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Request By Pcp Va Doctor For Hearing Test Denied , Also Need A Good Eye Dr Imo

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Hello All and a Happy Belated Veterans day to the Hadit family. I spent all day at the VA hospital yesterday with test (Pulmonary)Xrays and the most argumentative, obnoxious VA doctor I have had yet.I will post on his comments on this subject under a different title, as it is pretty clear what the VA doctors are and are not going to do for any Veteran. My question is that I have a claim that was reopened and denied for hearing , tennitus from 1973. I asked my PCP VA doctor if he could request one and he said that he did but the VA said I "was not service connected" and declined one. I am waiting for a call from the VBA officer to see how I can get one. Talking with several Veterans on this one and they are stumped as to why they denied me the hearing test. I have not had one since the military days. What do you do ? I sure don't want to do an out of pocket private Dr as I am about IMO'd out to the poor house. I just finished with a Neurologist and will get another IMO concerning AO and my peripheral neuropathy. My lawyer and the Private Neuro said I should also get another Eye Doctor for an IMO that can link chemical exposure to my Dry Eyes/Atherosclerosis exam/dianosis from a contract VA doctor. This is sure getting complicated and of course very frustrated. Any thoughts or recommendations on a eye doctor or a way to get the VA to give me an ear test would be helpful. God Bless, Never Give Up..C.C.

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I gave up on tinnitus cause I really don't need it anymore. However, I believe it is a good thing to be rated on anything that you can connect to service.

Good Luck and hang in there.

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Hello Pete,,,, thanks for the encouragement with these beast. What would you do to get VA to give a hearing test? Is this legal for them to refuse me a hearing test? God BLess, C.C.

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Request that the RO order a C&P is the only thing I can think of. They never gave me one but they gave me a hearing aid go figure.

Or thinking about it ask your PCP to order one

Good Luck

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