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For Vets With Sc Heart Disease

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Theis information is now into effect for Vets with Service Connected heart disease.

Diagnostic code 7101:

The VA directives now state that Hypertension is to be rated separately from heart disease. They have been short changing Vets foir years by combining these. If you are SC.d for Heart disease and have Hypertension, You need to ask for a separate rating for the Hypertension.

Note (3): Evaluate hypertension separately from hypertensive

heart disease and other types of heart disease.

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You must file a claim: show a nexus that Htn existed in service or to a compensable degree within the first post service year.

If you are a RVN vet and have DM you can claim it as secondary to DM.

I have seen some vets gets SC secondary to PTSD.

Hope this helps.

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