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    You’ve just been rated 100% disabled by the Veterans Affairs. After the excitement of finally having the rating you deserve wears off, you start asking questions. One of the first questions that you might ask is this: It’s a legitimate question – rare is the Veteran that finds themselves sitting on the couch eating bon-bons … Continue reading

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    • How to get your questions answered...


      All VA Claims questions should be posted on our forums. Read the forums without registering, to post you must register it’s free. Register for a free account.

      Tips on posting on the forums.

      Post a clear title like ‘Need help preparing PTSD claim’ or “VA med center won’t schedule my surgery” instead of ‘I have a question’.


      Knowledgable people who don’t have time to read all posts may skip yours if your need isn’t clear in the title. I don’t read all posts every login and will gravitate towards those I have more info on.


      Use paragraphs instead of one huge, rambling introduction or story. Again – You want to make it easy for others to help. If your question is buried in a monster paragraph there are fewer who will investigate to dig it out.


      Leading to:

      Post clear questions and then give background info on them.

      Examples:

      A. I was previously denied for apnea – Should I refile a claim?


      I was diagnosed with apnea in service and received a CPAP machine but claim was denied in 2008. Should I refile?



      B. I may have PTSD- how can I be sure?

      I was involved in traumatic incident on base in 1974 and have had nightmares ever since, but I did not go to mental health while enlisted. How can I get help?



      This gives members a starting point to ask clarifying questions like “Can you post the Reasons for Denial from your claim?” etc.

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      Your firsts posts on the board may be delayed before they show up, as they are reviewed, this process does not take long and the review requirement will be removed usually by the 6th post, though we reserve the right to keep anyone on moderator preview.

      This process allows us to remove spam and other junk posts before they hit the board. We want to keep the focus on VA Claims and this helps us do that.
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kevin4998

Damn, wait... what!?

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Kevin, since you recently had a rating decision you can appeal it.  Once you get your decision you can also take it to your treating mental health physician or a social worker and have them explain it to you. Be forewarned that have focus and concentration problems can cause VA to consider you incompetent to manage your own fund if you don't have proof that you can.

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pacmanx1

Asknod seems to think or suggest were giving out wrong information and it will screw up a veterans claim. (WELL OF COURSE IT WOULD IF THAT STATMENT IS TRUE)

Well I don't see any wrong information being put here on these hadit post,

We all give a good answer the best we can its never the wrong information, IF IT IS  IT WILL BE CORRECTED RIGHT AWAY FROM A MEMBER THAT CATCHES  IT,

I think we all do a fairly good job answering these post and helping veterans the best we can  and just think we don't have the FAMED OPPORTUNITY  to look inside the Veterans V.B.M.S.

 Pacmanx1, We are luckly to have members such as You ,GB Army Sherkthetank1, Vync broken soldier 244th, broncovet,  berta and many others.  I think all you guys are great answering these veterans questions.

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21 hours ago, pacmanx1 said:

OK, I will admit that this particular rating is very confusing and that my brain does not work right all the time but this statement is not true. ASKNOD STATED "Kevin4993's post w/ his RD is confusing. If he had TDIU before he got that decision dated 5/08/202, then look at the finding of fact. It says TDIU is established as of 5/08/2020/ This is the "reset" I've seen a lot of."  This rating decision does not state this and further, I don't see that VA has change the veterans' TDIU effective date at all.  The decision only states that the veterans' DEA CH 35 has been established as of 05/07/20.  Is my brain going crazy and did I miss something and have to go back and re-read it again.  Please help my brain out?  Where does this say that? I hate that my brain is missing something that should be right in front of my face. I just don't see it. 

Thanks from this old poor veteran.

Roger that  pacmanx1

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2 hours ago, Buck52 said:

Pacmanx1, We are luckly to have members such as You ,GB Army Sherkthetank1, Vync broken soldier 244th, broncovet,  berta and many others.  I think all you guys are great answering these veterans questions.

Thanks for the good words, no problem we are here to try to help and relieve some of the anxiety and stress from VA, Ebenefits, and VA.gov.  I think most of us has been to the point of  "Damn, wait...what!?" with VA and how the heck did VA decide that and try to discern and overcome rating decisions. We learn as we go day by day, when we lose respect and consideration for other opinions' it just shows negative on ourselves. VA is the enemy here not fellow posters, if I am wrong, I am wrong. I don't think anyone has seen all and done all with VA decisions and opinions.  The good thing about this site is that you can get difference of opinions and as always, it is up to the OP (Original Poster) to understand their responses.

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    • How to get your questions answered...


      All VA Claims questions should be posted on our forums. Read the forums without registering, to post you must register it’s free. Register for a free account.

      Tips on posting on the forums.

      Post a clear title like ‘Need help preparing PTSD claim’ or “VA med center won’t schedule my surgery” instead of ‘I have a question’.


      Knowledgable people who don’t have time to read all posts may skip yours if your need isn’t clear in the title. I don’t read all posts every login and will gravitate towards those I have more info on.


      Use paragraphs instead of one huge, rambling introduction or story. Again – You want to make it easy for others to help. If your question is buried in a monster paragraph there are fewer who will investigate to dig it out.


      Leading to:

      Post clear questions and then give background info on them.

      Examples:

      A. I was previously denied for apnea – Should I refile a claim?


      I was diagnosed with apnea in service and received a CPAP machine but claim was denied in 2008. Should I refile?



      B. I may have PTSD- how can I be sure?

      I was involved in traumatic incident on base in 1974 and have had nightmares ever since, but I did not go to mental health while enlisted. How can I get help?



      This gives members a starting point to ask clarifying questions like “Can you post the Reasons for Denial from your claim?” etc.

      Note:

      Your firsts posts on the board may be delayed before they show up, as they are reviewed, this process does not take long and the review requirement will be removed usually by the 6th post, though we reserve the right to keep anyone on moderator preview.

      This process allows us to remove spam and other junk posts before they hit the board. We want to keep the focus on VA Claims and this helps us do that.
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