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Ken1

Audio C&p Results 2009

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Audio test result 2009

Frequency 500 Hz = L/R in dB’s, 25/20, 1000Hz=20/25, 2000Hz= 20/20, 3000Hz=60/60, 4000Hz= 40/70 Average Left 35dB / Right 43.75dB’s

Percent of speech recognition score 84 both ears.

Diagnosis

Hearing WNL through 2000Hz, sloping to Hf – SNHL with good speech scores, bilaterally

Audiologic Test results summary

Side: Bilateral

Type of loss: Sensorineural

Degree of lost: Normal to Severe (70-89 HL)

Additional comments: High Frequency HL.

I am @ 10% tinnitus and 0% hearing lost what is your opinion on any addition comp for hearing lost? I also have audio test results from induction center and at separation

Thanks for any replies

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I am @ 10% tinnitus and 0% hearing lost what is your opinion on any addition comp for hearing lost? I also have audio test results from induction center and at separation

Thanks for any replies

Ken1,

I haven't checked the charts.

Since you have posted that you are already SC'd for Hearing loss

at 0 % - the "audio test results from induction center and at separation"

are irrelevant.

The new results may allow for a little increase.

jmho,

carlie

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My question is why was an increase not included when I had the test a few months ago? I do not know where the VA draws the line in sand for hearing lost

Thanks

Ken

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Ken1

Did you ask for an increase? The VARO pretty much requires that a Veteran ask for anything before they give it to them

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Pete53

I did not ask for and increase, but at my hearing levels would I qualify?

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Ken

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