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5 years ago I was rated at 60% for service connected disability, I was also given IU. Not long after that the VA gave me 2 total hip replacements. Last month I was called in for a C&P exam for my right hip that was rated at 20% before the surgery. I just got the results from the C&P exam and they reduced the rating on my right hip from 20% to 0%. That will result in my overall rating to go from 60% down to 40% and I will lose my IU. As per the rating rules, the minimum rating for a total hip replacement is 30% if it goes perfectly. Does this make any sen
How do I proceed on filling a new claim for hip replacement(s)? Retired in 2010 BENEFIT SOUGHT: Background - NEW - Service connection for chronic bilateral primary osteoarthritis of hip with a complex labrum tear (Right side). Was diagnosed with chronic bilateral primary osteoarthritis of hip with a complex labrum tear (right side, with moderate right and severe left degenerative changes of the hip. Evidenced by bony proliferative changes and subchondral sclerosis. Right, lateral, femoral head neck junction subcortical cyst, 8 mm in size (Radiology Reports).
NeverGiveUp posted a question in VA Disability Compensation Benefits Claims Research ForumI am seeking help on what to do going forward. I retired from the AF in 1999 and recieved Service Connected disability for hearing tinnitus 10%, hiatal hernia gastroesphageal reflux disease 10%, gegenerative changes left knee 10%, degenerative changes right knee 10%, status post left acromioclavicular separation (shoulder) 20%. In April 2014 I apllied for an increase and requestioned evaluation that my conditions have worsened over 15 years. I have severe osteoarthritis in both my hips and am scheduled for surgery this coming Friday to do hip replacement on my left hip which is the source of c