Good point.....as of now, I'm rated at 60% via the VA and was just approved for CRSC at the rate of 50% (audit being conducted as we speak to reflect 60% as well). I'm a regular retiree with 25 yrs (Army).Re: The 2013 posts
You should also consider Mike Parker’s added remarks:
“There is another factor in play that needs to be condidered if your DoD disability retirement is greater than your total VA disability compensation. The amount of DoD retirement above the amount of LOS retirement will still offset any amount of CRSC due.”
“In short, you should get an amount between DoD and the VA that equals your total VA and the lesser of your VA compensation for combat related conditions and your LOS retirement amount. You should not get less than this. There are situations where an individual will get more than this amount. It happens when their DoD disability retirement is greater than their total VA and their LOS retirement amount/VA comp for combat related conditions.”
IF you have a regular retirement rather than a disability retirement, the computation is straightforward.
Example: All my VA compensation (100%) was approved as combat related by the Army CRSC board. My VA comp is more than my regular retirement military retirement; therefore, all my waived retired pay is replaced by CRSC.
In cases where a “regular retiree “ receives CRSC rate/approval less than the VA comp percentage, it is usually best to select CRDP (if eligible) because more retired pay will be waived than restored via CRSC in that type case.