Wednesday, September 13, 2017
VA updates rating criteria for dental disabilities
If you’ve ever wondered how VA rates disabilities for compensation, you’ll be interested to know that after more than 70 years we doing a review and update of the rating criteria for all 15 body systems.Previous updates have been done as needed, but this is the first comprehensive review of the VA Schedule for Rating Disabilities.
The first of these updates, for Dental and Oral Conditions, went into effect September 10. This update includes updated medical terms, new diagnostic codes for conditions previously rated under other conditions, and added disability levels. No existing dental or oral conditions were removed.