Your disability should have no effect with your Job..and by your rights you have the right to bring a service dog with you to work your employers has to make the Accommodations under the ADA
(American Disability' Act)
As I understand it and keeping your medical reports private you should be ok With the Hippa Laws.
VA has the right to request any of your private medical records when you sign the FOIA. Form.
I am in the process of a claim and one of my conditions could be 30% or 60%. I'm trying to figure out what the va considers "constant or near constant during the last 12 months, in the use of a medication. In my case I had been on the meds for 13 continuous weeks at the time I filed my claim. That just happened to be when the docs finally resorted to a more aggressive treatment. Thanks in advance vets.
There is a way to get over this with your claim first seek treatment get in a good treatment plan VA OR Private seeing a therapist will help.
For help with your claim
I recommend a Good Experienced VA Attorney John Dorle comes to my mind,or Recently VA Accredited & Hadit elder member Alex Graham aka (Asknod) & also check out the Nova Attorneys web site at the bottom...seems to me the Attorneys can find lots of fault with the VA and your last C&P Exam/examiner.
Just like the NOD Form 21-0958
Currently there is no required form for the Veteran to submit in order to file an NOD. There is no required language a Veteran must use to file an NOD. The veteran must simply express, in writing, disagreement with a decision.
In May 2013, VA released a new form, VA Form 21-0958, Notice of Disagreement, which is now being attached to Veterans’ decision notification letters. However, there remains no requirement for this form to be used in order to file an appeal.
Well maybe so I am going from my experience.
I never used the 21-4138, Just written statements from family and friends/Buddys (notarized of course) I was there when the notary stamped them to sign. (Raised State Seal)
The VA Raters has always took them and used them as evidence in my claims, but they may have change that now were the 21-4138 is a Mandatory Requirement?
I realize their cracking down on the use of these forms.
So Gastone makes a good point.
If the 21-4138 is Mandatory Required in the CFR'S #'s on that let me know!