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Past rates: 2018 VA birth defect compensation rates

View past 2018 VA compensation rates for Vietnam and Korea Veterans’ children who have spina bifida as well as for women Vietnam Veterans’ children with certain other birth defects.

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Rates effective December 1, 2017, to November 30, 2018

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. $)
Disability level Level I (least disabling)
Monthly payment (in U.S. $)
321
Disability level Level II
Monthly payment (in U.S. $)
1,097
Disability level Level III (most disabling)
Monthly payment (in U.S. $)
1,869

Women Vietnam Veterans' children with certain other birth defects

Disability level
Monthly payment (in U.S. $)
Disability level Level I (least disabling)
Monthly payment (in U.S. $)
148
Disability level Level II
Monthly payment (in U.S. $)
321
Disability level Level III
Monthly payment (in U.S. $)
1,097
Disability level Level IV (most disabling)
Monthly payment (in U.S. $)
1,869
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