disability

  1. aliceaje

    3 Attept at MEB initiation

    So I have been dealing with diagnosed tremors (orthostatic, and essential), and polyneuropathy. Over the course of nearly 2 years, since the time of the diagnosis, I have had 2 MEB packets sent up, both denied withing 2 weeks. So now, we just did an NTC rotation, and I noticed the symptoms...
  2. D

    Army Reserve Medical Board, unfit for duty process, DA 7574-1 usefulness, requesting assistance in understanding options

    First, please advise if there is a better forum to post this in, I know there are a ton of different ones here. I am 30% for PTSD, although that is currently being reevaluated for an increase and I expect to be 50%, or 70%. My symptoms include suicidal ideation (active, and passive) and daily...
  3. T

    Medboard

    I served 5 years active duty at ft hood and did two tours to Afghanistan. I have been blown up and have a blown disc (been issued a back brace and medication) have very bad PTSD and have panic attack multiple times a week.been diagnosed with a serious depression and anxiety. I switch to the...
  4. C

    Fit for Duty determination due to Non-Service Connected Disability

    I have recently been determined unfit for duty due to a non-service connected disability and I have a few questions. Back story: I was involved in a vehicle accident in which I was injured and have a non-service connected disability. I was determined unfit for duty by my State surgeon and was...
  5. B

    LAS

    Hello I was just informed that I’m being medically retired @ 80%. I have the option to apply for LAS, but at what cost? Will regular longevity retirement as well as disibility checks be cut like concurrent reciept? I’ve seen other posts that their disability was lowered after completion of LAS...
  6. F

    SSDI Reconsideration

    I am currently at the tail end of my MEB/PEB phase and am almost out of the military. I have a proposed rating of 100% P&T from the VA. I applied for SSDI in December and was denied. I filed for reconsideration and am still in limbo. I understand that SSDI has different standards for...
  7. M

    Miracles STILL exist! (Anecdote/Inquiry)

    Hello Comrades, Developed Type 1 Diabetes on Active Duty in in SEP 2002. I met an ANGEL online. I was told by an AMVETs rep when I discharged--after looking through all of my service records--I WOULD ONLY QUALIFY FOR 40%, that there were no more ratable conditions in my records. FFWD...
  8. J

    SSDI C/E Help!

    Good day all, I am writing with a plight regarding my SSDI claim. I have been suffering for about 16 months now with severe major depressive disorder, panic disorder w/ Agoraphobia, with two psychiatrists overseeing my care and a therapist whom I see twice per week. Due to my agoraphobia and...
  9. A

    Denial SSDI

    My husband was just denied SSDI, he is 90% VA disabled due to several physical and mental ailments that are all service connected. It states that there wasn’t sufficient vocational info in the denial and only lists one of the many ailments we described in the paperwork initially. Any input on...
  10. M

    Taxes on Social Security Disability and VA?

    During this tax year I received disability while on active duty, separated and began receiving VA disability in addition to SSD. Will I pay taxes on my disability?
  11. catherinemedboard

    TDRL is now 3 years instead of 5? Help!

    I am now a veteran who in the past few months have been placed on TDRL. Recently I went to base to get a new Veteran ID card since the old one had my married last name. Apparently there was an error in my card which scanned the expiration date to 2020 instead of 2022. When the gentleman at the...
  12. R

    SSDI didnt get my mail

    Good afternoon. I received my long form EVAL SSA-45-BK form and mailed it 2 weeks ago. I called up the SSA # and she didnt see it being received in the CPU. I have it signed for. Is it too early for them to get it? I assume there are more mails to open and finish in front of me. Is this normal...
  13. H

    change in rating while still in "review of evidence"

    Hello all, I had a few deferred conditions after my MEB, and a few months ago had a C&P exam for them. My claim for those conditions is still in the "review of evidence" stage, but my rating has suddenly changed on ebenefits. I can see the status (service connection % or "not service...
  14. catherinemedboard

    VA Disability Award Letter? Payment question!

    So i medically retired 22Jun17 and I did not receive my check for the first of july which was expected. However, when I called the VA to see when I will start getting paid, they did say i have to wait for my Disability award letter to come in the mail. Then i can submit that to the registration...
  15. A

    Applying for SSDI...New to the process

    Good morning, My husband is getting ready to file for SSDI, but we are stationed at Osan AB, Korea. He is currently being med boarded (they're about to send him TDY to Travis AFB, CA in order to complete his ratings) out of the military at almost 17 years. We're pretty bummed about it, but...
  16. A

    Can I apply for TERA while going through an MEB?

    Hello everyone. First, thank you ahead of time for the help! I have been in the Air Force for almost 17 1/2 years now. I am going through an MEB for my back and was just offered 20% disability for my back and a medical separation including 80% VA disability. I am going to appeal to the formal...
  17. S

    I need Help with a lot of stuff.

    I started terminal leave and house hunting leave on December 2nd and am still on it until my eas which is January 20. I can't see the VA until after that date so no complaints there. When I moved I did a DITY move and weighed my own belongings. I heard you get two payments for travel one being...
  18. H

    Advice needed! Disability percentage question

    Hello all I haven't met with my PEBLO yet for my official ratings, but the MSC was able to give me an overview of what my rating is. Its currently 90%. The kicker is, my referred condition, the reason I got boarded, was rated at 0%. My questions are: Will this mean that my rating will be 0%DOD...
  19. J

    Rating Accuracy - using www.militarydisabilitymadeeasy.com

    Hi everyone, my attorney gave me this website to help estimate my ratings while we wait for the VA's decision, militarydisabilitymadeeasy.com. Has anyone compared their final VA ratings with what is listed on this website? Hoping what I have estimated from this website will be what is actually...
  20. J

    Rating Accuracy - militarydisabilitymadeeasy.com

    Hi everyone, my attorney gave me this website to help estimate my ratings while we wait for the VA's decision, militarydisabilitymadeeasy.com. Has anyone compared their final VA ratings with what is listed on this website? Hoping what I have estimated from this website will be what is actually...
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