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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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I have been informed by the regional board that my increase for HBP and a secondary claim for ED was merged into one claim even though I had to see two separte C&P doctors. The regional board did not tell me why but all they said was it was sent for approval and I should be getting a letter in the mail. could not tell me anything more not even a hint if I was awared or denied. so I sit and wait. My question is can they merged both claims into one? thanks

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I received my award letter from the VA granting me 10% for HBP to include the special monthly compensation. I started out at 0% for HBP it only took 5 years to get this far. so now I'm at 30%

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I have been informed by the regional board that my increase for HBP and a secondary claim for ED was merged into one claim even though I had to see two separte C&P doctors. The regional board did not tell me why but all they said was it was sent for approval and I should be getting a letter in the mail. could not tell me anything more not even a hint if I was awared or denied. so I sit and wait. My question is can they merged both claims into one? thanks

Did you file the claims on the same day? If not do you have a time stamped copy of your request for compensation (21-4138). I had what you have happen to me. They combined 2 claims that were filed more than a month apart. I am waiting for the decision so I can take the time stamped copy I have that proves they were filed at different times.

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both were filed on the same day but seperate claims

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Yes I'am working

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