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So im looking on this e-benefits website and just browsing around and i noticed i have an old claim labeled non-service connected bipolar.

Now i've never filed a claim but i was was forced to see someone for anger management post deployment in 06.

is it possible a doctor put this claim in or maybe i did it while in a drunken blackout which is also entirely possible.  Thoughts?

 

 

 

 

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Typically if you don't put in for it then it is not ever looked at.  Now if you had something happen in service and a doctor opinioned in on what they thought you had and it could be Bipolar, then it is possible.  Now if you just put in for it when you were drunk , then you would have received some sort of paper work letting you know why it was not service connected.  

Were you seen in service for Bipolar?

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7 hours ago, steven13081 said:

So im looking on this e-benefits website and just browsing around and i noticed i have an old claim labeled non-service connected bipolar.

Now i've never filed a claim but i was was forced to see someone for anger management post deployment in 06.

is it possible a doctor put this claim in or maybe i did it while in a drunken blackout which is also entirely possible.  Thoughts?

yes its possible a Dr  sent in a claim for you,,,as shrenkthetank1 mention you should have received a notice denial or award  one way or the other you should been notified. you need to request your C-File AND LOOK INIT TO SEE YOUR MEDICAL RECORDS AND WHAT DR'S HAVE SAID ABOUT YOUR CONDITION OR CONDITIONS.

 

 

 

 

 

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9 hours ago, steven13081 said:

non-service connected bipolar.

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Do you have any Mental Health related SCs? if you do the NSC would be odd unless you directly told them you were bipolar before you entered the military.

as the others have mentioned, if it was adjudicated you should have paperwork on it somewhere. if it wasn't adjudicated you might want to consider working that path. An NSC aggravated by a SC can be compensable in certain circumstances.

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