Veterans Disability Compensation: Qualifying for Benefits

Veterans’ Compensation

Veterans’ Disability Compensation assists Veterans who have service-connected disabilities. VA compensation is based on a disability rating scale that ranges from 10% to 100%. The greater the disability rating the more compensation the veteran receives.

You qualify for Veterans’ Disability Compensation if you:

  1. Have an existing disability;
  2. The disability is service-connected; and
  3. Discharge or release was other than dishonorable