The amount of time it takes for the VA to respond to an initial disability-related claim varies. This average wait-time is updated by the VA each month.
What Do I Do if My VA Claim is Denied?
As soon as your VA disability claim is denied, your first step is to decide if you want to appeal.
What is the 2023 VA Disability Payment Schedule?
Direct deposits for VA disability payments are made on the first of every month unless it falls on a weekend or a federal holiday.
Can I Get Income from Rental Properties and Receive TDIU?
Veterans can receive income from rental properties and still be eligible to receive TDIU, but certain restrictions apply.
How do I Appeal a VA Disability Denial?
To appeal a VA decision, there are three options: file for a higher-level review, file a supplemental appeal, or appeal directly to the BVA.
Can a Veteran Be Denied VA Benefits?
The VA can deny a veteran’s claim for benefits for multiple reasons. However, veterans can appeal a denial. Learn more here.
Am I Eligible for VA Disability with a Clemency Discharge?
In short, no. Clemency does not change your discharge characterization. However, you may be able to upgrade your DD214 to get VA benefits.
Do I get back pay for VA disability appeals?
Since appeals draw out the VA disability process, your backpay will be even bigger if you aren’t approved the first time and have to appeal the VA denial.
What is an incapacitating episode?
Some veterans suffer from incapacitating episodes. The more frequent the episodes are, the higher the VA rating you qualify for.
Can I get SSDI with 100%?
Veterans can receive Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) with a 100% VA rating. The Social Security Administration works independently from the VA. This means your rating from the VA will not negatively impact your SSDI claim. In fact, your rating can be used to help your case as evidence of your disability. Since the programs […]