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SMC 21-2680

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When filing for SMC do you have to indicate which one on the 21-2680? I don’t know how to fill it out and I have to look it up to see what it looks like the 1800 emailed it to me but says it cant find but I can google search it. If I go to the RO tomorrow ask to get a VSO and help filling out this form will it take longer since they drag their feet  or will I have to fight everyday for whats rightfully mine..

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Here's a link for that form.

https://www.va.gov/vaforms/form_detail.asp?FormNo=21-2680

You can fill out the top part with your name then take it or email it to your doctor for him to fill out.

My doctor filled mine out and I submitted it with my claim to be prepared.

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As far as whether they consider you housebound or a/a I'm guessing it's based on the doctors answers and the vets medical situation.  I've seen a lot of discussion on it here.  Others can give more detail re that aspect than I can.

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My primary Va doctor said he would fill it out to help prove my case. I guess then submit it on ebenefits like a normal claim? And attach the form as submitted evidence online? Or would it benefit me to go to my Regional Office and have them submit it? I just don’t see how this is applying for SMC? My choice appointment for the neurologist for my headaches condition and TBi is the day after Christmas I think I’ll ask him if he would fill it out. A neurologist weighted opinion might serve me better for the aid and atendence. My VA doctor told me to ask him about the effects of medical marijuana since he can’t perscribe it to me and he doesn’t want to give me any higher dose of stimulants of Ritalin. I made him aware that I was given a medical marijuana card and he said he fine with that it won’t effect my benefit he has a lot of vets currently on them. I said I have the medical card but wanted his ok before I tried anything such as that for my headaches and ptsd. I have two young kids and don’t want them to ever see this and don’t want them to think drugs are ok so it like my A&P license to work on planes meaning I have it but can’t and won’t use it due to negative effects...

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