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VA RIN: 2900-AQ82 Publication ID: Spring 2022 
Title: Schedule for Rating Disabilities; Mental Disorders 
Abstract:

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) amends the portion of the rating schedule dealing with mental disorders, including revising the General Rating Formula for Mental Disorders and removing the separate General Rating Formula for Eating Disorders in the VA Schedule for Rating Disabilities (VASRD or rating schedule). The final rule reflects changes made by the American Psychological Association's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders 5 (DSM-5), advances in medical knowledge, and recommendations from VA’s Mental Disorders Work Group.

 
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs(VA)  Priority: Economically Significant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Proposed Rule Stage 
Major: Yes  Unfunded Mandates: No 
CFR Citation: 38 CFR 4.130   
Legal Authority: 38 U.S.C. 501(a)    38 U.S.C. 1155   
Legal Deadline:  None
Timetable:
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  02/15/2022  87 FR 8498   
NPRM Comment Period End  04/18/2022 
Final Action  01/00/2023 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: None 
Small Entities Affected: No  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Information URL: www.regulations.gov  
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Ioulia Vvedenskaya M.D.
Medical Officer, Compensation Service (211C)
Department of Veterans Affairs
Veterans Benefits Administration, 810 Vermont Avenue NW,
Washington, DC 20420
Phone:202 461-9882
Email: ioulia.vvedenskaya@va.gov