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  1. just received an appointment to see the mental health doctor on Tuesday for a new gaf score. I'm hoping for a diagnoses of pain disorder/depression secondary to my service connected disability . any advise?
  2. the wizard = the department of veterans affairs well at first we getting 22 dollars for my high school bound children and as of today we are getting 72 dollars for my collage bound child with back pay. now all of this is at the rate of 30%.
  3. I,m currently receiving 30% and I applied for additional benefits for my college bound child. Today i received a responds from wizard granting my request but at 30% . I've also requested an increase for additional benefits for myself . I contacted dva and i was told that my claim is in the decision phase . Known because they granted my request for additional benefits for my college bound child at 30% . Does this mean that they have already decided to deny my claim for an increase for my current disabilities as well as my claim for secondary disabilities .
  4. Citation Nr: 0902694 Decision Date: 01/27/09 Archive Date: 02/09/09 DOCKET NO. 05-01 859 ) DATE ) ) On appeal from the Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Office in St. Louis, Missouri THE ISSUE Entitlement to service connection for gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), to include as secondary to the service- connected conditions of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease ("COPD") and cervical disc protrusion at C3 and C4 ("back disability"). REPRESENTATION Appellant represented by: The American Legion WITNESS AT HEARING ON APPEAL Appellant
  5. I did some research on this doctor please me what you think. The American Board of Psychiatry & NeurologySpecialty Certification Psychiatry American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN) certification in the specialty “Psychiatry” assures that the Physician possesses the knowledge, skills, and experience requisite to the provision of high-quality patient care. To maintain board certification, the Physician participates in an extensive process that involves completing accredited education and specialty training and periodic oral and written exams to demonstrate competency in the
  6. Thanks everyone for your advise My doctor said that if this statement was not enough that he would write another.
  7. I have smr's that support that the accident accured and i'm being treated by the va for the injuries and chronic pain .
  8. Today i went to see the wizard my psychiatrist and this is what he had to say To whom it may concern: Mr. Smith is 55 year old man whom I evaluated 10/09/09. He reports a motor vehicle accident at age 25 while he was on active duty in the military. Pain symptoms persist, which interfere with his home and work life. The dignosis is Pain disorder. I recommend evaluation and treatment in the VA system for this condition. Will this help my claim.
  9. did you have this in your smr's or did this manifest itself lone after service.
  10. dave tell me more about the testicle pain ,what perctage are you getting for it. im getting 10% for testical pain.
  11. im claiming acid reflux secondary to medication im taking. are you claiming the same.
  12. pete53 did you apply for secondary service connection for side effects of the diclofenac if so did you win.
  13. This an example only. This is meant only as a guide and not a guarantee you should always consult the Combined Rating Tables 38CFR4.25(a)(opens in new window) Service Connected Disabilities Calculator Service Connected Rating Percentage You may enter up to 10 different rated conditions Service Connected Rating Awarded Efficiency Remaining Efficiency Multiplier Total Disability « » Start point 0 100.000000 Start % SC Condition #1 50 100 50.000000 50 % SC Condition #2 30 15 35.000 65 % SC Condition #3 10 3.5 31.500 68.5 % SC Condition #4 10 3.15 28.350 68.5 % SC Condition
  14. Hello everybody i have a question for you I'm currently rated at 20% for grade 2 shoulder separation for 10 years . i recently found my smr that states that i have a grade 3 shoulder separation how do i correct this and get back pay.
  15. i was there between 85-87 for a hazardious materials course we ate fish and crab from the piers. do i have anything to worry about.
  16. zero,s are good they something is wrong keep fighting
  17. hello everybody had my c&p exam today and i feel hopeful the doctor listen to all my concerns .know i must weight for a rating.
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