Loss of one hand.

Deafness in both ears.

Loss of one hand and one foot.

Loss of both legs at the region of the knee.

Loss of both arms at the region of the elbow.

Loss of both arms so near the shoulder that it prevents the use of a prosthetic appliance.

Paralysis of both lower extremities (paraplegia) along with bowel and bladder incontinence.

Disabilities serious enough that the veteran needs advanced levels of aid and attendance.

Special Monthly Compensation

$100

$700 - 900

$1,000 - $1,300

$1,600 - 1,900

$2,100

$5,300

Special Monthly Compensation

$100

Loss of one hand.

$100

Deafness in both ears.

$700 - 900

Loss of one hand and one foot.

$1,000 - $1,300

Loss of both legs at the region of the knee.

$1,600 - 1,900

Loss of both arms at the region of the elbow.

$2,100

Loss of both arms so near the shoulder that it prevents the use of a prosthetic appliance.

$2,100

Paralysis of both lower extremities (paraplegia) along with bowel and bladder incontinence.

$5,300

Disabilities serious enough that the veteran needs advanced levels of aid and attendance.

* All numbers for veterans alone without spouses or dependents. Special monthly compensation rates are added to monthy disability payments. A veteran with a 100% rating is paid $2,858.24 a month.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Code of Federal Regulations..