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    3B released

    I am under sisip
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    3B released

    Maybe someone can enlighten me a bit on how things work . I was 3B released as of yesterday . I started a course in may which runs until November  at a school that is two hours from my place of residence . I stay at a boarding house from Monday to Thursday night in the area but have to come home...
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    My Veterans Affairs Process so far...(lower limbs)

    Good Luck. I have been in your situation although I did not contact the ombudsman. Maybe I should have . One claim I put in my first one took a total of 56 weeks from start to finish including a re-assessment . Once the re-assessment was complete the 16 week time frame begins again . In my case...
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    Gerd and Barrett's esophagus

    Thank you medicineman for your replys  and info. I am so new to this vac process lol . I believe all my med docs are in good order and documentation from the docs and specialists are there . I will let you know how it turns out . I noticed on this thread there is very little info on gerd and...
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    Gerd and Barrett's esophagus

    Ok thank you got the clarification. I know my situation may be a bit different I can honestly say mine was not self inflicted I was always careful with my diet I do not drink alcohol. My gerd was directly caused by medication.
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    Gerd and Barrett's esophagus

    Thanks for the reply Medicineman but I have to ask what is a SDA pension . 
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    Gerd and Barrett's esophagus

    Thanks for the reply Rob A . I am hoping I hear the outcome of the claim soon. I was just wondering if anyone else has put a similar claim in and what the outcome and if favorable what they were assessed at for a %.
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    Gerd and Barrett's esophagus

    Just wondering if anyone has had a claim approved for gerd which has caused Barrett's esophagus disease . the gerd was caused by years of arthritic medication prescribed to me by the doctor for another approved claim . I was told by my specialist that the years of acid reflux caused by the...
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    VAC wait times

    I am at 40 weeks right now and not expecting to hear anything until the end of sept which brings me to 52 weeks . 16 weeks to 24 weeks is a joke
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    re-assessment question

    Exact same time frame as mine . I thought about e-mailing Erin O'Toole but someone told me once its with the adjudicator there is not much he can do. I don't get where its going to be another 16 weeks as all the work is done for this file its just to determine a percentage if any
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    re-assessment question

    I received my decision letter back in early april for a shoulder injury . It was favorable. They said I have been granted a disability entitlement but they did not have enough information to properly determine the extent of my disability. I was re assessed by a Vac Doctor 2 weeks ago and just...
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    Sleep Apnea and VAC

    mine is not related to exposure it is connected to Gerd
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    Sleep Apnea and VAC

    Has anyone on here had their claim for sleep apnea approved I filed a claim in Feb for severe sleep apnea . I have been hearing that its very difficult to be awarded a favorable decision . I would love to hear other peoples experiences with this .
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    Disability and Vac

    oh I called and I told them its been 8 months already I was able to get ahold of my disability claims officer and all she said was to wait until they contact me . So I called another dept it was something medical ( Cant remember the first part to it ) and the guy there told me to wait until vac...
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    Disability and Vac

    wow yours was quick . Mine is going on the 9 month mark. guess I better have patience from what I have been reading it could take another 6 months . I have submitted another claim in February of this year and it is still sitting in step one so looks like that one is going to take just as long 
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    Disability and Vac

    So you had to set up the doc appointment . They told me to wait and hear from them . I really hope its not going to take another 8 months to get this assessment done and a percentage determined .
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    Disability and Vac

    I called vac they were of no help . I guess I just have to wait and see . I really don't think they have pulled all my medical records because they have indicated 2013 as being the final record but I have been to the Doc since . Does anyone know if they pull the up to date records when they are...
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    Disability and Vac

    This letter was from the Adjudicator. My vac account says claim is complete . I already had surgery on the shoulder in 2011 and the adjudicator said medical records show full recovery of the surgery in 2013 but they say they don't have enough information to determine the extent of my disability...
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    Disability and Vac

    In august 2014 I submitted a claim for right rotor cuff tear which was done while at work so cf98 was filled out . To make a long story short Vac just mailed my decision letter they have granted me a disability award and take full responsibility for the injury as being service related . But they...
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