(Daily Republic) -In some cases, a veteran’s disability is not severe enough to qualify for a 100 percent rating under the Veterans Affairs rating schedule, yet the veteran can’t obtain or hold on to a job because of that disability.

There is a VA benefit option to address this situation. The benefit known as Total Disability due to Individual Unemployability (TDIU) grants the veteran the equivalent of a 100 percent rating. The veteran is paid at the 100 percent rate even though their “true rating” is something less than 100 percent.

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