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M21-1MR Part 4 Subptii Change Document Dated 09/29/06

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Sep 29, 2006 ... Change numbers will no longer be assigned to M21-1MR changes. .... entitlement to SMC under 38 CFR 3.350(f)(4) must be a permanent disability ... A.2.l. To add the reference to M21-1MR, Part III, Subpart v, Chapter 4, ...

www.warms.vba.va.gov/admin21/m21_1/mr/part4/.../09_29_06.doc - Similar

This is very extensive.I found what I needed for my IHD claim.

One 100% SC that doesn't need A & A plus another Independnt SC that does require A & A equals SMC at the M level.

I think this reg will come into play with some Nehmer vets under the new AO regs if they have 100% now for another SC not AO related and fall into 100% rating due to the 3 new presumptives and one of the SCs requires A & A.

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I might be interpreting this part of M21-1 incorrectly-

they are talking about hospital adjustments that would provide a "M" rating.Under # 38-

However it seems to be what the VBM says on page 352 of the 2009 edition-

100 SC and A & A plus anther 100% SC equals the SMC M award.

SMC regs are very convoluted and involve numerous combos -as the VBM shows-

anyone with some input here- as to the "M' award would be great.Then again even if this is based on hospitalization codes- I think it is the same comp they mean post hospitalization.

Does anyone with the VBM have the same interpretation I do as to SMC "M"?

(this SMC stuff can really get confusing and I think this is a good way VA can snooker vets out of proper SMC comp)

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