Service Connected Matrix

There are additional benefits that you may be eligible for that are based on a favorable decision for a VA benefit and/or based on special circumstances. These are known as derivatives.

Service Connected Matrix Non Service Connected Matrix Circumstance Matrix

BENEFIT

DERIVATIVE

Non-Compensable 0 percent disability rating

·     10 point Veteran preference in federal hiring

·     No cost health care and prescription drugs for service connected disabilities
(if income limits are met)

·     Travel allowance for scheduled appointments for care at a VA medical facility or VA authorized health care facility

Compensable 0 percent disability rating*

*Note: In some instances there are individuals who have separate and more than two zero percent service connected disabilities who are paid at the minimum 10 percent. (38 CFR 3.324)

·     10 point Veteran preference in federal hiring

·     No cost healthcare and prescription drugs for service connected disabilities
(if income limits are met)

·     Travel allowance for scheduled appointments for care at a VA medical facility or VA authorized health care facility

·     Waiver of VA funding fee for VA home loan

·     Burial and plot allowance

Service connected disability rated at 10%

·     No cost health care and prescription medications for service connected disabilities

·     Travel allowance for scheduled appointments for care at a VA medical facility or VA authorized health care facility

·     Waiver of VA funding fee for home loan

·     10 point Veteran preference in federal hiring

·     Vocational Rehabilitation & Employment
(with a serious employment handicap)

·     Burial and plot allowance

Service connected disability rating at 20%

·     No cost health care and prescription medications for service connected disabilities

·     Travel allowance for scheduled appointments for care at a VA medical facility or VA authorized health care facility

·     Waiver of VA funding fee for home loan

·     10 point Veteran preference in federal hiring

·     Vocational Rehabilitation & Employment

·     Burial and plot allowance

Service connected disability rating at 30 – 40%

·     No cost health care and prescription medications for service connected disabilities

·     Travel allowance for scheduled appointments for care at a VA medical facility or VA authorized health care facility

·     Waiver of VA funding fee for home loan  

·     10 point Veteran preference in federal hiring

·         Direct hire authority

·     Vocational Rehabilitation & Employment  

·     Additional compensation for eligible dependents
(may include aid and attendance for eligible spouse)

·     Burial and plot allowance

Service connected disability rating at 50%

·     No cost health care and prescription medications

·     Travel allowance for scheduled appointments for care at a VA medical facility or VA authorized health care facility

·     Waiver of VA funding fee for home loan

·     10 point Veteran preference in federal hiring

·         Direct hire authority

·     Vocational Rehabilitation & Employment  

·     Additional compensation for eligible dependents
(may include aid and attendance for eligible spouses)

·     Concurrent receipt of military retired pay

·     Burial and plot allowance

Service connected disability rating at 60 – 90%

·     No cost health care and prescription medications

·     Travel allowance for scheduled appointments for care at a VA medical facility or VA authorized health care facility

·     Waiver of VA funding fee for home loan

·     10 point Veteran preference in federal hiring

·         Direct hire authority

·     Vocational Rehabilitation & Employment

·     Additional compensation for eligible dependents
(may include aid and attendance for eligible spouses)

·     Concurrent receipt of military retired pay

·     Individual Unemployability
(must be unemployable due to service connected disabilities)

·         Dependents Educational Assistance
(unemployable condition must be considered permanent)

·         Special restorative training

·         CHAMPVA–Civilian Health and Medical Program
(unemployable condition must be considered permanent)

·         Dental care
(if rated unemployable)

·     Burial and plot allowance

Service connected disability rating at 100%

·     No cost health care and prescription medications

·     Travel allowance for scheduled appointments for care at a VA medical facility or VA authorized health care facility

·     No cost dental care

·     Waiver of VA funding fee for home loan

·     10 point Veteran preference in federal hiring

·         Direct hire authority

·     Vocational Rehabilitation & Employment

·     Additional compensation for eligible dependents (may include aid and attendance for eligible spouses)

·     Concurrent receipt of military retired pay

·     Dependents Education Assistance (must be considered permanent.)

·  Special restorative training

·     CHAMPVA–Civilian Health and Medical Program (must be considered permanent)

·     Burial and plot allowance

·     Uniformed Services ID card

Service connected disability rating at 100% with an additional separate 60 percent service connected disability rating

·     Statutory Housebound

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