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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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:D Aftering receiving letter from VA stating they have all information from me in reference to my claim for disabiity (Sept 1, 2009)and they will contact me if they need more information, there is no need to contact them. Will I have to have a exam from VA and how long does it take for them to contact you for this exam. (Gave them copies of all medical records (VA claims they can not find my medical record from the VA hospital I attended after leaving the service in 1969) This record has lots of my medical information in it and it will be very helpful to use in my filing. Hospital closed in early 90's.(VA medical center in Baltmore, MD--33rd street) If anyone knows how to go about retreiving this medical record, please let me know. I have tried the Perry point location in Perry point, maryland and the Greene Street location in Baltimore, Maryland and those lazy folks can not give me an answer.

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Medical records should have been scanned into CPRS. ( Clinical Patient Records system).

You should be able to access them at the local VA facility.

X rays were scanned into the PACS system and are accsiable.

J

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;) Aftering receiving letter from VA stating they have all information from me in reference to my claim for disabiity (Sept 1, 2009)and they will contact me if they need more information, there is no need to contact them. Will I have to have a exam from VA and how long does it take for them to contact you for this exam. (Gave them copies of all medical records (VA claims they can not find my medical record from the VA hospital I attended after leaving the service in 1969) This record has lots of my medical information in it and it will be very helpful to use in my filing. Hospital closed in early 90's.(VA medical center in Baltmore, MD--33rd street) If anyone knows how to go about retreiving this medical record, please let me know. I have tried the Perry point location in Perry point, maryland and the Greene Street location in Baltimore, Maryland and those lazy folks can not give me an answer.
e-mail www.iris.gov and ask the question or call 1-800 827-1000 and wait till it ask about disability programs which i think is #3 push that and wait till the end and talk to a va rep!-

Bill

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