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I received my rating for PTSD at 50% which my be correct but I still have a lingering question about the % due to the statement from my C&P report the I was at a moderate to severe level. Should I let it stand or file to be reconsidered.

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Are you able to work? That is the main difference between 70%-100% for PTSD and 50%. I would think moderate to severe would be 70%, but what was your GAF and do you work?

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My gaf has run from 52-58 for the last 4 years and I am still stuck on 50% for major Depression. You will probably have to get IMO/IME to get any higher.

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That still puts you into priority group one, No co pays for treatment or medicine.

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With you being able to work and a higher GAF they probably assumed you are 50% impaired...If you have more problems and feel you are more impaired you can always appeal within one year from this decision,,,however you can also risk being reduced too. After a year if you get worse it would be a new claim...

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