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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'm 60% service connected for severe coronary artery disease dated August 2006, I just found out about TDIU so I filed for it. I had my CP exam and the doc wrote

"as a result of the veteran's significant coronary history and residual of chronic stable angina, he would be unable to hold positions in either sedentary or active employment."

I also just sent in my ssdi awards letter dating back to april 2002 for severe coronary artery disease and depression.

The RO stated he had to send away for my social security medical records, don't understand why. I have been in the decision mode for a couple of months any clue on how long this could take.

Thanks for your help.

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Sounds pretty favorable for you. As far as a time frame, the VA works in mysterious ways so a time frame is too large of a time window to dissect.

I hope it is not too long.

J

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Thanks "J"Appreciate the help

Sounds pretty favorable for you. As far as a time frame, the VA works in mysterious ways so a time frame is too large of a time window to dissect.

I hope it is not too long.

J

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It is possible that you should have been given an effective date for IU effective the same date you got SSDI. Sometimes the VA will accept SSD records from the vet and sometimes they won't.

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Iris called me today and told me that the average time after the claim moves to Decision phase is 92 days for St. Petersburg, Florida, they have received all my paperwork, I guess we will wait and see how true this is.

Thanks for all your help!!!

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