• VA proposes updates to disability rating schedules for respiratory, auditory and mental disorders body systems

    In late 2017, VA began a multi-year effort to revise and update the VASRD, or VA Schedule for Rating Disabilities. The VASRD’s 15 body systems had seen periodic rating criteria updates, but this continuing effort reflects the first comprehensive review since 1945.

    Today, VA announced its eighth update: respiratory, auditory, and mental disorders body systems.

  • VA updates disability rating schedules for genitourinary and cardiovascular systems

    The latest update in the VA Schedule for Rating Disabilities (VASRD) at Title 38 Code of Federal Regulations is for genitourinary and cardiovascular regulations. The newest regulations take effect on Nov. 14. 

  • VA updates rating criteria for musculoskeletal and muscle injuries

    In late 2017, VA began a multi-year effort to revise and update the VASRD, or VA Schedule for Rating Disabilities. The VASRD's 15 body systems had seen periodic updates, but this continuing effort reflects the first comprehensive review in 70+ years. Today, VA announced its next update: The musculoskeletal system and muscle injuries. 

  • Updated VA rating schedule includes Infectious Diseases, Immune Disorders, Nutritional Deficiencies

    The newest revision to the VA schedule for rating disabilities includes updates to infectious diseases, immune disorders and nutritional deficiencies.

  • Latest revision to VA’s rating schedule includes the hematologic and lymphatic systems

    Effective December 9, 2018, there is a new rating schedule for the hematologic and lymphatic systems, which addresses conditions related to the blood.

  • VA continues update to rating schedule with latest revision on skin conditions

    No conditions were removed from the new rating schedule for skin conditions. However, several diagnostic codes assigned to various skin conditions were restructured or revised as VA aims to have the rating schedule better reflect modern medicine

  • VA updates compensation rating criteria, adds women-specific conditions to the schedule

    The new rating schedule guarantees both men and women Veterans are evaluated equally.

  • VA updates rating criteria for dental disabilities

    For the first time since 1945, VA is updating the entire rating schedule to more accurately reflect modern medicine.

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