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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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Hi Everyone,

 

I hope all is well with you. I am new to this site and am hoping I would get some of my questions answered.

I recently was rated by the VA 100% PTSD with SMC-S last month (Feb 2017). However, nowhere in the letter was it mentioned that it's Permanent and Total (P&T). And it did say future examination will be scheduled. I would like to have them make it P&T for obvious reasons (CH 35, ChampVA), and also because of the chronic nature of my PTSD. I was diagnosed with it since Jan 2013 and also was rated by the VA 70% PTSD at the time. Now, 4 years later, still going through it and according to their current rating, worse of.

My question is, should I apply/request the VA to make it P & T? Or should I just wait for them if or when  they will change it to P & T. And if the answer if yes, what are the chances of it getting approved? What are the negative implication, if there are any? And if I do decide to apply, how do I do it? 

I thank you in advance for the help and advice. I am looking forward to your posts.

 

Warm Regards

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