Mental Health C&P Exams for VA Disability Claims



Veterans seeking disability compensation from VA for a mental health condition may have to attend a Compensation and Pension (C&P) Exam to determine the severity and/or origin of their mental health disability. Tune into CCK LIVE as we break down what to know before, during, and after a mental health C&P exam! Plus, find out what happens if being evaluated for multiple mental health conditions such as depression and anxiety at a C&P exam.

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Do’s and Don’ts of C&P Exams: https://cck-law.com/blog/the-dos-and-donts-of-cp-examinations/

VA General Rating Formula for Mental Disorders Explained: https://cck-law.com/blog/va-rating-formula-for-mental-health-disorders-explained/

Pyramiding: https://cck-law.com/blog/pyramiding-how-to-avoid-stacking-your-va-ratings/

0:00 Introduction
0:30 What is a Compensation and Pension (C&P) Exam?
2:10 How Does a C&P Examiner Evaluate Mental Health Conditions?
3:25 What to Expect at the Exam
6:45 How VA Rates Mental Health Conditions
8:84 Do Veterans Need to Meet All Criteria for a VA Rating?
10:24 C&P Exams and VA Ratings for Multiple Mental Health Conditions: Pyramiding
13:40 Tips for Attending C&P Exams from Accredited VA Disability Lawyers

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