VA 100 percent disability ratings can be confusing

By Sandy Britt: Veterans are often confused about Department of Veterans Affairs 100 percent disability ratings and whether or not they can work if rated at 100 percent.There are several types of 100 percent disability ratings. One is when a veteran’s service-connected disabilities combine to 100 percent. If a veteran reaches 100 percent this way, he can work full-time.Another type of 100 percent rating is known as TDIU or IU, which stands for Total Disability/Individual Unemployability. This is a specific type of claim made by a veteran, requesting he be paid at the 100 percent rate even though his disabilities do not combine to 100. Read article here: