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Increase/iu C&p


sparkle

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Hi all and thank you for your service. I took my c&p exam for depression/ iu, on 10/09/12 and on the work sheet was this: 3. Symptoms

For VA rating purposes, check all symptoms that apply to the Veteran's diagnoses:this is what the c&p dr. checked.

depressed mood

anxiety

chronic sleep impairment

circumstantial, circumlocutory, or stereotyped speech

impaired judgment

disturbances of motivation and mood

difficulty in adapting to stressful circumstances, including work and social relationships

difficulty in adaping to stressful circumstances, including work or a worklike setting

impaired impusle control, such as unprovoked irritability with periods of violence

capable of managing her financial affairs

Not sure this will help me get my iu or a increase from 40% to maybe 70%, BTW GAF is 45.

claim filed 8/19/11, claim is in the rating stage as of 11/19/12

completion date: 1/8/13 - 4/20/13 just hope its not 1 more year of waiting. any one got input on my quest for IU/Increase.

Thanks In Advance,

*Sparkle

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wow Bob that was fast the winston salem ro in NC is so slow. I was thinking things would go quick because I just have one thing Iam filing for. Is there something I can do to make things speed up? and thank you for your service as well.

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Ours is at the Winston-Salem RO as well....had C&P's done March 2011 - still waiting - in prep for decision phase ....but more then 1 contention (upgrades) for the both of us. Hoping now that you've had your C&P and you only have one contention to your claim (upgrade) things will go a lot quicker for you then they have been going for us. I hope when you get your white/brown envelope you'll share the news just to give others waiting (Winston-Salem) an idea of the timeline for completion. Best wishes - hope you get both the increase and IU - from the symptoms you listed it sure looks like you rate the 70% .

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Hi Sparkle,

The reason it went so quickly, it was a claim that

was treated as a reopened claim from 1976. I got case

management involved & they expedited it. Also it was

1 issue (para. schitz.). My claim was filed in July 2011.

Best of luck to you,

Bob K

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Hi Sparkle,

The reason it went so quickly, it was a claim that

was treated as a reopened claim from 1976. I got case

management involved & they expedited it. Also it was

1 issue (para. schitz.). My claim was filed in July 2011.

Best of luck to you,

Bob K

I only have one claim in as well. I will be posting the out come of each stage.

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Hey Sparkle. I talked with you last year when we both were dealing with SSDI. Did you make sure that the VARO obtained your SSDI records? If they have those and your C&p exam all you can do is sit back and wait. I was told SSDI was a slow process. That was fast and easy for me compared to the VA. Your a nice person with a big heart. Hang in there.

Mike.

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Hey Sparkle. I talked with you last year when we both were dealing with SSDI. Did you make sure that the VARO obtained your SSDI records? If they have those and your C&p exam all you can do is sit back and wait. I was told SSDI was a slow process. That was fast and easy for me compared to the VA. Your a nice person with a big heart. Hang in there.

Mike.

Hi Mike, I gave my ssdi award letter to my rep. and my ssdi was awarded based on my smc. just 3mos and i got my ssdi, that was fast. Mike no one has said any thing about me getting iu, do you think i could get it? i also had a imo statement and a letter from my va pysh and the c&p that said i would likely not be able to be in a work setting. All the c&p statements was:

likely could not work in a work sitting

likely is do to my depression

likely can not work do to whats in her smc and what i can see today (my way of putting it)

it never said more likely than not at any time. I feel likely could still mean a good thing or maybe 80%. Just waiting for more feed back on this.sad.png

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Hi Sparkle. I swear I sent you a response yesterday. I must of not hit send.

Anyway I think you should apply for TDUI at some point. I am no expert on the timing of this since you have a pending claim. Other folks here might share some insight on this.

Anyway,here are my thoughts. You need this increase. Think about any secondary conditions. I assume your MH condition is at 30%. What is the other 10% Sc for?

Best wishes to you.

Mike.

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Hi Sparkle. I swear I sent you a response yesterday. I must of not hit send.

Anyway I think you should apply for TDUI at some point. I am no expert on the timing of this since you have a pending claim. Other folks here might share some insight on this.

Anyway,here are my thoughts. You need this increase. Think about any secondary conditions. I assume your MH condition is at 30%. What is the other 10% Sc for?

Best wishes to you.

Mike.

Hi Mike, 30% is for depression, and 10% for tbi with depression being secondary. Guess i will just wait to see what i get from this claim and go from there. I will keep you posted Mike.dry.png

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UPDATE:

checked ebenefits today and my claim is prepared for mailing. I called my amvet rep and was told by him my claim is closed, and he would check today to see what my rating is. Letter is still the same % 40. So could anyone tell me when my money should hit the bank or will this take 3 or 4 more months. winston can be slow at times. any one have WS as their RO.

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