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GOT THE CALL 5 MINUTES AGO APPROVED FOR SSD FOR PTSD. 1 DOWN 1 TO GO THE VA IS NEXT. 5 MONTHS FROM APPLICATION. ON THE FIRST TRY.

excellent make sure to submit your award letter from social security to your claims package.

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This is great and you deserve this award.

Wonderful news Calnight!

And it probably came at a good time.

Might take them time to send the $$$$$ but at least you know it is on it's way.

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Hay Everyone:

I got my first denial letter from SSA for Social Security Disability due to PTSD, Bi-polar, Anxiety, Major Depressive Disorder and Chronic Peripheral Polynueropathy (They have a lot of Medical Documentation of all of these things) and then I see they awarded here approval for PTSD. I have a good Disability Group of Social Security Experts (lawyers, etc) They told me not to worry that almost everyone gets turned down the first time and they wouldn't have taken my case if they thought I was not going to win. I just wonder how some can get approved for PTSD and others not...At any rate they are taking care of filing the reconsideration papers, etc.. I'm still waiting on a decision from VA on my increase due to IU and T&P..should be anyday now.

Michelle

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I would hand deliver the SSDI award letter to your local VARO in support of your IU. Get them to make a copy and have it date stamped. Take no chances with these bastards. This is very heavy evidence and should be the seal on you IU. If the VA has accepted the fact you have service connected PTSD the SSDI award is proof that it has made you IU. I went the same way. I got the SSDI first for a combination of mental jazz and the VA then eventually rated me IU. They tried to wriggle out of it to the very end. Many of us here got SSDI before we were rated 100% or IU for our SC condition. This should not be but the VA stalls and stalls. The standards for SSDI are higher than for IU but the VA is harder to navigate since we have no lawyers most of the time.

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Hay Everyone:

I got my first denial letter from SSA for Social Security Disability due to PTSD, Bi-polar, Anxiety, Major Depressive Disorder and Chronic Peripheral Polynueropathy (They have a lot of Medical Documentation of all of these things) and then I see they awarded here approval for PTSD. I have a good Disability Group of Social Security Experts (lawyers, etc) They told me not to worry that almost everyone gets turned down the first time and they wouldn't have taken my case if they thought I was not going to win. I just wonder how some can get approved for PTSD and others not...At any rate they are taking care of filing the reconsideration papers, etc.. I'm still waiting on a decision from VA on my increase due to IU and T&P..should be anyday now.

Michelle

Michelle,

Hang in there, I am sure the attorneys are working on this for you. It sometimes takes a couple of tries when your dealing with SSA. It won't take long just keep you doctor appt. and keep doing what ya gotta do. :D

Jangrin

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GOT THE CALL 5 MINUTES AGO APPROVED FOR SSD FOR PTSD. 1 DOWN 1 TO GO THE VA IS NEXT. 5 MONTHS FROM APPLICATION. ON THE FIRST TRY.

Calnight,

Awwsome, good for you. It really takes some of the pressure off when you get notified that you have been approved for the SSD entitlement. Congrats!!

Jangrin :D

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1968,

If you are awarded SSDI, it means that the SSA feels that you are UNABLE TO DO ANY TYPE OF WORK. You are 100% disabled. SS adminstration takes into consideration all debilitating physical and mental processes whether they are realated to military conditions or not.

The VA determines your disability as it relates to service connected conditions.

VA will have to decide what percentage of disability he has from service connected mental and physical conditions using VA math.

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In a way SSD is proof that you can't work. If it is for a service connected already reason even better for your claim in my opinion. It is possible to be SSD and not VA and vice versa.

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Hay Everyone:

I got my first denial letter from SSA for Social Security Disability due to PTSD, Bi-polar, Anxiety, Major Depressive Disorder and Chronic Peripheral Polynueropathy (They have a lot of Medical Documentation of all of these things) and then I see they awarded here approval for PTSD. I have a good Disability Group of Social Security Experts (lawyers, etc) They told me not to worry that almost everyone gets turned down the first time and they wouldn't have taken my case if they thought I was not going to win. I just wonder how some can get approved for PTSD and others not...At any rate they are taking care of filing the reconsideration papers, etc.. I'm still waiting on a decision from VA on my increase due to IU and T&P..should be anyday now.

Michelle

same for me took 2 1/2 years i was awarded in Sept of 2006 applied in march of 2004 and still am waiting for my friggin check told processing is behind right now... funny thing is i just got a letter from IRS saying i own them money and to pay by march 14 or face problems i also notcied they added 50% to the bill in the form of interest ... if they owe you money just wait and if you owe them pay up orelse...

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