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Hi:

have another question.

I have mood disorder at 70%

PTSD is currently deferred.

i had my private psych doctors write 2 letter saying i have PTSD

comp and pension doctor said yes he sufferred a traumatic injury assault

but i feel it's not PTSD

after that i got a letter from VA saying it the PTSD was deferred

what happens next?

I requested VA grant me 100% PTSD and they deferred the issue.

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Remember you can get 100% for mood disorder just as easy as PTSD. You already have 70% for mood disorder. Do you get TDIU?

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okay so then i would tell the va either give me 100% for mood or ptsd and can i use that 100% as the 100% for smc or do i have to use another injury outsode of the 100% i already have?

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They could do one or the other, or both (comorbid) at 100%. For SMC, you need to separate 100% ratings, or one 100% rating and a separate 50% (+)

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You can't be rated for two seperate MH issues at one time.

was on tdiu then got a new rating that said the following:

"your overall or combined rating is 100%."

so i guess tdiu is gone and now i am scheduler 100% P and T

theirs a bunch of left over new service connections so i guess that will or those issues will be applied to the pending smc r2

claim PTSD was deferred and mood is still at 70%

some body said something comrbined dont know what that means in relation to ptsd deferred and mood at 70%

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grent,

Comorbid is when two issues are intertwined like

depression and PTSD.

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