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C&p Ptsd Error


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I filed a statement on ebenefits stating to the rater that the PTSD C&P was not correct with the DRs Statements. The DR stated that I was in a helicopter crash and the pilot had his eye slashed and he hurt his arm. I stated that this was not true. First I told them that the helicopter lost power with the red lights and emergency alarms going off. The pilots managed to get the engines restarted so we did not crash. Then the DR stated that my fire patient was burned severely. That also I did not state. The patient had some first and second degree burns with smoke inhalation. So I submitted this information. The VA has not asked me for support for these stressors yet but I noticed that they have stated that they have requested information from me on 11/30 but I have not received anything from them on it. I submitted a statement of my stressors that my VA social worker had me wright up what really happened and I told the VA in my statement to look for this to show that I was not lying to the DR.

My questions to you are.

Will the VA require a new C&P due to this error from the DR?

Will this hurt my chances sense the DR diagnosed me with PTSD?

thank you

Diver

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"Will the VA require a new C&P due to this error from the DR?"

possibly not

"Will this hurt my chances sense the DR diagnosed me with PTSD?"

With your MOS as Medic I don't think it will.

But it is difficult to predict what the VA will do.

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Thank you Berta I really appreciate your insight on this. I have been stressing like you would not believe about this. The exam was only 10 min but the DR had notes everywhere on the paperwork when I came into the room and he had stated to me he wanted to get me out of there quickly and that he would get me Service connected for depression due to pain so I was rather surprised to hear from my social worker that the DR had also done his own diagnosis of PTSD. I just don’t want the VA to spend an additional 6 months looking for something that does not exist.

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