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5. 2021 Birth Defect Compensation Rates

2021 Birth Defect Compensation Rates

Rates effective December 1, 2020

The tables below show monthly payment amounts based on the severity of the child’s disability, from least to most disabling.

Vietnam and Korea Veterans' children with spina bifida

Disability level

Monthly payment (in U.S. $)


Level I (least disabling)

341

Level II

1,162

Level III (most disabling)

1,979



Women Vietnam Veterans' children with certain other birth defects

Disability level

Monthly payment (in U.S. $)

Level I (least disabling)

159

Level II

341

Level III

1,162

Level IV (most disabling)

1,979

 


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