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Time From C&p Exam To Decision

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Hello Veterans,

Can anyone tell me what the average time is after having a C&P xam and getting your decision??

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BB,

There is no set time but I have had fair results from the WS RO. I recieved my decision within 60 days of having my exams. Good luck it should not be long now.

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BB,

There is no set time but I have had fair results from the WS RO. I recieved my decision within 60 days of having my exams. Good luck it should not be long now.

Thanks kw34,

Blackbird

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It really depends on where the rater is on your claim. If a medical opinion was requested and you receive a favorable exam then it may not take too much longer.

I have seen success claims within 60 days of an exam but have also seen one take 6 months to a year.

The best thing to do is to obtain a copy of the exam and compare it to the regs. ( Schedule for rating disabilities)

If the exam states it is at least as likely as not related to service then it is favorable.

If it states less likely or not due to is unfavorable.

J

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For most of us the C&P exam is turning the corner and becoming a short timer in the VA system. Not always but most of the time.

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Thanks jbasser and pete53. I guess now it's the waiting game.

Any idea how long I have to wait before I can get a copy of the exam from the VA clinic?

Blackbird

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