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Recent content by corporalcannabis

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    DEC and CIA

    Going in for my DEC appt with the shrink next week. CM asked if I was on LTD from an outside source? Yes Iam, how does this make a difference either way? Do I need to get off my LTD(quit my job) before applying for DEC? Any help would be greatly appreciated. BTW, looked up the policy on DEC...
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    Athletic Therapy

    Iam pensioned for a back condition, I currently go to Chiropractic and massage for treatment, VAC covered.  Tried Physio and didn't like it, I want athletic therapy instead.  Asked CM and this was her response: Athletic Therapy may be covered with VAC if the athletic therapy treatments are part...
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    PTSD / OSI [Merged]

    After a report from my MD and one from my psychiatrist, the BPA lawyer submitted the claim back for a departmental review. Now to wait a year for results from that. lol
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    PTSD / OSI [Merged]

    Hi, AirDet So I went back to my MD and he wrote a letter stating my hypertension started around the same time as my diagnosis of PTSD, BP readings previous were 138 over 82 consistently. The NP at the OSI clinic here is a bitch, no support from her at all. She fills out VAC paperwork as judge...
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    UN Pension????

    Those are for UN staff.
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    UN Pension????

    A fellow at the OSI told me about a UN pension that exists.  Tried the google machine and could not find anything. A friend has an injury in a SDA on a UN mission, curious if anyone has ever heard of such a thing? And how to apply. TIA
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    PTSD / OSI [Merged]

    She was useless gotta go back to my old doctor to verify normal numbers before the OSI.
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    PTSD / OSI [Merged]

    Thanks recceguy. Iam seeing the NP @ OSI friday, so hopefully she write a letter.
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    PTSD / OSI [Merged]

    Has anyone has success with a hypertension claim consequential to PTSD?  VAC requires medical evidence despite a letter from a Psychiatrist  from the OSI clinic.  Iam unsure what else they are looking for. Any help is appreciated. TIA
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    MDD and PTSD Claim

    Spoke to my CM today, will start a PTSD claim.  I understand MDD, Generalized Anxiety Disorder and PTSD are grouped together for treatment similarities, but curious about % in terms of $.  I am not a gold digger nor a whiner, but compensation for undue abuse (for lack of a better term) should be...
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    MDD and PTSD Claim

    I have a disability award for Major Depressive Disorder(MDD) consequential to Tinittus. During sessions with a psychologist at the OSI clinic, she states I have PTSD from related service. Called the VAC benefits unit and was told that b/c I have MDD, I cannot claim for PTSD, apparently b/c they...
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    VAC Benefit Code 361020

    Thanks for the info. Blue Cross and VAC cannot give me any more info than that. I'll wait for my CM to get back to me.
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    VAC Benefit Code 361020

    This benefit code is for the emergency communication cellular services.  Has anyone received this benefit, or know the eligibility requirements?  I asked my CM about it, he seemed unsure and said he would look into it. Can't find any other info on it. TIA
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    TENS Machine covered through VAC?

    FYI:  VAC will cover up to $500.00 towards a TENS machine, once every 5 years.  You will need a prescription and have a need based upon your claimed condition. ie: Back Injury - needed to treat chronic pain. 
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