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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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hello vets , i had a ? about when i will get my rating, i am a 2x iraq combat medic w/ ptsd,djd,hypertension,psoriasis...I called the800 number and they keep saying that it's in the final stages , I recieved a MEB in august, unemployment will be running out soon,and it just seems to be adding to my ptsd symptoms, all the va doc does is give too many medications, thanks for all the help, great forum,thanks....

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The 800 number is not always a good source of accurate info.

If you go to the VA web site, under Comp Icon they have a Email contact page- you can send them an Iris email (follow the form steps by steps ) and perhaps get a better status on your claim-.

Welcome here and Thank You for your Service!

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The 800 number is not always a good source of accurate info.

If you go to the VA web site, under Comp Icon they have a Email contact page- you can send them an Iris email (follow the form steps by steps ) and perhaps get a better status on your claim-.

Welcome here and Thank You for your Service!

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The 800 number is not always a good source of accurate info.

If you go to the VA web site, under Comp Icon they have a Email contact page- you can send them an Iris email (follow the form steps by steps ) and perhaps get a better status on your claim-.

Welcome here and Thank You for your Service!

Berta, thanks, i did the iris thing and they said "

Your claim is currently with the rating board as of March 9, 2009. Generally, this process takes 30 to 60 days to complete. Upon the completion of the decision your claim will then move to our authorization department for verification and review. This is where all the I’s are dotted and the T’s are crossed, and this process takes about 60 to 90 days to complete. ", does this seem long to you?, thanks

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Don't put much into those timeframes you were given, it will probably be longer.

jmho,

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:angry: I filed my claim 03-03-08 for both PTSD and Hearing loss. I see my story in yours. You were probably told things would happen by certain dates - timeframe deadlines for your records to be received. I received the standard letters from my Regional Office saying they are still working on the claim, or calling the USELESS 800# where they read a scripted response to you, but still no real proof of thingfs happening. All you can do is sit back and wait. If you read Hadit for awhile, there are still Vets from the Vietnam era who are just like you. It says alot for the VA...

hello vets , i had a ? about when i will get my rating, i am a 2x iraq combat medic w/ ptsd,djd,hypertension,psoriasis...I called the800 number and they keep saying that it's in the final stages , I recieved a MEB in august, unemployment will be running out soon,and it just seems to be adding to my ptsd symptoms, all the va doc does is give too many medications, thanks for all the help, great forum,thanks....

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