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    When a Veteran starts considering whether or not to file a VA Disability Claim, there are a lot of questions that he or she tends to ask. Over the last 10 years, the following are the 14 most common basic questions I am asked about ...
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  • Can a 100 percent Disabled Veteran Work and Earn an Income?

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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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Well after 2 1/2 years of waiting i was finally granted a favorable from the AJ... after reading it close i am amazed seems i barley won , to my advantage i had according to the AJ 4 doctors one va and 3 others all saying the same thing i should be granted , and on the other side i have one doctor i never met who works for SS and he said i should not receive SSD based on my application and a pain survey they sent me.. NO exam verses 6 years and 4 doctors and it was a close call????????????? Well i did see the AJ suggested i be re-examed in one year i notice from everyone else this is a very short time period anyone have any insight on what will happen will i get a exam or a letter to fill out? If i will be getting an exam i have to line up lots of doctors to counter their one expert...

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Robert,

Congradulations...............As far as a 1 year exam goes its a crap shoot, but I think you will be OK from here on out.

2 1/2 years .....good back payment, also auto medicare since it will be over your 2 year wait period.......TAKE IT.

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Robert:

Congrats and sorry that you had such a long wait. The back pay will be nice.

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Does anyone have anything to say yea or na on if your already 100%PT and now you get medicare should i take A and B or is B not going to benefit me??

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Take the medicare, it is well worth it.......but that is my feelings as I will not go to the VA unless forced to do so, and medical I get fron private docs are sent to the VA for my C-file.

I also have BC/BS but it is secondary to medicare, either way there has never been a co-pay.

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