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VA Disability Rates for Conditions in 2020 – The Definitive Guide

February 9, 2020

Veterans, how would you like to learn about the 2020 VA disability rates for conditions, using actual Veteran Benefits Administration (VBA) data as your guide?

Brian Reese here, Air Force disabled veteran, VA disability expert, and founder of VA Claims Insider.

Part of the reason we call ourselves VA Claims “Insider” is because we get access to and make sense of data and information that nobody else does—this blog post is no exception!

For the first time ever, VA Claims Insider has data-mined the Top 10 VA disability rates for conditions in 2020 based on the Veteran Benefits Administration (VBA) Fiscal Year (FY) 2018-2019 report to Congress regarding VA disability compensation.

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List of the Top 10 VA Disability Rates for Conditions

VA Disability Compensation Rates for Conditions in 2020

VA Disability Compensation Rates for Conditions
VA Disability Compensation Rates for Conditions

VA disability compensation is a tax-free monetary benefit paid to disabled veterans with service-connected disabilities that are the result of a disease or injury incurred or aggravated during their active duty military service.

The 2020 VA disability pay amount is determined according to a veteran’s combined VA disability rating, which is rated on a scale from 10% to 100%, with breaks at 20%, 30%, 40%, 50%, 60%, 70%, 80%, and 90%.

While a 0% VA disability rating is still considered “service connected” with some VA benefits, the 0 percent VA rating is not eligible for monthly tax-free compensation benefits.

Compensation may also be paid for VA disabilities that are secondary to disabilities occurring in service and for disabilities presumed to be related to circumstances of military service, even though they may arise after the veteran has left active duty military service.

Generally, the more severe a veteran’s disabilities, the higher the VA disability rating assigned, which means a higher tax-free monetary benefit each month.

>> Wondering about the VA disability payment dates in 2020? Click HERE now.

2020 VA Disability Rates for Conditions Pay Chart Summary

VA Disability Rating 2019 VA Disability Rates for Conditions 2020 VA Disability Rates for Conditions
10% $140.05 $142.29
20% $276.84 $281.27
30% $428.83 $435.69
40% $617.73 $627.61
50% $879.36 $893.43
60% $1,113.86 $1,131.68
70% $1,403.71 $1,426.17
80% $1,631.69 $1,657.80
90% $1,833.62 $1,862.96
100% $3,057.13 $3,106.04

In 2020, VA disability pay rates for conditions rose by 1.6%, which means veterans received a relatively small increase versus their 2019 VA pay.

The new 2020 VA disability rates for conditions were effective December 1, 2019.

>> Click HERE to see the complete list of VA disability rates 2020, which includes VA pay with dependents.

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Table of Average VA Disability Rates for Conditions

VA Disability Body System Total Number of All VA Disabilities Percent of All VA Disabilities Average VA Disability Percentages for Conditions
Musculoskeletal 9,232,650 36.7% 10%
Auditory 3,363,237 13.4% 10%
Neurological 2,842,749 11.3% 10%
Skin 2,719,071 10.8% 0%
Mental 1,754,644 7.0% 70%
Respiratory 1,147,705 4.6% 0%
Digestive 1,049,665 4.2% 0%
Cardiovascular 997,129 4.0% 10%
Genitourinary 837,693 3.3% 0%
Endocrine 515,030 2.1% 20%
The Eyes 298,751 1.2% 0%
Gynecological 129,502 0.5% 0%
Dental and Oral 118,309 0.5% 10%
Hemic and Lymphatic 68,280 0.3% 0%
Infection/Immune 52,714 0.2% 0%
Total of All VA Disabilities 25,127,129 100% Average VA Rating = 10%

How to Increase Your VA Disability Rating

? Veterans, now that you’ve seen the 2020 VA disability pay chart, maybe you want to learn how to get the VA disability rating and compensation YOU deserve in less time.

If so, join VA Claims Insider Elite, get instant access to the ELITE Experience Portal (EEP) and $13,119 worth of proprietary VA claim resources today for FREE, and have our medical team get started on your VA disability claim:

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How would you like to learn 3 SECRETS to Getting a 100 Percent VA Disability Rating that may help you get the VA benefits you deserve in less time?

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In my brand-new FREE 45-minute video training you’ll learn 3 Secret VA Disability Claim Tips that could get you a higher VA disability rating, in less time, even if you’ve already been denied VA compensation benefits.

Here’s what you’ll learn in today’s VA Claim SECRETS video training:

⭐️ VA Disability Rates for Conditions Tip #1: “How to Get a VA Disability Increase, Take Control of YOUR claim, Get an Immediate VA Disability Rating Increase, and Have it Decided 6 Months FASTER.”

⭐️ VA Ratings for Conditions Tip #2: “How to Legally, Morally, Ethically, and Medically Get a 100 Percent VA Disability Rating and Over $3,000/month, Tax-Free, for Life” (This One Is Easier Than You Might Think!)

⭐️ VA Disability Rating Increase Tip #3: “How to Write Your Statement in Support of a Claim and Obtain Buddy Letters, So YOU Can Get the VA Rating and Compensation You Deserve.”

How to Get a 100 Percent VA Disability Rating

WATCH: “How to Get a 100% VA Rating!”

About The Author

Brian Reese is a VA disability claim expert, former USAF captain, and founder of VA Claims Insider – “The Most Trusted Name in Education-Based Resources for Veterans.”

His frustration with the 8-step VA disability claims process led him to create “VA Claims Insider,” which provides U.S. military veterans with tips, strategies, and lessons learned for successfully submitting or re-submitting a winning VA disability compensation claim.

Brian Reese Air Force
Brian Reese Air Force Officer

Brian is also the CEO of Military Disability Made Easy, which is the world’s largest free searchable database for all things related to DoD disability and VA disability, and has served more than 5,000,000 military members and veterans since its founding in 2013.

His eBook, the “9 Secrets Strategies for Winning Your VA Disability Claim” has been downloaded more than 300,000 times in the past three years and is the #1 rated free VA disability claims guide for veterans.

He is a former active duty Air Force officer with extensive experience leading hundreds of individuals and multi-functional teams in challenging international environments, including a combat tour to Afghanistan in 2011 supporting Operation ENDURING FREEDOM.

Brian is a Distinguished Graduate of Management from the United States Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, CO and he holds an MBA from Oklahoma State University’s Spears School of Business, Stillwater, OK, where he was a National Honor Scholar (Top 1% of Graduate School class).

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