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Hello all,

I had my C&P virtually yesterday for my new claim of PTSD.  I was just wondering what the average turn around is these days?  Last year, I had a decision on increasing my ratings in four days.  I'm sure it will not be that fast, but when should I go into and obsessively start hitting refresh? 

Thanks in advance,

Dawn

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Its hard to say on that Issue. Depends on how long the examiner prepare and submit the report. 

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Was it done at VA hospital or a third party??? Third party C&P exams are tricky time frames. VA hospital exams are done the next day from my experience.  I had one done at VA hospital following week had a decision. Third party did one of mine and took three weeks.  Another third party din one and it took two days. Just my experience. 

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Be sure to login to Ebenefits to see if they already awarded or denied your case. VA.gov doesn't show the disability increase/decreases by percentage and disability like Ebenefits does. If you see an increase then you know it was approved and vice versa.

As for the time after C&P exam to decision. Well, I placed a claim in late Feb 2020. Due to COVID the C&P was pushed all the way into August. Though, 2 days after my C&P they made their decision. I hit the magical 100%. I knew it would because, I have lost 50% of strength in my right hand so it bumped my carpel tunnel from 30% to 50% which, was all I needed to hit the 100%.

I hope you see a quick result like I did.

Also, I am located in Maine. Togus VA is AMAZING and my C&P was done by a 3rd party which, has been nothing but awesomeness.

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