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Top 10 VA Disability Claims Discussion Posts June 2016
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Surprise PTSD Rating

I was rated Service Connected Disable for PTSD on August 21, 2012 @ 70%. I didn’t expect this at all. If anything, I thought I would get a low rating for my physical aliments…………(neck, back head shoulder).
When I applied in 11/2011, I had been out of work for 3 yrs and was totally distraught,confused and disoriented. Needless to say, I finally got a job in 02/12 and it is no where near what I use to do or the money I use to make. Read Full Thread | Search for more information on about PTSD claims.

Retroactive Back Pay

My claim is scheduled to close tomorrow for my backpay. Does anyone know if it does close how long till the backpay hits the bank? Also does information only get updated on our claims whenever the site is down? Read Full Post | When adding up your back pay use this chart of historical VA Disability Compensation rates

How Do I Prove Sleep Apnea is Service Connected?

I am planning on writing a Notice of Disagreement on my sleep apnea decision. The VA in their decision letter, did acknowledged that I do have sleep apnea and currently on a CPAP machine issued by the VA’s sleep center. So all of the conditions and treatment are concrete. However, and as usual, ” No evidence to support that sleep apnea was service connected “.
I am burned out with paperwork but is currently satisfy with my rating. Any suggestions on how I can respond and prove that it was service connected? Read Full Post4 Things Veterans Should Know about VA Sleep Apnea Disability Claims

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