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I looked around the forums and google for awhile, couldnt find my answer
Question: I wanted to reopen my Apnea Claim which was denied as a secondary to PTSD/Tinnitus (both SC) and when submitted was told by the VA to submit as a supplemental claim, which i did. I have a IMO from Dr. Anaise but was contacted by a Contractor NP for the DBQ over the phone. She had seen NONE of my evidence and wasnt even aware of it being a secondary claim, all her questions were about when i first noticed the condition etc. I had a intent to file since last july so i could get the IMO gather mor evidence but with Supplemental i believe my effective is April 13 when it was received. Along with this claim i have others pending which if granted would bump me to 100%. Now if the supplemental claim is granted my retro for the supplemental would be my a move from 80% to 90% and i believe the effective date would be years back to when the claim was first made correct? however if my new/secondary claims that they made seperate from this supplemental are granted it would also bump me up from 80% to 92%. If my supplemental moves my actual disability from 80-90% effective years ago that would reflect in teh additional increases moving me then from 90% to 100% and my retro would go back to july 2019 when the intent was filed correct?
To be more clear ive been 80% since 2018, i was denied apnea in 2019 but if they grant my supplemental claim it would be effective back to 2018/2019 but retro would only go back to 4/2020 when i submitted it. If my other claims are granted as well the retro going back to July 2019 should then take that move from 80%-90% from the apnea supplemental and put me above 95% into 100% territory. and retro would reflect from 7/2019 – present with the 80-90% difference if im right?
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I looked around the forums and google for awhile, couldnt find my answer Question: I wanted to reopen my Apnea Claim which was denied as a secondary to PTSD/Tinnitus (both SC) and when submitted was told by the VA to submit as a supplemental claim, which i did.