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100% Temporary Convalescence is not only for S/C contentions


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I wanted to pass this on and share with all fellow Veteran's.  The CFR for Convalescence is not just for S/C contention as the CFR indicates http://www.benefits.va.gov/COMPENSATION/claims-special-convalescence.asp

I applied for 100% Temporary Convalescence for my right foot (which is NOT s/c) due to my left ankle (is S/C).  I was told it would be tough so I got all my ducks in a row.  I had my podiatrist write a very good IMO to support my claim.  That the left ankle was the cause of my right foot fracture.  The letter is what I truly believed help this claim.

I wanted to share this so all Veteran's know that you can submit a claim of this nature even on a non-service connected contention.

 

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