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Not sure how to title this or where to put.  

Hypothetical, so numbers are off.

Okay lets say a person is rated 60% for combined various alignments for service connected issues.  

This same person has separate mental issues at 40%.

Mental issues are a separate C&P exam from physical issues

Now this person goes in for a review of his/her mental issues.

Upon C&P completion it is decided the person is now at 100% (which is unlikely of course except extreme cases I am pretty sure)

This confuses me because upon the award letter arrival it states the person is awarded 100% with no further examinations.

Does that mean no further examinations also for the the physical 60% ratings, or just no more reviews for mental.

leaving out all other exact numbers and going above 100%, I am just curious of this particular question.   

Hopefully I hear some good replies because odd enough my mind keeps wondering about this lol

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If you are P and T, no further Cand P exams. That verbiage doesn't mean that VHA can't continue to request exams for treatment and followup, it just means that VBA won't request exams for compensation. If it says no further exams, then, no further exams. The P and T applies to the claim, not the contention. Contentions can be static or not, but the claim itself is what is rated permanent and total. 

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we need to see the letter minus you personal info!

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I agree with Broken. P&T is final (unless there was initial fraud.) Once you're P&T, that's it. If they can change it, well then, it isn't P&T, right. But you still can be called for follow-up exams, they just won't be for compensation. Say you have diabetes in your example. The VA is still going to be scheduling you in to see if your conditions are stable or gotten worse. Or now effected some other body system, like your eyes, or extremities. 

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Based upon your post it appears the veteran would be 100% P & T with no future C & P exams but the veteran would have ongoing future treatment exams. Which I do agree with the above posts.  Now even though the veteran is rated 100% P & T, if the veteran would file a new and separate claim, VA would then have to schedule a new and separate C & P exam.  Example: Say the veteran is rated 100% for mental, 30% for spine and 30% for IBS and is considered P & T.  The veteran then files a new separate claim for migraines, VA would have to set up and schedule a new C & P exam for this claim contention.

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