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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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C& P Appointment

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Got 3 C and P appointment letters today, . 2 for the Heart, the first heart is standard C&p the second is for METS or treadmill test. How ever the questionary for C&p for the heart, state that if you have a measured left ejection rate of 50 or less, no Mets are needed. I presented this info with my claim. The question is should I call and question the second C and P or present the info to the Dr. at the first Cand p for the heart? or at the second so the Dr. get to charge the appointment, Do not want to piss her off?

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Check the exam for heart conditions to be sure they do a complete exam. I got an exam from VA and a PA did it. It was a joke. I went back and checked to see if she did it right and it was inadequate. I got my PCP to send me for testing. On appeal I went from 0% to 60% rating. The VA will shortchange you on these exams. Unless you keel over on the treadmill they tend to overlook major problems. My C&P did not include treadmill, chemical stress test or even an x-ray. The PA just guessed and filled in the blanks. It was a crime.

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