How To Increase VA Disability Rating from 80% to 100%

How To Increase VA Disability Rating from 80% to 100%

Increasing your VA disability rating from 80% to 100% can dramatically impact the benefits you receive and deserve.  While getting the VA to grant this increase may be difficult the benefits to your quality of life may be well worth it.

Our veteran disability advocates believe that those who have served our country valiantly, deserve to be cared for properly. We have the expertise and experience to navigate the complex VA system to help veterans increase their VA disability ratings.

What Benefits Can I Expect Based on My Rating?

According to the VA’s 2022 disability compensation rates, if you have an 80% rating you will receive $1,778.43 per month if you have no dependents. However, with a 100% disability rating that number can increase to $3,332.06 per month.  Monthly compensation typically increases if you have dependents (spouse and/or children).   The full list of compensation rates can be found on the VA website here.

How Do I Increase My VA Disability Rating?

It is very difficult to obtain a 100% rating for your disability from the VA but is doable. You will need to provide enough medical evidence to the VA that your disability has worsened, or that you have developed a subsequent disability that can be directly linked to your time in service, or is secondary to your granted conditions.

As you age a condition can grow worse and moreover, it is likely to happen.  The VA is aware of this and accepts requests to review your rating with evidence your condition is declining over time. 

The VA will need proof that your condition is worsening.  Some useful evidence you will need to prove your case is your medical records which show some of the following:

·   Hospitalizations

·   Treatment plans

·   Medications

·   Therapy

You may also be required to undergo a medical exam with a VA-appointed medical professional.

Contact a Veterans Disability Advocate Today

Do you have questions about how to increase your disability rating?  Don’t worry, our experts at Veterans Help Group are here to help.  Contact us for assistance in navigating the VA and obtaining an increased VA disability rating. Call our office at (855) 855-8992, or complete our contact form to schedule an appointment today.  There is no risk when you contact Veterans Help Group because you don’t pay a fee unless we win your claim.

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