Resource Type:

Reference

Provided By:

SSA

Phone Number:
800-772-1213

Starting March 17, 2014, veterans who have a VA compensation rating of 100% permanent and total (P&T) may receive expedited processing of applications for Social Security disability benefits.

What do I need to know about the VA and Social Security programs?

Both Social Security and VA pay disability benefits. However, their programs, processes, and criteria for receiving benefits are very different.

To learn more about this Social Security provision, click on the link shown in the Website Address box above.