Is pursuing a private mental health evaluation something that would benefit you when pursuing a VA service-connected disability?
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Is pursuing a private mental health evaluation something that would benefit you when pursuing a VA service-connected disability? Today, Robin speaks with one of Vet Comp and Pen’s mental health specialist, Lucas, about what a private mental health evaluation would entail and who would benefit from this evaluation.
Every Veteran case is different. Some Veterans may be a better fit for a private exam than others. Before you request a private exam, you should ask yourself a few simple questions:
• Have you been denied a mental health disability after a C&P exam?
• Is your mental health prohibiting you from living your day-to-day life?
• Have you been diagnosed with a mental health condition while on active duty
and have not been able to receive VA benefits?
If you answered yes to any of these questions, you might benefit from a private mental health evaluation.