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Appendix A to Part 4—Table of Amendments and Effective Dates Since 1946
Sec. Diagnostic code No.
4.71a 5000 Evaluation February 1, 1962.
5001 Evaluation March 11, 1969.
5002 Evaluation March 1, 1963.
5003 Added July 6, 1950.
5012 Criterion March 10, 1976.
5024 Criterion March 1, 1963.
5025 Added May 7, 1996.
5051 Added September 22, 1978.
5052 Added September 22, 1978.
5053 Added September 22, 1978.
5054 Added September 22, 1978.
5055 Added September 22, 1978.
5056 Added September 22, 1978.
5100-5103 Removed March 10, 1976.
5104 Criterion March 10, 1976.
5105 Criterion March 10, 1976.
5164 Evaluation June 9, 1952.
5166 Criterion September 22, 1978.
5172 Added July 6, 1950.
5173 Added June 9, 1952.
5174 Added September 9, 1975; removed September 22, 1978.
5211 Criterion September 22, 1978.
5212 Criterion September 22, 1978.
5214 Criterion September 22, 1978.
5216 Preceding paragraph criterion September 22, 1978.
5217 Criterion August 26, 2002.
5218 Criterion August 26, 2002.
5219 Criterion September 22, 1978; criterion August 26, 2002.
5220 Preceding paragraph criterion September 22, 1978; criterion August 26, 2002.
5223 Criterion August 26, 2002.
5224 Criterion August 26, 2002.
5225 Criterion August 26, 2002.
5226 Criterion August 26, 2002.
5227 Criterion September 22, 1978; criterion August 26, 2002.
5228 Added August 26, 2002.
5229 Added August 26, 2002.
5230 Added August 26, 2002.
5235-5243 Replaces 5285-5295 September 26, 2003.
5243 Criterion September 26, 2003.
5255 Criterion July 6, 1950.
5257 Evaluation July 6, 1950.
5264 Added September 9, 1975; removed September 22, 1978.
5275 Criterion March 10, 1976; criterion September 22, 1978.
5285-5292 Revised to 5235-5243 September 26, 2003.
5293 Criterion March 10, 1976; criterion September 23, 2002; revised and moved to 5235-5243 September 26, 2003.
5294 Evaluation March 10, 1976; revised and moved to 5235-5243 September 26, 2003.
5295 Evaluation March 10, 1976; revised and moved to 5235-5243 September 26, 2003.
5296 Criterion March 10, 1976.
5297 Criterion August 23, 1948; criterion February 1, 1962.
5298 Added August 23, 1948.
4.73 Introduction NOTE criterion July 3, 1997.
5317 Criterion September 22, 1978.
5324 Added February 1, 1962.
5325 Criterion July 3, 1997.
5327 Added March 10, 1976; criterion October 15, 1991; criterion July 3, 1997.
5328 Added NOTE March 10, 1976.
5329 Added NOTE July 3, 1997.
4.84a Table V criterion July 1, 1994.
6010 Criterion March 11, 1969.
6019 Criterion September 22, 1978.
6029 NOTE August 23, 1948; criterion September 22, 1978.
6035 Added September 9, 1975.
6050-6062 Removed March 10, 1976.
6061 Added March 10, 1976.
6062 Added March 10, 1976.
6063-6079 Criterion September 22, 1978.
6064 Criterion March 10, 1976.
6071 Criterion March 10, 1976.
6076 Evaluation August 23, 1948.
6080 Criterion September 22, 1978.
6081 Criterion March 10, 1976.
6090 Criterion September 22, 1978; criterion September 12, 1988.
4.84b 6260 Added October 1, 1961; criterion October 1, 1961; evaluation March 10, 1976; removed December 18, 1987; re-designated § 4.87a December 18, 1987.
4.87 Tables VI and VII replaced by new Tables VI, VIA, and VII December 18, 1987. 6200-6260 revised and re-designated § 4.87 June 10, 1999.
4.87a 6200-6260 Moved to § 4.87 June 10, 1999.
6275-6276 Moved from § 4.87b June 10, 1999.
6277-6297 March 23, 1956 removed, December 17, 1987; Table II revised Table V March 10, 1976; Table II revised to Table VII September 22, 1978; text from § 4.84b Schedule of ratings-ear re-designated from § 4.87 December 17, 1987.
6286 Removed December 17, 1987.
6291 Criterion March 10, 1976; removed December 17, 1987.
6297 Criterion March 10, 1976; removed December 17, 1987.
4.87b Removed June 10, 1999.
4.88a March 11, 1969; re-designated § 4.88b November 29, 1994; § 4.88a added to read “Chronic fatigue syndrome”; criterion November 29, 1994.
4.88b Added March 11, 1969; re-designated § 4.88c November 29, 1994; § 4.88a re-designated to § 4.88b November 29, 1994.
6300 Criterion August 30, 1996.
6302 Criterion September 22, 1978; criterion August 30, 1996.
6304 Evaluation August 30, 1996.
6305 Criterion March 1, 1989; evaluation August 30, 1996.
6306 Evaluation August 30, 1996.
6307 Criterion August 30, 1996.
6308 Criterion August 30, 1996.
6309 Added March 1, 1963; criterion March 1, 1989; criterion August 30, 1996.
6314 Evaluation March 1, 1989; evaluation August 30, 1996.
6315 Criterion August 30, 1996.
6316 Evaluation March 1, 1989; evaluation August 30, 1996.
6317 Criterion August 30, 1996.
6318 Added March 1, 1989; criterion August 30, 1996.
6319 Added August 30, 1996.
6320 Added August 30, 1996.
6350 Evaluation March 1, 1963; evaluation March 10, 1976; evaluation August 30, 1996.
6351 Added March 1, 1989; evaluation March 24, 1992; criterion August 30, 1996.
6352 Added March 1, 1989; removed March 24, 1992.
6353 Added March 1, 1989; removed March 24, 1992.
6354 Added November 29, 1994; criterion August 30, 1996.
4.88c Re-designated from § 4.88b November 29, 1994.
4.89 Ratings for nonpulmonary TB December 1, 1949; criterion March 11, 1969.
4.97 6502 Criterion October 7, 1996.
6504 Criterion October 7, 1996.
6510-6514 Criterion October 7, 1996.
6515 Criterion March 11, 1969.
6516 Criterion October 7, 1996.
6517 Removed October 7, 1996.
6518 Criterion October 7, 1996.
6519 Criterion October 7, 1996.
6520 Criterion October 7, 1996.
6521 Added October 7, 1996.
6522 Added October 7, 1996.
6523 Added October 7, 1996.
6524 Added October 7, 1996.
6600 Evaluation September 9, 1975; criterion October 7, 1996.
6601 Criterion October 7, 1996.
6602 Criterion September 9, 1975; criterion October 7, 1996.
6603 Added September 9, 1975; criterion October 7, 1996.
6604 Added October 7, 1996.
6701 Evaluation October 7, 1996.
6702 Evaluation October 7, 1996.
6703 Evaluation October 7, 1996.
6704 Subparagraph (1) following December 1, 1949; criterion March 11, 1969; criterion September 22, 1978.
6705 Removed March 11, 1969.
6707-6710 Added March 11, 1969; removed September 22, 1978.
6721 Criterion July 6, 1950; criterion September 22, 1978.
6724 Second note following December 1, 1949; criterion March 11, 1969; evaluation October 7, 1996.
6725-6728 Added March 11, 1969; removed September 22, 1978.
6730 Added September 22, 1978; criterion October 7, 1996.
6731 Evaluation September 22, 1978; criterion October 7, 1996.
6732 Criterion March 11, 1969.
6800 Criterion September 9, 1975; removed October 7, 1996.
6801 Removed October 7, 1996.
6802 Criterion September 9, 1975; removed October 7, 1996.
6810-6813 Removed October 7, 1996.
6814 Criterion March 10, 1976; removed October 7, 1996.
6815 Removed October 7, 1996.
6816 Removed October 7, 1996.
6817 Evaluation October 7, 1996.
6818 Removed October 7, 1996.
6819 Criterion March 10, 1976; criterion October 7, 1996.
6821 Evaluation August 23, 1948.
6822-6847 Added October 7, 1996.
4.104 7000 Evaluation July 6, 1950; evaluation September 22, 1978; evaluation January 12, 1998.
7001 Evaluation January 12, 1998.
7002 Evaluation January 12, 1998.
7003 Evaluation January 12, 1998.
7004 Criterion September 22, 1978; evaluation January 12, 1998.
7005 Evaluation September 9, 1975; evaluation September 22, 1978; evaluation January 12, 1998.
7006 Evaluation January 12, 1998.
7007 Evaluation September 22, 1978; evaluation January 12, 1998.
7008 Evaluation January 12, 1998.
7010 Evaluation January 12, 1998.
7011 Evaluation January 12, 1998.
7013 Removed January 12, 1998.
7014 Removed January 12, 1998.
7015 Evaluation September 9, 1975; criterion January 12, 1998.
7016 Added September 9, 1975; evaluation January 12, 1998.
7017 Added September 22, 1978; evaluation January 12, 1998.
7018 Added January 12, 1998.
7019 Added January 12, 1998.
7020 Added January 12, 1998.
7100 Evaluation July 6, 1950.
7101 Criterion September 1, 1960; criterion September 9, 1975; criterion January 12, 1998.
7110 Evaluation September 9, 1975; evaluation January 12, 1998.
7111 Criterion September 9, 1975; evaluation January 12, 1998.
7112 Evaluation January 12, 1998.
7113 Evaluation January 12, 1998.
7114 Added June 9, 1952; evaluation January 12, 1998.
7115 Added June 9, 1952; evaluation January 12, 1998.
7116 Added June 9, 1952; evaluation March 10, 1976; removed January 12, 1998.
7117 Added June 9, 1952; evaluation January 12, 1998.
7118 Criterion January 12, 1998.
7119 Evaluation January 12, 1998.
7120 Note following July 6, 1950; evaluation January 12, 1998.
7121 Criterion July 6, 1950; evaluation March 10, 1976; evaluation January 12, 1998.
7122 Last sentence of Note following July 6, 1950; evaluation January 12, 1998; criterion August 13, 1998.
7123 Added October 15, 1991; criterion January 12, 1998.
4.114 Introduction paragraph revised March 10, 1976.
7304 Evaluation November 1, 1962.
7305 Evaluation November 1, 1962.
7308 Evaluation April 8, 1959.
7311 Criterion July 2, 2001.
7312 Evaluation March 10, 1976; evaluation July 2, 2001.
7313 Evaluation March 10, 1976; removed July 2, 2001.
7319 Evaluation November 1, 1962.
7321 Evaluation July 6, 1950; criterion March 10, 1976.
7328 Evaluation November 1, 1962.
7329 Evaluation November 1, 1962.
7330 Evaluation November 1, 1962.
7331 Criterion March 11, 1969.
7332 Evaluation November 1, 1962.
7334 Evaluation July 6, 1950; evaluation November 1, 1962.
7339 Criterion March 10, 1976.
7341 Removed March 10, 1976.
7343 Criterion March 10, 1976; criterion July 2, 2001.
7344 Criterion July 2, 2001.
7345 Evaluation August 23, 1948; evaluation February 17, 1955; evaluation July 2, 2001.
7346 Evaluation February 1, 1962.
7347 Added September 9, 1975.
7348 Added March 10, 1976.
7351 Added July 2, 2001.
7354 Added July 2, 2001.
4.115a Re-designated and revised as § 4.115b; new § 4.115a “Ratings of the genitourinary system-dysfunctions” added February 17, 1994.
4.115b 7500 Note July 6, 1950; evaluation February 17, 1994, criterion September 8, 1994.
7501 Evaluation February 17, 1994.
7502 Evaluation February 17, 1994.
7503 Removed February 17, 1994.
7504 Criterion February 17, 1994.
7505 Criterion March 11, 1969; evaluation February 17, 1994.
7507 Criterion February 17, 1994.
7508 Evaluation February 17, 1994.
7509 Criterion February 17, 1994.
7510 Evaluation February 17, 1994.
7511 Evaluation February 17, 1994.
7512 Evaluation February 17, 1994.
7513 Removed February 17, 1994.
7514 Criterion March 11, 1969; removed February 17, 1994.
7515 Criterion February 17, 1994.
7516 Criterion February 17, 1994.
7517 Criterion February 17, 1994.
7518 Evaluation February 17, 1994.
7519 Evaluation March 10, 1976; evaluation February 17, 1994.
7520 Criterion February 17, 1994.
7521 Criterion February 17, 1994.
7522 Criterion September 8, 1994.
7523 Criterion September 8, 1994.
7524 Note July 6, 1950; evaluation February 17, 1994; evaluation September 8, 1994.
7525 Criterion March 11, 1969; evaluation February 17, 1994.
7526 Removed February 17, 1994.
7527 Criterion February 17, 1994.
7528 Criterion March 10, 1976; criterion February 17, 1994.
7529 Criterion February 17, 1994.
7530 Added September 9, 1975; evaluation February 17, 1994.
7531 Added September 9, 1975; criterion February 17, 1994.
7532-7542 Added February 17, 1994.
4.116 § 4.116 removed and § 4.116a re-designated § 4.116 “Schedule of ratings-gynecological conditions and disorders of the breasts” May 22, 1995.
7610 Criterion May 22, 1995.
7611 Criterion May 22, 1995.
7612 Criterion May 22, 1995.
7613 Criterion May 22, 1995.
7614 Criterion May 22, 1995.
7615 Criterion May 22, 1995.
7617 Criterion May 22, 1995.
7618 Criterion May 22, 1995.
7619 Criterion May 22, 1995.
7620 Criterion May 22, 1995.
7621 Criterion May 22, 1995.
7622 Evaluation May 22, 1995.
7623 Evaluation May 22, 1995.
7624 Criterion August 9, 1976; evaluation May 22, 1995.
7625 Criterion August 9, 1976; evaluation May 22, 1995.
7626 Criterion May 22, 1995; criterion March 18, 2002.
7627 Criterion March 10, 1976; criterion May 22, 1995.
7628 Added May 22, 1995.
7629 Added May 22, 1995.
4.117 7700 Evaluation October 23, 1995.
7701 Removed October 23, 1995.
7702 Evaluation October 23, 1995.
7703 Evaluation August 23, 1948; criterion October 23, 1995.
7704 Evaluation October 23, 1995.
7705 Evaluation October 23, 1995.
7706 Evaluation October 23, 1995.
7707 Criterion October 23, 1995.
7709 Evaluation March 10, 1976; criterion October 23, 1995.
7710 Criterion October 23, 1995.
7711 Criterion October 23, 1995.
7712 Criterion October 23, 1995.
7713 Removed October 23, 1995.
7714 Added September 9, 1975; criterion October 23, 1995.
7715 Added October 26, 1990.
7716 Added October 23, 1995.
7717 Added March 9, 2012.
4.118 7800 Evaluation August 30, 2002; criterion October 23, 2008.
7801 Criterion July 6, 1950; criterion August 30, 2002; criterion October 23, 2008.
7802 Criterion September 22, 1978; criterion August 30, 2002; criterion October 23, 2008.
7803 Criterion August 30, 2002; removed October 23, 2008.
7804 Criterion July 6, 1950; criterion September 22, 1978; criterion and evaluation October 23, 2008.
7805 Criterion October 23, 2008.
7806 Criterion September 9, 1975; evaluation August 30, 2002.
7807 Criterion August 30, 2002.
7808 Criterion August 30, 2002.
7809 Criterion August 30, 2002.
7810 Removed August 30, 2002.
7811 Criterion March 11, 1969; evaluation August 30, 2002.
7812 Removed August 30, 2002.
7813 Criterion August 30, 2002.
7814 Removed August 30, 2002.
7815 Evaluation August 30, 2002.
7816 Evaluation August 30, 2002.
7817 Evaluation August 30, 2002.
7818 Criterion August 30, 2002.
7819 Criterion August 30, 2002.
7820-7833 Added August 30, 2002.
4.119 7900 Criterion August 13, 1981; evaluation June 9, 1996.
7901 Criterion August 13, 1981; evaluation June 9, 1996.
7902 Evaluation August 13, 1981; criterion June 9, 1996.
7903 Criterion August 13, 1981; evaluation June 9, 1996.
7904 Criterion August 13, 1981; evaluation June 9, 1996.
7905 Evaluation; August 13, 1981; evaluation June 9, 1996.
7907 Evaluation August 13, 1981; evaluation June 9, 1996.
7908 Criterion August 13, 1981; criterion June 9, 1996.
7909 Evaluation August 13, 1981; criterion June 9, 1996.
7910 Removed June 9, 1996.
7911 Evaluation March 11, 1969; evaluation August 13, 1981; criterion June 9, 1996.
7913 Criterion September 9, 1975; criterion August 13, 1981; criterion June 6, 1996.
7914 Criterion March 10, 1976; criterion August 13, 1981; criterion June 9, 1996.
7916 Added June 9, 1996.
7917 Added June 9, 1996.
7918 Added June 9, 1996.
7919 Added June 9, 1996.
4.124a 8002 Criterion September 22, 1978.
8021 Criterion September 22, 1978; criterion October 1, 1961; criterion March 10, 1976; criterion March 1, 1989.
8045 Criterion and evaluation October 23, 2008.
8046 Added October 1, 1961; criterion March 10, 1976; criterion March 1, 1989.
8100 Evaluation June 9, 1953.
8540 Added October 15, 1991.
8910 Added October 1, 1961.
8911 Added October 1, 1961; evaluation September 9, 1975.
8912 Added October 1, 1961.
8913 Added October 1, 1961.
8914 Added October 1, 1961; criterion September 9, 1975; criterion March 10, 1976.
8910-8914 Evaluations September 9, 1975.
4.125—4.132 All Diagnostic Codes under Mental Disorders October 1, 1961; except as to evaluation for Diagnostic Codes 9500 through 9511 September 9, 1975.
4.130 Re-designated from § 4.132 November 7, 1996.
9200 Removed February 3, 1988.
9201 Criterion February 3, 1988.
9202 Criterion February 3, 1988.
9203 Criterion February 3, 1988.
9204 Criterion February 3, 1988.
9205 Criterion February 3, 1988; criterion November 7, 1996.
9206 Criterion February 3, 1988; removed November 7, 1996.
9207 Criterion February 3, 1988; removed November 7, 1996.
9208 Criterion February 3, 1988; removed November 7, 1996.
9209 Criterion March 10, 1976; criterion February 3, 1988; removed November 7, 1996.
9210 Criterion March 10, 1976; criterion February 3, 1988; criterion November 7, 1996.
9211 Added November 7, 1996.
9300 Criterion March 10, 1976; criterion February 3, 1988; criterion November 7, 1996.
9301 Criterion March 10, 1976; criterion February 3, 1988; criterion November 7, 1996.
9302 Criterion March 10, 1976; criterion February 3, 1988; removed November 7, 1996.
9303 Criterion March 10, 1976; criterion February 3, 1988; removed November 7, 1996.
9304 Criterion March 10, 1976; criterion February 3, 1988; criterion November 7, 1996.
9305 Criterion March 10, 1976; criterion February 3, 1988; criterion November 7, 1996.
9306 Criterion March 10, 1976; criterion February 3, 1988; removed November 7, 1996.
9307 Criterion March 10, 1976; criterion February 3, 1988; removed November 7, 1996.
9308 Criterion March 10, 1976; criterion February 3, 1988; removed November 7, 1996.
9309 Criterion March 10, 1976; criterion February 3, 1988; removed November 7, 1996.
9310 Criterion March 10, 1976; criterion February 3, 1988; criterion November 7, 1996.
9311 Criterion March 10, 1976; criterion February 3, 1988; removed November 7, 1996.
9312 Added March 10, 1976; criterion February 3, 1988; criterion November 7, 1996.
9313 Added March 10, 1976; removed February 3, 1988.
9314 Added March 10, 1976; removed February 3, 1988.
9315 Added March 10, 1976; criterion February 3, 1988; removed November 7, 1996.
9316-9321 Added March 10, 1976; removed February 3, 1988.
9322 Added March 10, 1976; criterion February 3, 1988; removed November 7, 1996.
9323 Added March 10, 1976; removed February 3, 1988.
9324 Added March 10, 1976; criterion February 3, 1988; removed November 7, 1996.
9325 Added March 10, 1976; criterion February 3, 1988; removed November 7, 1996.
9326 Added March 10, 1976; removed February 3, 1988; added November 7, 1996.
9327 Added November 7, 1996.
9400-9411 Evaluations February 3, 1988.
9400 Criterion March 10, 1976; criterion February 3, 1988.
9401 Criterion March 10, 1976; criterion February 3, 1988; removed November 7, 1996.
9402 Criterion March 10, 1976; criterion February 3, 1988; removed November 7, 1996.
9403 Criterion March 10, 1976; criterion February 3, 1988; criterion November 7, 1996.
9410 Added March 10, 1976; criterion February 3, 1988.
9411 Added February 3, 1988.
9412 Added November 7, 1996.
9413 Added November 7, 1996.
9416 Added November 7, 1996.
9417 Added November 7, 1996.
9421 Added November 7, 1996.
9422 Added November 7, 1996.
9423 Added November 7, 1996.
9424 Added November 7, 1996.
9425 Added November 7, 1996.
9431 Added November 7, 1996.
9432 Added November 7, 1996.
9433 Added November 7, 1996.
9434 Added November 7, 1996.
9435 Added November 7, 1996.
9440 Added November 7, 1996.
9500 Criterion March 10, 1976; criterion February 3, 1988.
9501 Criterion March 10, 1976; criterion February 3, 1988.
9502 Criterion March 10, 1976; criterion February 3, 1988.
9503 Removed March 10, 1976.
9504 Criterion September 9, 1975; removed March 10, 1976.
9505 Added March 10, 1976; criterion February 3, 1988.
9506 Added March 10, 1976; criterion February 3, 1988.
9507 Added March 10, 1976; criterion February 3, 1988.
9508 Added March 10, 1976; criterion February 3, 1988.
9509 Added March 10, 1976; criterion February 3, 1988.
9510 Added March 10, 1976; criterion February 3, 1988.
9511 Added March 10, 1976; criterion February 3, 1988.
9520 Added November 7, 1996.
9521 Added November 7, 1996.
4.132 Re-designated as § 4.130 November 7, 1996.
4.150 9900 Criterion September 22, 1978; criterion February 17, 1994.
9901 Criterion February 17, 1994.
9902 Criterion February 17, 1994.
9903 Criterion February 17, 1994.
9905 Criterion September 22, 1978; evaluation February 17, 1994.
9910 Removed February 17, 1994.
9913 Criterion February 17, 1994.
9914 Added February 17, 1994.
9915 Added February 17, 1994.
9916 Added February 17, 1994.
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    1. 79 FR 45093 - Schedule for Rating Disabilities—Mental Disorders and Definition of Psychosis for Certain VA Purposes
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      Interim final rule.
      Effective Date: This interim final rule is effective August 4, 2014. The incorporation by reference of certain publications listed in the rule is approved by the Director of the Federal Register as of August 4, 2014. Comment Date: Comments must be received on or before October 3, 2014. Applicability Date: The provisions of this interim final rule shall apply to all applications for benefits that are received by VA or that are pending before the agency of original jurisdiction on or after the effective date of this interim final rule. The Secretary does not intend for the provisions of this interim final rule to apply to claims that have been certified for appeal to the Board of Veterans' Appeals or are pending before the Board of Veterans' Appeals, the United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims, or the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.
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