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Claim Going Too Fast A Bad Thing?

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Hello everyone, I have a question about my claim. It's been open since Dec 2011, but it was closed because i didnt give them more info. I submitted info to the VA in May/June then I had a C&P exam on Jul 9. Then soon after my exam the claim went to Prepartion of a Decision and now today its Pending Decision Approval. I'm thinking to too fast and they are going to deny me. Any insight will be helpful. Thanks

Claim: PTSD

Service: 2002-2009

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You generally don't "waste" an examination slot if there is no chance of service connection. The reasons why an RVSR would request a C&PE are to determine a current level of disability, or perhaps to get a medical pinion, or to confirm a diagnosis.

We complain when claims take too long ... are we now complaining when a single issue claim isn't taking long enough? wink.png

Hello everyone, I have a question about my claim. It's been open since Dec 2011, but it was closed because i didnt give them more info. I submitted info to the VA in May/June then I had a C&P exam on Jul 9. Then soon after my exam the claim went to Prepartion of a Decision and now today its Pending Decision Approval. I'm thinking to too fast and they are going to deny me. Any insight will be helpful. Thanks

Claim: PTSD

Service: 2002-2009

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You generally don't "waste" an examination slot if there is no chance of service connection. The reasons why an RVSR would request a C&PE are to determine a current level of disability, or perhaps to get a medical pinion, or to confirm a diagnosis.

We complain when claims take too long ... are we now complaining when a single issue claim isn't taking long enough? wink.png

i'm not complaining just a little concerned ya know "if its too good to be true", as for the info thanks a lot

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There really is no way to tell if going fast or slow is a good or bad sign. It is like reading tea leaves. I know we all want some clue as to how things are going but best to wait for the letter.

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In my experience, with my recent C&P, it was shortly after that the claim was decided. I hope you get good news soon.

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You generally don't "waste" an examination slot if there is no chance of service connection. The reasons why an RVSR would request a C&PE are to determine a current level of disability, or perhaps to get a medical pinion, or to confirm a diagnosis.

We complain when claims take too long ... are we now complaining when a single issue claim isn't taking long enough? wink.png

Your kicker at the end sure isn't necessary, especially to a first time poster.

I would have sent this to you in a PM but in the past, you have chosen to ignore those.

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