In fact, the VA has now begun the practice of only letting their doctors write up PTSD evaluations and we know what that leads to.
So what should my wondering eyes behold ,but an evening epistle from member Mike in a state south of me starting in O and ending in N with six letters which will remain nameless. Now, I get anything I want from her.
It does not constitute legal advice, nor does it substitute for the advice of an expert representative or attorney who knows the particulars of your case. The doc made the statement and it worked. The information in this memorandum is current as of December All these pesky questions and no logical answers.
Has it been necessary to change medications? For parties interested in using or distributing these materials, please note that no alterations are permitted and proper attribution must be given to Swords to Plowshares. Its a very simple case of Occams razor.
Legal counsel for the site says have the good doctor enter that as a note in the VISTA records no nexus letters permitted and then go to ROI and retrieve the damning evidence.
If the veteran has been diagnosed with other psychiatric conditions e. Please do not appoint Swords to Plowshares to represent you before the VA without our express consent. Paying ones are even actively scouted.
The fix is in. One doc I had was already Veteran friendly. The disparity between VA -hired doctors to find against us versus our ability to find doctors willing to make educated suppositions is becoming a yawning crevasse.
Thank you for your observation and valuable contribution. Why then deprive us of any meaningful avenue to proof of service connection via VA doctors? They figure it may come back to haunt them on their job evaluation reports. We never told our personnel to do that.
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How can two medical professionals come down on a question with such utterly diametrically opposed conclusions? I beg you to inundate your pork-eating Carpetbaggers and Scalawags to do the right thing.
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We defy you to show us where that is written. He had to sign a letter to that effect. Specify when the onset of PTSD occurred.
Disclaimer This memorandum provides general information only. The other doc was not so. I recognize that a patient putting in a request for a different doc is a black mark and a red flag for management. Because our legal staff is small and our resources are limited, Swords to Plowshares can represent only a small number of veterans who seek our assistance with VA claims.
Posted on March 2, by asknod It has always been a tenet of VA law that VA doctors are independent and allowed to write nexus letters. Any use you make of the information in this memorandum is at your own risk.
Use it wisely and with discretion. It happens and there is no approbation associated with it. I thought sobut no one had the guts to tell me. Why, then, should we be forced to seek a private nexus from Dr.
Loyal has an uncanny ability to bring a new approach to old problems. This is a refreshing example.An evaluation by a qualified mental health professional is often crucial when seeking VA disability compensation for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
Guidelines for a PTSD Mental Health Evaluation. Self Help Guides. Agent Orange: The Basics Writing Your PTSD Stressor Statement. VAMC Doctors and Nexus Letters Posted on March 2, by asknod It has always been a tenet of VA law that VA doctors are independent and allowed to write nexus letters.
SAMPLE Disability Letter Date From (your address, or address of anyone who is helping you) Department of Veterans Affairs Re: Disability – Jane Doe I am the Outreach Patient Advocate for the International Adhesion Society and have been assisting. Dec 31, · When a Veteran starts considering whether or not to file a VA Disability Claim, there are a lot of questions that he or she tends to ask.
Over the last 10 years, the following are the 14 most common basic questions I am asked about. Gather these materials before you start to write.
WRITING YOUR STATEMENT If possible, type your statement on a computer; otherwise, make certain your handwriting is legible.
At the top of each page, type or print your full name, your Social Security Number or VA file number, and the page number. Winning Your Claim For PTSD Disability Benefits; What is the VA Disability Rating System? by Dr.
David Anaise, MD; Rating Table for Selected Symptoms – Veterans’ Disability; Rating Table for Digestive Issues – Veterans Disability; Rating Table for Heart and Lung Disability Symptoms; Bone and Joints Disability Rating Table; Veterans’ .Download