Ischemic Heart Disease – VA Disability

Ischemic Heart Disease VA

The VA is now granting veterans benefits claims for ischemic heart disease to Vietnam War veterans and Korean War veterans exposed to Agent Orange. To learn more about your potential VA disability claim for ischemic heart disease read below or call an experienced VA disability attorney for free! (888) 959-9908

What is ischemic heart disease?

Ischemic heart disease is any heart condition that reduces blood-flow to the heart. Ischemic heart disease is often directly related to coronary artery disease or atherosclerosis. Ischemic heart disease is often from diabetes, hypertension, or high cholesterol levels.

Why is ischemic heart disease compensated by the VA?

VA disability compensates veterans with ischemic heart disease who were exposed to Agent Orange in the Vietnam War or Korean War. Agent Orange caused dozens of life-threatening impairments the VA now grants disbility for.  Agent Orange is a major factor in many VA disability claims for ischemic heart disease. Many veterans filing VA disability claims for ischemic heart disease have had diabetes, coronary artery disease, or atherosclerosis for years. Even if those impairments have not yet been rated by the VA you may still be entitled to VA disability for ischemic heart disease.

I was denied VA disability for ischemic heart disease. Should I appeal?

Yes! Every day many are veterans are unjustly denied VA disability for ischemic heart disease. Many veterans are winning their VA disability appeals for ischemic heart disease that were previously wrongly denied.  Our suggestion is to contact an experienced veterans benefits lawyer for free. Remember, the VA will have an attorney, shouldn’t you? The call is free. The consultation is free! Most importantly Woods and Woods only gets paid if we win your case! No recovery, no fee! Call now (888) 959-9908 or click here.

Woods and Woods has helped thousands of veterans, widows of veterans, and their families. We have teams of lawyers, paralegals, and case-managers to work directly with you on your VA disability claim for ischemic heart disease. Appealing a denied VA disability claim for ischemic heart disease can be difficult. VA Disability is an area of law and it can get complicated quickly! Don’t get overwhelmed with paperwork, appointments, and VA jargon: let Woods and Woods help you today!

Are VA disability claims for ischemic heart disease hard to win?

They can be. The VA will have attorneys fighting your VA disability claim for ischemic heart disease. This is why you should work with a lawyer on your VA disability claim for ischemic heart disease. Experienced veterans disability attorneys know what can help your claim. There is a lot of paperwork as well. Many veterans are already receiving VA disability for ischemic heart disease but are seeking an increased rating because their impairments have worsened. To learn more about Increased Ratings click here. Every year the VA is changing the regulations on how to win VA disability claims. To read more about some of the more recent changes in VA law click here.

What are the eligibility requirements for VA disability and ischemic heart disease?

  1. The veteran must have a discharge that is not dishonorable.  Dishonorable discharges disqualify you from receiving VA disability benefits for ischemic heart disease.
  2. The veteran must have a diagnosis considered to be an ischemic heart disease. Remember, ischemic heart disease is considered any impairment that may restrict blood-flow to the heart. There are many impairments that are covered under VA disability for ischemic heart disease.
  3. The veteran must file a claim. No matter how strong of a VA disability claim you must have for ischemic heart disease, you will not receive benefits if you fail to file a claim. Many veterans are under the impression that their VA clinic or doctor will automatically file a VA disability claim for ischemic heart disease if they are found to have reduced blood-flow to the heart. You must start the process of filing a claim.
  4. The veteran must have been exposed to Agent Orange in the Vietnam War or Korean War to be considered for VA disability compensation for ischemic heart disease.

I’m receiving Social Security Disability- can I also receive VA disability for ischemic heart disease?

Yes! Veterans can receive both Social Security Disability and VA Disability at the same time! However, if you were denied your Social Security Disability you may still be eligible for Veterans Benefits.  VA disability benefits for ischemic heart disease come from a separate benefit program than do Social Security Disability benefits. The two disability benefits programs also have different eligibility requirements. If you have any questions about your Social Security Disability claim and your VA Disability claim for ischemic heart disease call Woods and Woods for free help today or click here for a free consultation! (888) 959-9908.

Can an attorney help me with my VA disability claim for ischemic heart disease?

Yes! We have helped thousands of veterans and their families with VA disability claims. The VA is a huge government bureaucracy that unjustly denies claims everyday. Many of our clients call because they simply don’t know what to do  next on their potential VA disability claim for ischemic heart disease. We can help you through the maze of the Veterans Administration.

You can afford a lawyer! You don’t owe us a cent until we win your case. Our fee is a percentage of your backpay and we never touch your future benefits. The VA will have a lawyer fighting your claim, shouldn’t you an attorney fighting for you? You served our country and we are here to serve you! The call is free. The consultation is free. Click here or call today:(888) 959-9908.