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Both the Social Security Administration (SSA) and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) administer programs that pay disability benefits to eligible individuals. The differences between the programs these agencies administer can be confusing. Each agency must follow itsbown definition of disability, as directed by laws drafted by Congress. Therefore, an individual who is eligible for benefits under a program administered by one agency is not automatically eligible for benefits under a program administered by the other agency. (Continue reading here…)

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