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Can someone explain the difference between a QTC C&P exam and a Vet Hospital C&P exam?

Why would a person have one from QTC vs the other?

How long does it take for the exam results to get to the VARO?

How do I request a copy of the C&P exam if done by QTC? When should I do that? Does it hold up a claim?

Does an exam by QTC have equal weight to a reviewer as one done by the Veteran's Hospital?

Once completed how long does it take for a decision to be made?

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The time lines are impossible to address. Everyone part of the country is different as well as are claims.

QTC is a contractor of the VA that preforms C&P exams their exams will hold as much weight as any done in the MCs. They are usually preformed by doctors/PA's that are requested and directed by the criteria that the VA has established for them.

A C&P preformed at the VAMC is again done by a VA doctor/PA under the same principles the only difference I have noted between the two is some VAMC will give you the report at the ROI but QTC requires a request be sent to the RO. These can takes weeks and I have heard of them taken over a month and even some that have had to be requested more than once.

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