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Special Claims

Veterans may be eligible for other types of disability compensation once VA determines that a disability is service connected. Special VA disability compensation programs include individual unemployability, automobile allowance, clothing allowance, prestabilization, hospitalization, convalescence, dentistry, and birth defects. If you are a Veteran with a service-connected disability rating, you may be eligible for special compensation to help with the following:

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Please note: Content on this Web page is for informational purposes only. It is not intended to provide legal advice or to be a comprehensive statement or analysis of applicable statutes, regulations, and case law governing this topic. Rather, it’s a plain-language summary. If you are seeking claims assistance, your local VA regional office, a VA-recognized Veterans Service Organization, or a VA-accredited attorney or agent can help. Search Accredited Attorneys, Claims Agents, or Veterans Service Organizations (VSO) Representatives.