Hey all. Back again. I recently filed a supplemental claim for mental health diagnosis less than a month after my initial decision. My initial decision for the mental health claim was other stressor related disorder even though I have had multiple diagnosis of PTSD from personal psychiatrists. I was also rated way lower than I should have been due to the C&P examiner. … [Read more...] about Wrong effective date for Supplemental claim
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If you have a vendor exam and they cancel because of Covid they are supposed to reschedule when they are able, and alert us as well through our portal of the exam status (we log onto them and check anyway just in case). However if YOU call and cancel an exam and don't reschedule (due to covid, difficulty, whatever) they are NOT reaching back out to reschedule. They are NOT … [Read more...] about **IMPORTANT** Vendor Exams and rescheduling
I have agent orange prostate cancer as a result of service in Vietnam. I was diagnosed in Nov. of 2011 and elected active surveillance then and has not progressed since then. I filled for compensation in June of 2019 and was awarded 100% compensation. My question is does the services connected disability for the 5 10 20 year rule begin when I was diagnosed or when I was awarded … [Read more...] about Danny Beckett
New VA Forms Replacing Statement in Support of Claim | CCK Law (cck-law.com) Also CCK has a video available at their site regarding the three new AO presumptives. … [Read more...] about VA changing the 21-4138 form
I have a 70% PTSD rating. My Doctor and my LCSW therapist both say that I have traits of OCD and they see this a lot with folks with PTSD. They are going to write a nexus if needed. My question is this. If I submitted a claim for OCD it would be a secondary condition to my rated PTSD so would the VA just combine this with my current PTSD rating or is there a separate … [Read more...] about OCD claim
I have had plantar fasciitis for several years. I've been service connected (prior to the plantar fasciitis) with both lumbar and cervical degenerative disc, and both knees (instability) at 10%. I believe the issues have changed my gate and a few years ago my feet began to overpronate, which is the same time i started having feet problems. Has anyone seen trying to secondary … [Read more...] about Plantar Fasciitis (secondary to…)
I thought this was Interesting, ''Welcome to the New Year.'' ''It’s apparent we have a new metric afoot in the Veterans Service Centers across our fruited plains. Right. VAROs are now called VSCs and have been for a while. The boss of the “service” center is called the VSCM (manager). The Assistant manager is- you guessed it- the AVSCM. They run the Ratings show. … [Read more...] about VARO's are called VSC (Veterans Service Centers)
I got the Corona Virus Vaccine today! (at my VAMC) (I went for dental work). No, I can not promise all VAMC's, or even my VAMC will vaccinate you also. I dont know how many doses they have. I have to have another dose Feb. 16. So far, no problems. No reaction. The nurse said, "It may make my arm sore a few days", or even some aches and pains. I … [Read more...] about Covid 19 Vaccine (Moderna) TODAY.
Anyone know how we can get copies of our Historic Monthly Payments back to original award date's? I was on e benefits today and clicked on historic payments and selected ALL and it only goes back to 5/30/2008 I Need it to go back to Dec 20 2002.for my TDIU P&T Award and back to 4/1/2000 the date for a 50% increase before the TDIU Award. So 4/1 2000 for … [Read more...] about Historic COMP Payments?
Do I need to file for increases and secondary conditions on two different claims? I could not find any areas to go about this on the ebennifits questionnaire backround: had a stroke during a VA spinal surgery. I have several secondaries due to the stroke. … [Read more...] about Claims confusion