Missing condition from proposed ratings

Cj4n

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Not sure if this is the correct place or not, if not sorry.
My husband got his ratings back today for review. I noticed one of his conditions was completely left off/never addressed. It was on the NARSUM, C&P exam, and is listed in section 4 ‘medical conditions determined not to be unfitting’ on the informal PEB proceedings (da199) however it is not addressed at all on the disability evaluation systems proposed rating form from the VA. Not in any of the breakdowns of why this rating for this issue or where they clumped some other issues together either. Is this normal?? Or did they likely miss it…and we will need to appeal it? Legal said once we get the 199 back they would see if they could get it added to ‘unfitting’ as it is related to his unfitting condition. Any thoughts?
 

chaplaincharlie

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Sometimes contentions are combined. This happens very frequently with mental health contentions. It can happen with non-mental health contentions as well. For example two contentions in the lower spine, will often be rated together. There are lots of variables and your post doesn't list your husband's contentions nor his results. Nerves for VA purposes are grouped and each groups can receive one rating.
 

Cj4n

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He is 20% DoD for cervical degenerative disc and joint disease. The diagnosis of Loss of cervical lordosis is what has disappeared. We see they combined some other issues and wrote it out why it was combined and how they came to their rating/decision but the loss of lordosis is addressed nowhere and has us confused. Hope this helps you to help us understand better. Thanks. :)
 
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