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Past rates: 2019 VA birth defect compensation rates

Review past 2019 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, 2018, to November 30, 2019

These tables 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. $) 330
Disability level Level II Monthly payment (in U.S. $) 1,128
Disability level Level III (most disabling) Monthly payment (in U.S. $) 1,922

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. $) 153
Disability level Level II Monthly payment (in U.S. $) 330
Disability level Level III Monthly payment (in U.S. $) 1,128
Disability level Level IV (most disabling) Monthly payment (in U.S. $) 1,922