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Ask Basser - Veterans Affairs Math and other interesting items.

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Want to know how the Veterans Affairs does it's math? Baser will explain it and some other interesting things that the veteran can do.

VA Service Connected Ratings Disability Calculator

Combined Ratings Source: Veterans Affairs

If VA finds that a Veteran has multiple disabilities, VA uses the Combined Ratings Table to calculate a combined disability rating. Disability ratings are not additive, meaning that if a Veteran has one disability rated 60% and a second disability 20%, the combined rating is not 80%. This is because subsequent disability ratings are applied to an already disabled Veteran, so the 20% disability is applied to a Veteran who is already 60% disabled. Below you will find the steps VA takes to combine ratings for more than one disability and examples using the Combined Ratings Table to illustrate how combined ratings are calculated. Read Full Article