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100% P&T But Code Sheet (and VSO and VA phone rep) Indicated I have a Re Eval Scheduled


I was awarded 100% PT for several issues about a year ago. My code sheet (from my FOIA request and confirmed verbally by my VSO, and then by a VA phone rep) indicates that everything rating is 'static' except for my back issue(40%) and radiculopothy for both legs (20% each). Those two items are listed with a re eval scheduled for about 8 mos from now. I am confused how I am P&T but still having to do a Re eval. To make things more confusing I am 100% static for mental health stuff. Even if the reduced my back I would still be 100% for MH stuff alone. 

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I was thinking the exact same thing! 

USAF K9 I would send an IRIS inquiry to the VA and ask for clarification in writing.

Veteran's confusion is VA's favorite weapon.   Have you been granted DEA Chapter 35 benefits for your kids and Champva for your spouse?  THESE are definite signs you ARE P and T.   VA makes

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USAF K9 I would send an IRIS inquiry to the VA and ask for clarification in writing.

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Veteran's confusion is VA's favorite weapon.  

Have you been granted DEA Chapter 35 benefits for your kids and Champva for your spouse?  THESE are definite signs you ARE P and T.  

VA makes their decisions confusing.  

Does your "letters" in VA's ebenefits allow you to print a letter that says you are permanent and Total?  

     Would "eliminating" your back issues, and your radiculopothy ratings change anything?  As an example, if you are PTSD 100 percent and back issues 40 percent and 20 percent for radiculopthy, then those ratings are unlikely to matter.  

      My advice is to focus on "what is important".  As far as DIC goes, you are highly unlikely to die from back issues or radiculopathy.  

If your back or radiculopathy have not improved since your c and p exam which was used to rate you, then dont worry about it.  VA calls stuff like that "harmless error".  For example, VA may misspell a word on your decision.  It does not change the outcome.  

      "IF" this conflict (P and T) vs (exams scheduled), makes a difference, then you can take some actions.  But, if not, well, sleep well tonite.  

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59 minutes ago, broncovet said:

Would "eliminating" your back issues, and your radiculopothy ratings change anything?  As an example, if you are PTSD 100 percent and back issues 40 percent and 20 percent for radiculopthy, then those ratings are unlikely to matter.  

I was thinking the exact same thing! 

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10 hours ago, GBArmy said:

USAF K9 I would send an IRIS inquiry to the VA and ask for clarification in writing.

I appreciate it.  I did not know I could do that.  I will wait until I get a little closer to the appointment and do that.  I noticed that the re-eval was scheduled back before I was awarded P&T.  So part of me is holding out hope that the re-eval notice is just still lingering in the system, and that a human being will see it closer to the exam and just squash it.  I know, probably unlikely.  

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