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TDIU And SSDI: What Do The Agencies’ Interaction Mean For Vocational Experts?

The Role Of Vocational Experts In TDIU Cases and SSDI Cases? What is the role of vocational experts in TDIU cases and SSDI cases? According to an article by Muller et al. (2004). In recent years, there have been pushes to have more coordination between the Department of Veteran’s Affairs (VA) disability compensation program and Social Security Administration (SSA)’s disability programs. This has been done to help improve the interaction between the two organizations.  It [...]

The Role of A Vocational Expert in A TDIU Claim

A vocational assessment can provide valuable information for decision-makers regarding Total Disability Individual Unemployability cases, also known as TDIU cases and help answer whether a veteran's service-connected disabilities prevent him or her from securing substantially gainful employment ("SGE"). The Department of Veterans Affairs ("VA") defines SGE as "employment that is ordinarily followed by the nondisabled to earn their livelihood with earnings common to the particular occupation in the community where the veteran resides. The VA [...]

Older Veterans and TDIU: The Unique Vocational Challenges for a Growing Population

Older Veterans and TDIU: The Unique Vocational Challenges for a Growing Population Veterans claiming disability has long since been a growing population, including those veterans who are collecting Total Disability Based on Individual Employability (TDIU). From 2013 onward, the number of older veterans receiving disability benefits, in general, has increased. According to an article published by GAO in 2015, there was a 73% increase in the subgroup of beneficiaries who were aged 65 and older. [...]

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TDIU claim | What is our role?

TDIU claim Role of a Vocational Expert in a TDIU claim Authors: Devin Lessne, MA, MS, CRC, CDMS, ABVE/F, PVE, IPEC and Claire Ziegler, MA, CRC, IPEC What Are Vocational Assessments for TDIU Claims? A vocational assessment can provide valuable information for decision-makers on Total Disability Individual Unemployability cases, also known as TDIU cases. A vocational assessment can show whether a veteran’s service-connected disabilities prevent them from securing employment. The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) [...]