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I had a C&P for other issues but while doing the C&P the doc picked up on me having headaches so they awarded as issue/contention 30%. " we (VA) have assigned a 30 percent evaluation for your headaches based on: Characteristic prostrating attacks occurring on an average once a month over last several months". A higher evaluation of 50 percent is not warranted for migraine unless evidence shows very frequent completely prostrating attacks productive of server economic inadaptability.

I was having headaches since 1984(documented in medical records (MR) don't know if I was treated for headaches, that's something I have to research within my MR,  so the VA Retro rep told me. 

Question: Is there a form other than an NOD that I need to submit to get retro active pay if and when I find the proof of treatment for headaches? 

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When did you file your headache claim? That will assist us in answering this question.

 

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I think I answered this question the other day in another thread???????

The Retro is based 99% of the time,on the date you first filed the formal claim.

The only exceptions are  if the claim was filed within one year after discharge or if a SSDI award impacted on a 100% SC award and could add a favorable year to the EED for more retro.    Lots of EED info here under a search.

I cant think of any other exceptions.

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That is why I asked Berta. He needs to read the 3.400.

 

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