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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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LanceJoseph

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I was recently sent an SOC raising my ptsd to 70% but denied effective date back to the date of NOD jan 2011. I went and got an IMO and a doc from an employer.

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Did your IMO doctor have a copy of your VA medical records, C-File and SMR's? You don't have to have the doctor prove that you have PTSD since it is a given, but he should have your rating decision and medical records to refer to in his opinion. Also, he is not really precise about dates. He also puts the kibosh on P&T since he things with intensive therapy you could go back to work. He is saying you are 100% disabled and not just 70% which is good. I do see strong points to this IMO and certain weaknesses. How much did he charge? The IMO does sound like a 100% disability case to me, but the VA will decide that fact. At least TDIU for sure. Have you applied for social security disability?

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Yes the first 3 pages are him pointing out the errors in the most recent c&p exam and even my original c&p with the QTC and also the recent SOC. These are just the last couple pages. I don't have ssdi. He only charged 200

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LanceJoseph,

Who was the doctor and telephone number who did your IMO? Does he have a website to look at?

Thanks

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