brokensoldier244th posted a question in VA Disability Compensation Benefits Claims Research Forum,Exams that were being sent strictly to contractors before, due to VAMCs not being open, are starting to be routed back to VAMCs. This is going forward from last Friday- not sure if prior scheduled exams will be re-created for VAMC vs vendor.
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Galen Rogers posted a question in Appealing Your Veterans Compensation Disability Claims NOD, DRO, BVA, USCAVC,Howdy all,
The VA DRO denied my claim for an earlier effective date for my sleep apnea. They originally denied it in 2008 but granted it in Nov 2019 secondary to my GERD. I was rated for GERD in 2001. So I had it in 2008. I have attached the 2008 denial, 2018 approval, and the NOD SOC. All of my medical files and the medical articles and VA Citations referenced were in existence in or before Jan 2008. The only new items were the NEXUS letter from Dr Bash and a few extra buddy letters. The original denial states that my medical records show no diagnosis or treatment and only isolated complaints of symptoms. The denial does not even list my wife's or my lay statements as evidence reviewed. I have symptoms listed numerous times in my SMRs:
a. Medical visit dated 24 Feb 76 for problem sleeping and depression.
b. Physical exam dated 24 Jan 79 listed frequent/severe headaches" dizziness, and
c. Physical exam dated 07 Nov 83 listed frequent/severe headaches.
d. Physical exam dated 16 Jan 85 listed frequent/severe headaches.
e. Admitted to hospital 05 Aug 86 for chest pains and anxiety.
f. Medical visit dated 14 Jul 87 for problem sleeping and morning confusion.
g. Physical exam dated 25 Feb 88 listed dizziness.
h. Physical exam dated 07 Oct 91 listed frequent/severe headaches
i. Physical exam dated 25 Aug 93 listed headache.
j. Hernia repair surgery dated 22 Ang 94 surgeon had to insert devices of some
kind in each of my nostrils that went down into my throat to keep rny airway
open and stop my disruptive snoring.
k. Physical exam dated 29 Sep 99 listed frequent/severe headaches.
So could you all take a look and let me know what you think.
Redacted VA NOD SOC 04-09-2020.pdf
VA 2008 Denial of OSA Redacted.pdf
VA Claim Decision Ltr 08 Nov 2018 Redacted.PDF
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