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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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Hello all,

I was scheduled two sets of appts for my exams. Due to some unfortunate events at the time, I was not able to make any and the va decided on my claim. They gave me 0% for two amputation on my fingers and a rating of 10% on my PTSD. Now I have proof of all and when it happen and my diagnosis by two separate dr.(one being in the va prior to exam)

Now I understand how I did not make my exams they came about my decision.

Now I went to go file a request for reconsideration and I noticed when I got home it was a NOD.

I need help now! Does the NOD make a difference to a RR.

I'm just tryng to get my exams again. I have proof of the trouble my family went thru that caused me to miss my exams, but the lady at the VA said they don't need it. What can I do to try and get some exams rescheduled again?! Thanks

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Welcome to Hadit. I would write the VARO and ask if I could take the C&P and for them to reconsider when they have all the evidence.

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The same thing happened to me, I failed to receive the appointment letter (probably threw the QTC letter out because of junk mail) and they denied my AO claim. I appealed by letter and they answered and set up a new QTC appointment. Don't be too concerned, you'll get through.

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Send a letter to the RO stating that you are not appealing the decision at this time. However, you are requesting and will be available for a C&P exam. If you have medical evidence that the rating is incorrect or that you were low balled you can ask for reconsideration. Reconsideration must abe accompanied by medical evidence, otherwise it is consider an appeal.

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