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How VA Calculates Your Retroactive Disability Award

Have you recently received an award letter from the Dept. of Veterans Affairs? These days with the backlog in VA claims processing, you may have been waiting a long time for the letter to arrive.

Here's how you can figure out the amount of your retroactive payment.

Additional resources provided by the author

Reference 1. Combined Ratings Table, courtesy of The Military Order of the Purple Heart (MOPH). See weblink.

Reference 2: Benefit Rates - Compensation, courtesy of the Dept. of Veterans Affairs
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