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Berta

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Please check out my article on the new rules at

http://www.vawatchdogtoday.org/

The Petition is about 66 pages long,including exhibits, but I focused on significant parts of it.

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Excellent article Berta!

It still chaps me a bit that the VA examiner said that I have many PTSD symptoms but in his opinion, didn't warrant a "full" diagnosis of PTSD, even though I have a PTSD diagnosis from a MD Psychiatrist.

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Please check out my article on the new rules at

http://www.vawatchdogtoday.org/

The Petition is about 66 pages long,including exhibits, but I focused on significant parts of it.

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Please check out my article on the new rules at

http://www.vawatchdogtoday.org/

The Petition is about 66 pages long,including exhibits, but I focused on significant parts of it.

Berta,

Excellent article! Thank you for making it all easy to understand.

When the new PTSD regs came into effect I had concerns that they stipulated there must be a VA diagnosis. The fact that medical diagnoses outside of the VA are being ignored is very disturbing.

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Thank you both!

This situation is of great concern to me.Something has to change it.

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NOVA and others seem to be attacking the new rules to allow for private doctors diagnosis to be accepted I hope they win.

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Update:

Wounded Warriors and Vietnam Veterans of America have joined this petition and are captioned now as included by the CAVC.

http://www.cafc.uscourts.gov/images/stories/opinions-orders/2010-7136.1-21-11.1.pdf

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