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I have a claim in process (Gathering Evidence), with 7 individual disabilities.

My question: If the private treatment/clinical records from my HMO show additional disabilities not listed in my claim, will the VA Representative who is reviewing those HMO records, place them into my VA claim for rating?

Example: I did not put in my claim Hearing Loss, MDD, Strokes-but they ARE in my medical records.

I see now that I should have requested a VSR-my loss.

Stationed in Thailand 1966-1969

Any help greatly appreciated!

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In theory, yes. In practice? Someone else will have to answer that one. I did have the C&P doc say she had added things to my 30 individual items, but they don't show on ebenefits, so I am not sure until I get a decision. Someone here will be able to fill in the blanks, I'm sure.

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They can infer a claim on your rating decision. If they see something obvious like say AO. You claimed prostate and they noticed you have a dx for DMII. Best bet is to claim it.

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