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    When a Veteran starts considering whether or not to file a VA Disability Claim, there are a lot of questions that he or she tends to ask. Over the last 10 years, the following are the 14 most common basic questions I am asked about ...
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  • Can a 100 percent Disabled Veteran Work and Earn an Income?

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    You’ve just been rated 100% disabled by the Veterans Affairs. After the excitement of finally having the rating you deserve wears off, you start asking questions. One of the first questions that you might ask is this: It’s a legitimate question – rare is the Veteran that finds themselves sitting on the couch eating bon-bons … Continue reading

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I just had a 2 hrs psych C&P and I have to go back because the dr. is not done yet.

I had claimed depression, because I just cannot seem to get PTSD rated.... Well, the doc decided that I have a raging case of PTSD and that the depression is secondary to that. It seems that QTC has 2 seperate computer forms that have to be filled out, 1 for PTSD and 1 for depression, so 20minutes into the interview he calls QTC and tels them to load the PTSD form instead. Meantime, he is typing everything in as we go along...at least I know what he is putting in the report.

Needless to say we are not done yet and I have to go back. This may take another 6hrs..... :o

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Shay:

I have my fingers crossed

Good Luck

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Shay,

I have a feeling that this 6 hours X 2 = 12 hours just might put you up past that 100 % evaluation.

You go girl.

carlie

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Sounds, to me, like time well spent.

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got a good feeling about this one. Google the C&P Service Clinician's Guide and look at the C&P exam worksheets for depression, and for initial PTSD exam. It may be helpful to the cause.

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The doc did tell me that while he could not guarantee me anything, he'd had "good luck" with his reports.

Hope the luck holds.

He is actually writting my nexus for me in detail, so maybe even the rater cannot ignore it. When I told him about "Shredder Gate" he was livid and then went on to talk about how many vets needed weekly psych appts and to be seen by civilian counselors if the VA could not handle the load.

I like this man so far.......

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