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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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Since having surgery 07/26/11 for a service connect condition and my claim is on appeal.By it being at the rating board will i have to have a C&P exam?

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Maybe, but if it is at the rating board they probably have enough from your recent surgery to make a decision. However, the VA may want a C&P just to see where you are now. I would think they would want to see how you have or have not recovered. Usually, if it is at the rating board they have all they need to rate it, but who knows with these guys. If you are looking for a date when you claim will be done nobody can tell.

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Unless you just separated no C&P means no increase or denial.

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Just had my C & P today for IHD. The Dr. doing it was a Family Dr. and it lasted about 20 minutes, asked a few questions and listened to my heart with stethascope.

That was it. Now I wait to find out the result, again. Had medical reports from various civilian doctors sent to VARO, including my civilian heart doctor and family physician. Hope I can post results in Success Stores in a few months. Will get a copy of the C & P through FOIA in a few weeks to see what was put in it. Have had 2 other C & P exams that were successful, hopefully this one will be too. Not sure this is in the right place to put this, pretty new to posting here, although I've been collecting good advice as guest for over a year.

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