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What DBQ to take to physician (topic)
What would be the appropriate DBQ for a physician to fill out in evaluating Dercum's Disease,  for Lipedema,  and for Lymphedema?Thank you
VA Disability Claims (General)

classsi

04/23/16 03:28:54
Re: Need help! Wife is 100% rated P&T for 5 years is 61 yo. Just got scheduled for C&P (reply)
a wild a## guess here.........IS IT POSSIBLE that when she had this last knee replacement the surgeon (or someone) put her in for the temporary  post surgery 100% rating for the knee??  IF that is the case would she then be eligible for...
Compensation & Pension Exams, DBQ's and Appeals

classsi

02/28/16 10:05:29
Re: Problems Getting To VBN. Update Link. READ (reply)
whewthought maybe y'all moved while I was sleeping and didn't leave the forwarding address. ;-)
VA Disability Claims (General)

classsi

01/21/16 04:50:17
Re: ILP issue Sacramento region (reply)
I have been batting my head against the ILP wall for 3 1/2 years and have NOTHING to show for it.
VA Education/Training Programs

classsi

01/21/16 04:35:01
Re: VA ILP (reply)
you are fortunate.I had a two part home assessment (total of over 6 hours) over threeyears ago. A lot of recommendations were made. Voc Rehab then said I had to see all of my docs to make sure they were in agreement. Did that. Then she...
VA Education/Training Programs

classsi

01/21/16 04:33:31
Re: Have service dog, is it bad idea to get wife her own dog? (reply)
As someone still in search of a service dog I have been doing a lot of research. The places I have talked to all prefer there not be another dog in the home at the time the service dog is placed.......after placement and a bonding time...
PTSD Specific Discussions/Claims/Issues

classsi

01/21/16 04:26:19
Re: 3 NFL teams want to move to LA (reply)
I don't care which team moves as long as it doesn't cause the Seahawks to be 'shuffled' again. 
VSPN

classsi

01/09/16 22:23:52
Re: Both teams make it (reply)
Seahawks fan here.
VSPN

classsi

01/04/16 02:29:16
Re: Depnedents (reply)
You stated he is 80% service connected. He probably also collects social security. Those two would provide an income well above what the VA allow for a parent/dependent.As far as the chair/stair lift......he might well be able to get...
VA Disability Claims (General)

classsi

01/03/16 03:23:52
Re: HISA Grant (reply)
My problem is I can't find a licensed contractor that will do it for anywhere close to what HISA allows. They have all quoted somewhere in the $10,000 or more range
VA Disability Claims (General)

classsi

11/28/15 19:58:03
Re: Can you still file an "intent to claim"?? (reply)
Not looking to do any sort of appeal at this time.Finally got copies of my C-file so I know what is in there.My question isCAN you still file an "intent to file" to kind of "hold your date" ??  It is gonna take me months yet to get...
VA Disability Claims (General)

classsi

11/28/15 19:54:56
Re: Can you still file an "intent to claim"?? (reply)
I have been out since 1985, filed first claim with the VA within weeks of getting out.The C-file I got was through this summer but as stated there is no sign of ANYTHING to do with my active duty med records.If they have had them at some...
VA Disability Claims (General)

classsi

11/28/15 04:30:56
Can you still file an "intent to claim"?? (topic)
I guess that is what it would be called.There has already been WAY too much time pass and I want this stuff dealt with/rated with the earliest possible effective date.Got my Cfile almost a year after requesting it. IF the VA had my SMR's...
VA Disability Claims (General)

classsi

11/27/15 20:01:19
Re: overwelmed progress (reply)
You are on a road I am about to travel.Got my Cfile almost a year after requesting it. IF the VA had my SMR's there is NOTHING in my C-file that would indicate so. No copies of ANYTHING from when I was active duty and no mention of...
VA Disability Claims (General)

classsi

11/27/15 19:58:22
Re: Yay!!! It finally came! I got my C-file (reply)
It tokk close to a year to get mine and there is NOTHING in it to indicate the VA had my SMR's....or if they did there is NO reference anywhere, no copies of anything.
VA Disability Claims (General)

classsi

11/27/15 19:51:12
Re: Question about actual med dates to be eligible for next Clothing Allowance cycle (reply)
OK, this is going to be somewhere between a WAG and a "I know this one"......IF I remember right the application date cut off for clothing allowance is 31 July. I would think THAT would be what dictates the 1 Aug date for prescribing. If...
Veteran Finance & Tax Related Issues

classsi

11/23/15 22:35:27
Re: The current state of the ILP Process (reply)
Over three years thus far for me.First person assigned was strictly a hand rails and grabbers guy. After contacting the person in charge of the program at VA level (no longer there) I was given a different "counselor". A bit of a passive...
VA Education/Training Programs

classsi

11/20/15 21:24:50
Re: Anyone seen the VA's Knee Brace list for clothing allowance? (reply)
additionally, it is my understanding that the "ointments, creams, lotions" etc on the list must be prescribed for a service connected SKIN condition rather than part of the treatment for joint pain etc.
VA Disability Claims (General)

classsi

11/20/15 20:48:14
SMC S (topic)
When did the awarding of SMC  S  for folks with a single rating pf 100% plus additional ratings of 60% or greater go into effect??  Have tried (with my VERY limited skill) to find the year and hopefully month but have had no...
VA Disability Claims (General)

classsi

11/07/15 20:45:29
Re: Should I be receiving Bilateral Factor? (reply)
When the feet are "lumped together" there is no bilateral factor available. It is an "inclusive" sort of rating. I have the same situation.
VA Disability Claims (General)

classsi

11/03/15 19:59:54
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I only answer questions regarding complaints, technical issues etc. I do not reply to claims or personal questions. Thanks.