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Regional Office And C&p



I did the blue button today and see that the regional office consulted C&P to discredit the IMO I got from my now retired primary care doctor who's now practicing at a local area clinic... C&P done without my knowledge is trying to use two other doctors from specialty clinics to discredit the now retired VA doctor's opinion .... I have filed my form 9 with his IMO so I have a feeling I'll be getting a SSOC and certified for BVA....

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Wonderful News!

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If your IMO was from a primary care doctor, even a VA PCP, it will not carry the same level of credibility and persuasion as an IMO from a specialist who diagnoses and treats a specific medical condition. IMOs for heart conditions should be prepared by a cardiologist, IMOs for Cancer should be prepared by an oncologist or hematologist depending on the type of cancer, etc.

I hope I am wrong and you win your claim.

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I realize I should have gone to a specialist but around here there are like 6 or 7 and none are willing to write one without being a regular patient. My old doctor is a board certified internalist for 35+ years. In this case we are dealing with liver issues that's SC'ed aggravating or causing Diabetes Type 2. If you search the Web and published articles NAFLD and NASH can cause diabetes but the doctors here deny it.....In fact I believe the lay evidence I submitted is your three times more likely to get diabetes and/or insulin resistance that later results in Diabetes. My old doctor agreed and wrote a medical opinion after all he did all my workup on my liver and later my DM until his retirement. I hope it's enough it's all I got right now and no where else to go in town without trying to get a IMO somewhere else at some distance away...

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Rather than trying to discredit your old doctor's IMO, is it possible the RO just wanted the two VA specialists to review your old doctor's IMO and other evidence supporting your claim so they could provide an opinion to the RO as to whether or not your claim is supported by reasonable medical rationale?


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Hopefully you will hear something soon.

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SSOC Issued I guess It's off to the BVA - Wish me luck. I hope it doesn't take the time I think it will be oh well....Hurry UP and Wait is the game.

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Good luck to you.

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