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Importance of “At least as likely as not”

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I received my C&P exam result and the VA examiner did not indicate “at least as likely as not” on any of my exams.

So, my question is, is “at least as likely as not” required if I was on active duty during my C&P exams? 

Advisement : I did not upload exam results due to the fact it’s 100+ pages

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Thanks Berta! I’ve been to that site a few times already. It’s very informative much so like this site. 
  
I plan to post a few of the C&P results I am suspicious about. I have 100+ pages of C&P (hard copy) notes.

 

What is the most critical part of the results? 
 

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2 hours ago, Apache said:

I plan to post a few of the C&P results I am suspicious about. I have 100+ pages of C&P (hard copy) notes.

What is the most critical part of the results? 

Be sure to redact/omit and personal/private information.

It would depend on the kind of exam. Some exams are pretty cut and dry while others cover a lot of condition. You can just post the relevant parts if you want. Some veterans just scan and post the whole thing (redacting personal/private information), but that can be pretty lengthy sometimes.

The most critical part of a C&P is the section where they make their opinion and state if it is not due to, less likely, as likely as not, most/more likely, or is due to. That part is where service connection can be granted or denied. The other parts I mentioned earlier go more in hand with the rating criteria and how the VA determines the percentage for each connected disability.

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The majority of my disabilities are musculoskeletal. I understand that musculoskeletal disabilities are mostly based on ROM for rating purposes. Besides ROM what are the other contributing factors ie: Pain, functionality? 

 

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