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    Hey everyone, Want to say thank you for this forum, it has brough be much peace while going through the MEB process. I got my DoD/VA ratings last week. It only took 5 duty days to get my ratings. I have 27 claims in total. I got 70 DoD/100 VA (TDRL) for Major Depression and...
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    ROM based on initial, repetitive use, or flare-up degrees?

    I just received my C&P exam results. Despite their being numerous issues with the wrong extremity noted, incorrect ROMs, etc..., I am wondering if the VA uses the ROM measurements from the initial measurements, after repetitive use measurements, or the flare-up measurements? Anyone know? TIA
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    Migraines Caused by Sinusitis

    So, I got my claim back with my findings. I get migraines from chronic sinusitis with nasal polyps, with them being removed three times in the last 2 years. If I don’t have polyps present, no headaches. The VA examiner never looked at my sinuses or ran any tests. At the time of my exam I had...
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    Supplemental Claim

    Hope I am posting to the right forum section. Thanks for all the advice & tips in advance. I am currently rated at 70% VA & 30% DoD PDRL. Effective 13-May-2019 I will separate from the Army & Effective 14-May-2019 I will be placed on the PDRL. I will begin my transition leave starting...
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    POST IFPEB questions

    Hello all, I am an active duty Army SGT with 11 years TIS. Today I met with my PEBLO to go over my proposed ratings. They are as follows: DOD: 50% and PDRL (has v1, and v3 combat codes, not sure what this means) VA: 70% Combined: 90% PEBLO didn't do an extravagant job of explaining...
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    I don't understand this process

    I received my IPEB ratings and I want to appeal but I am overwhelmed with the amount of information and decisions so I am confused. 1. I have 10 days to make a decision on the IPEB ratings. Does that mean I only have 10 days to submit medical records & appeal information? I have to make...
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    My case was closed today . When should i expect to meet with my peblo and go over my ratings ?
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    My case is a va ratings stage but on ebenefits there is a cardiovascular exam requested and the due date is January 1st . Can anyone tell me when u should expect to have a call . I honestly don’t know anything at this point
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    Recieved my ratings! Please help

    I sat down with my PEBLO today, and my ratings turned out great. 70% DOD/ 90% VA. there was only a problem with one of my VA claimed conditions. I would like to get it changed before the VA proposed decision goes implemented. How do I go about changing this information on my VA claim before I...
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    My 1180... help please

    I sat down with my PEBLO today, and my ratings turned out great. 70% DOD/ 90% VA. there was only a problem with one of my VA claimed conditions. I would like to get it changed before the VA proposed decision goes implemented. How do I go about changing this information on my VA claim before I...
  11. Jason Perry

    VASRD Update

    The VA has stated that they are doing a complete update to the entire VASRD: "If you’ve ever wondered how VA rates disabilities for compensation, you’ll be interested to know that after more than 70 years we doing a review and update of the rating criteria for all 15 body systems.Previous...
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    How long did it take you?

    Hey all, talked to my PEBLO today and she told me that the VA was done with my ratings and we were just waiting for the DOD to make my 199. I'm currently in Hawaii. Any info on how much longer I should be waiting?
  13. rajeev2liz

    Sleep Apnea

    I was medically retired from the Army on 30 January 2017 and was given 60% DoD 70% VA now the VA has diagnosed me with Sleep Apnea and I have the machine is it possible for my VA rating to increase?
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    Ft. Riley MEB / PEB Timeline - IG Complaint??

    Hello everyone, I am currently going through the MEB / PEB process. I am looking for answers, and reading many of the posts and threads it seems many of us are running into big delays with the "system migration", "system down" "no updates" and pushing everything far to the right. As it is...
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    Thank you!

    Just wanted to thank the creators and everyone on this forum. It has helped me tremendously! I have been very patient and positive doing my MEB process, and everything worked out better than I could imagine. I currently have a VA rating of 100% and DOD rating of 80% PDRL. I am very happy to be...
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    Proposed Ratings

    Today, I was faxed my proposed VA ratings. The VA proposed a collective percentage of a 100%, but when I calculated my individual percentages, they totaled roughly 92%. Is this possible or an error with the VA? Also, I feel like I want to dispute a rating (bilateral flat feet) that should of...
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    Ft. Riley - IMR denied, MEB & PEB system down??

    To Whom it May Concern, I am currently E-5 active duty army and going through the MEB process at Ft. Riley. My packet has been submitted to the PEB and I am currently waiting on ratings (week 2) and being told that there is a new system in play, a back up and things on hold for up to 5 to 8...
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    VA ratings says complete on IDES dashboard?

    I have seen and heard that you can contact the VA and see what ratings you got? My Peblo keeps telling me there is no update "for the last 2 months" but it says the VA ratings was complete 7 days ago. Can I see what ratings I got?
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    Severance Pay & TAXES

    I have just completed the whole "process". I started everything back in September. The DoD came back with 0% and VA of 90%. So, I will get a medically separated with severance. THIS IS A NON-COMBAT RELATED INJURY THAT WAS SUBMITTED. The VA rating is 70% PTSD, Anxiety, Depression and 10% left hip...
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    Depressive Disorder related to medical Condition(Chronic Pain) 10% or 30%?

    In my Exam notes it has an X on: Occupational and social impairment due to mild or transient symptoms which decrease work efficiency and ability to perform occupational tasks only during periods of significant stress, or; symptoms controlled by continuous medication.... Which I understand to...
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