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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 had a VSO file my claim. All was refiled plus PTSD, which I am diagnosed with by VA Doctors. But I am also diagnosed and service connected for Anxiety/Depression 30%. I have been reading to where you can only recieve 1 rating in this catagory. Am I screwing up by going to this C&P. Or should it be corrected by the VA. I was hopsitalized at the beginging of the year for Anxiety,depression,PTSD and Alcohol. If it wasnt relivant would they have scheduled the exam? Do I need to tell the Dr it should be for an increase on my existing SC or just let it run it's course? Will it hurt me to let it run its course? Any help will be appreciated

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I had a VSO file my claim. All was refiled plus PTSD, which I am diagnosed with by VA Doctors. But I am also diagnosed and service connected for Anxiety/Depression 30%. I have been reading to where you can only recieve 1 rating in this catagory. Am I screwing up by going to this C&P. Or should it be corrected by the VA. I was hopsitalized at the beginging of the year for Anxiety,depression,PTSD and Alcohol. If it wasnt relivant would they have scheduled the exam? Do I need to tell the Dr it should be for an increase on my existing SC or just let it run it's course? Will it hurt me to let it run its course? Any help will be appreciated

Never ever miss a C&P don't worry the VA will rate how it needs to be.

Good Luck

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I agree with Pete 1000%.

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I went in yesterday for my C&P in Gainesville for mental health. Had Dr.Davis, seems he asked alot of questions that didnt pertain. The one that stands out the most was at the end about my finances and how I was doing. But all in all I quess it went well.

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To give you peace of mind, I would suggest getting a copy of the exam to see how well it actually went. It'll give you a heads up where your claim is heading. Good luck

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