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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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mrphilly1

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I received my rating a few months ago for 80%. I was medically retired from the AF for consistant back problems. Anyway, shortly after I received my rating I was bed ridden for a week and applied for a temporary 100%. In the mean time I was given some shots and no longer want to be rated at 100%. I am scheduled for a exam next week to evaluate me. Basically another C and P exam. Can I cancel my claim without it effecting the 80%. One of the lady's at the VA said if I cancel my appointments they can take away my original rating. Is that true? What should I do since I no longer want to be rated at temp 100%.

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To get payed a Temp 100% you have to be in the vamc for 21 days of more,i take it when you submit papers for a 100% Temp,the va schedule you up for a c&p to found out if your disability have worsen of got better.You wiil have to have a very good reason to cancel a c&p and if you do it will be re-schedule and if you dont go at all,it possible your rating can be reduced.If va determine that you are unemployable because of your military disabilities you could be rated 100%.My advice is make your schedule c&p appointment and hope for the best.Good luck

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