02.03.2014
Sleep apnea happens when a sleeping person stops breathing because he is unable to maintain air flow through his nose and mouth.
If you plan to file a VA disability claim for sleep apnea, it’s important that you document your symptoms and treatment, so your condition can be rated correctly.
If you think your sleep apnea is related to your service in the military, it’s important that you file a claim immediately to preserve the effective date you believe the condition first started.


If you need to appeal your sleep apnea rating decision, contact us at 402-933-5405 to discuss your situation.
In 1996, The United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) recognized sleep apnea as a disability. If you need a continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) machine to sleep, you may be considered 50 percent disabled.


If your sleep apnea causes persistent daytime hypersomnolence it will rated at 30 percent disabled.



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