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September 17, 2018
If I am static-rated
Jim's Mailbag
September 13, 2018
Is my wife entitled to 50% of my VA disability compensation?
Jim's Mailbag
September 10, 2018
Took leave to have surgery for service-connected injury and they fired me.
Jim's Mailbag
September 10, 2018
How to navigate health insurance options if VA healthcare is available to one of you
Jim's Mailbag
September 10, 2018
VA disability payment for hearing loss but not other issues
Jim's Mailbag
September 10, 2018
Shouldn't the final decision have doubled my rating based on bilateral factor?
Jim's Mailbag
September 10, 2018
Having received a temporary rating, when should I expect another C & P exam?
Jim's Mailbag
September 9, 2018
Want to help his family access VA benefits for non-rated disease
Jim's Mailbag
September 9, 2018
Divorce decision treats VA disability benefits as marital property
Jim's Mailbag
September 6, 2018
If son gets Chapter 35 benefits, should he also get child support?
Jim's Mailbag
September 5, 2018
VBA decision emphasizes PTSD but doesn't touch TBI
Jim's Mailbag
August 30, 2018
PC disability is rated 100% but not currently considered permanent.
Jim's Mailbag
August 30, 2018
Is my Unemployable Status Subject to Change?
Jim's Mailbag
August 29, 2018
Suing the VA for a veteran injured in medical procedure performed by VA contractor?
Jim's Mailbag
August 29, 2018
How to get VA reconsideration for Ischemic Heart Disease rating when pacemaker installed by civilian MD
Jim's Mailbag
August 29, 2018
Should I share my medical info with the VA through the Million Veterans Program?
Jim's Mailbag
July 25, 2018
Looking for servicemembers that have been in Thailand 1973 with mini stroke and small vessel on the brain disease.
Jim's Mailbag
July 25, 2018

I am on temporary 100% disability due to prostate cancer. I had my prostate removed. But several weeks before my first visit back to my doctor, I was given a re-evaluation by the VA. There has been no change in the rating. That was 7 months ago Prior to being diagnosed I had a 60% rating for combat realated injuries.
My question is after I am revalued again what can I expect my rating to be.

Jim's Mailbag
July 25, 2018

Hello Jim. I’m a disabled vet with a temporary 100% rating for PTSD, Anxiety, Major Depressive Disorder w/night terrors with an effective date of 02/13/2012. I have documentation from the VA that I will be re-examined in February of 2020. I see a psychologist monthly for therapy sessions and a Psychiatrist every other month for medication management. I’m on 5 different medications. The issue or question I have is I don’t see the VA for any of my mental health issues.

Jim's Mailbag
July 25, 2018

I was on board the USS TICONDEROGA CVS14 aircraft carrier from 1971 to 1973 and was on Yankee Station our aircraft flew into North Vietnam  are we Eligible for Disability?
 

Jim's Reply

Probably not but you can apply to be sure.