Posts in:October, 2015

VA Ratings and Social Security Disability

Posted October 2, 2015 by Premier Disability Services, LLC® We often receive questions from frustrated clients wondering why their Social Security Disability claim was denied when the Veterans’ Administration (VA) has rated them as 100% disabled. The reason is that the standards used to determine disability in both programs are different. Due to the difference in the programs, Social Security (SSA) is not required to follow the determination made by the VA. However, a VA rating can constitute compelling evidence supporting a Social Security Disability claim.