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Military Health System

Integrated Disability Evaluation System (IDES)

Date of Publication:

11/21/2014

Definition:

The joint DOD-Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) process by which DOD determines whether ill or injured Service members are fit for continued military service, and the DOD and VA determine appropriate benefits for those Service members who are separated or retired for disability.

Source of Definition:

DODM 1332.18, Volume 3: Disability Evaluation System (DES) Manual: Quality Assurance Program (QAP)

Related Glossary Terms:

Integrated Disability Evaluation System | Integrated Disability Evaluation System

Last Updated: September 14, 2022
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