Category: PTSD

PTSD VA Rating Statistics – The Insider’s Guide

PTSD VA Rating Statistics – The Insider’s Guide PTSD VA Rating Statistics

While PTSD VA rating statistics vary, it is estimated that veterans are FOUR times (4x) as likely to have PTSD compared to those who didn’t serve in the military. A veteran’s PTSD VA rating is determined by your level of occupational and social impairment over time. This subjective assessment is made by the VA Rater […]

How to File a VA Claim for MST PTSD

How to File a VA Claim for MST PTSD MST PTSD

Sadly, a veteran may have MST PTSD due to an in-service incident, such as a rape, assault, battery, robbery, mugging, stalking, or other form of harassment. For VA disability purposes, PTSD MST VA claims are an extremely personal and sensitive issue, and oftentimes lack sufficient evidence to prove that the in-service stressor event occurred. In […]

How to Get a VA Rating for PTSD and Depression

How to Get a VA Rating for PTSD and Depression VA Rating for PTSD and Depression

Veterans, in this post, I break down the VA Rating for PTSD and Depression. VA claims for PTSD and Depression are rated on the same general scale according to CFR 38, Part 4, Schedule for Rating Disabilities, General Rating Formula for Mental Disorders. In order to get a VA rating for PTSD and Depression, you […]

How to get 100 VA disability from the VA for PTSD

How to get 100 VA disability from the VA for PTSD 100 percent va rating for ptsd

A lot of veterans suffering from service connected PTSD want to know how to get 100 VA disability from the VA for PTSD. According to VA statistics, 13.1% of all veterans receiving disability compensation for mental health have a 100 percent rating for PTSD. The 100 PTSD rating has the most serious symptoms of occupational […]

38 CFR PTSD? How the VA Determines Your PTSD VA Rating

38 CFR PTSD? How the VA Determines Your PTSD VA Rating

In this post, we will explore the entire 38 CFR PTSD rating scale in detail. We will also examine the subjective rating criteria for PTSD, which always comes down to a veteran’s level of occupational and social impairment. VA claims for PTSD are rated from 0 percent to 100 percent. Want to learn more about […]

Automatic 50 PTSD Rating Explained

Automatic 50 PTSD Rating Explained

In this post, we will be exploring the automatic 50 PTSD rating in detail. Here’s a secret…no PTSD rating is considered “automatic” because a veteran must fit the PTSD rating criteria within the law, which is based on the level of occupational and social impairment required to meet the 50 VA disability for PTSD. However, […]

70 VA Disability for PTSD Explained

70 VA Disability for PTSD Explained

In this post, we will be exploring the 70 VA disability for PTSD rating in detail. So let’s take a minute to explore the law regarding the level of occupational and social impairment required to meet the 70 PTSD rating. Think you deserve a 100 VA disability rating for PTSD? Click HERE to read now. […]

What is a Buddy Letter for PTSD?

What is a Buddy Letter for PTSD?

A VA buddy letter for PTSD a credible statement to support your VA claim for PTSD, written by a competent individual 18 years of age or older. The buddy must have first-hand knowledge of your PTSD, the incident that caused or made your PTSD worse in the military, as well as your current level of occupational and […]