier effective date to 2006 it could possibly put you to earlier effective date to your 100%. But thats a lot of what ifs my head-hurts…. Lol

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