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I'm currently rated as 50% for right knee instability and 20% for a knee meniscal tear, traumatic arthritis. If I get a total knee replacement will they re-rate (after the 12 month convalescence period) and potentially drop my rating for these two things?
I have a question that perplexes me. I am 100% Permanent and Total for a total of 13 disabilities. I had a total knee replacement after many years of dealing with my arthritic 10% rated knee. i had the TKR in January 2020. I didn't tell regional office anything because I believe in let sleeping dogs lie quietly. However I do know that the VA hospital where I had surgery let the regional office know I had surgery for a service connected knee. I understand that the minimum rating after being reevaluated is 30%. Will they automatically contact me at the 13 month mark for a C&P exam? If so, ar
rsforster posted a question in VA Disability Compensation Benefits Claims Research ForumGreetings all! I am a 50 year old male who has had a TKR last week and I am curious about a few things. I have been rated 70 %, TDIU 100 % pay total and permanent. What I need help with is the SMC S and also the increase of my rating for said knee. I have also had an appeal bouncing back and forth for my right knee. I have had an increase denied up to BVA. A group out of D.C. called the NVLSP contacted me about taking this to the next step. I did so and the decision from the U.S. Court of veterans appeals decided in my favor and sent my case back to VARO for the correction needed. Re