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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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Papa

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Yesterday the Doctor told me that it would not be until Jan 2011 before she thinks the VA will get back to me. I thought that would be too fast for the VA. What I would like to know is how soon should I ask gthis Doctor for a copy of the report that she will send to the VA? Or, do I have to wait until she sends it to the VA, and get it from the VA?

Papa

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Papa,

Is this a VAMC - Vet Center or private doctor ?

Was this just for a regular appointment or a C&P exam ?

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Carlie,

It was a QTC exam with a private doctor. The VA ask for this out of the blue.

Papa

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Papa,

Certainly you can go ask the QTC doc for a copy of the C&P exam

at any time.

You may get lucky and they will have you sign a ROI and give it to you

BUT

in most cases a QTC doc will say I can't release it to you and you must

go through your VARO for it.

I feel sure the VA requested this for a reason and it's not really out of the blue

as they have to pay for it.

Do you have a MH claim in, a request for increase or are you up for

re-evaluation of current level of disability ?

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I must have been up for a re-evaluation.

Papa

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