Erectile dysfunction; prostate cancer; special monthly compensation (SMC) at a housebound rate; SMC based on the loss of use of a creative organ [DISMISSED] Citation Nr: 18160470


Citation Nr: 18160470 Decision Date: 12/28/18 Archive Date: 12/26/18 DOCKET NO. 15-23 077A DATE: December 28, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to an effective date earlier than December 23, 2013, for the grant of service connection for erectile dysfunction is dismissed. Entitlement to an effective date earlier than December 23, 2013, for the grant of service connection…

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Hypertension; diabetes; urinary disability; tinnitus; Reiter’s syndrome of the left ankle with Achilles tendonitis; degenerative arthritis [DISMISSED] Citation Nr: 18160482


Citation Nr: 18160482 Decision Date: 12/26/18 Archive Date: 12/26/18 DOCKET NO. 17-46 773 DATE: December 26, 2018 ORDER The appeal as to the claim of whether new and material evidence has been received to reopen a claim of entitlement to service connection for a bilateral eye disability is dismissed due to the Veteran’s death. The…

Entitlement to service connection for hypertension [DISMISSED] Citation Nr: 18160485


Citation Nr: 18160485 Decision Date: 12/28/18 Archive Date: 12/26/18 DOCKET NO. 15-14 637A DATE: December 28, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to service connection for hypertension is dismissed. FINDING OF FACT During the November 2017 Board hearing, the Veteran expressed his desire to withdraw from appeal the claim of entitlement to service connection for hypertension. CONCLUSION OF…

On August 30, 2018, the Board was notified that the appellant died in August 2018 [DISMISSED] Citation Nr: 18160493


Decision Date: 12/27/18 Archive Date: 12/26/18 DOCKET NO. 14-13 010 DATE: December 27, 2018 ORDER The appeal is dismissed. FINDING OF FACT On August 30, 2018, the Board was notified that the appellant died in August 2018. CONCLUSION OF LAW Due to the death of the appellant, the Board has no jurisdiction to adjudicate the…

The appeal as to the issue of entitlement to an initial compensable evaluation for a residual scar of the right forearm under Diagnostic Code 7805 [DISMISSED] Citation Nr: 18160500


Citation Nr: 18160500 Decision Date: 12/27/18 Archive Date: 12/26/18 DOCKET NO. 12-29 439 DATE: December 27, 2018 ORDER The appeal as to the issue of entitlement to an initial compensable evaluation for a residual scar of the right forearm under Diagnostic Code 7805 is dismissed. REMANDED Entitlement to an initial evaluation in excess of 10…

Headache syndrome; thoracic spine disability; cervical spine disability; right knee disability; left knee disability; right/left lower extremity neurological disorder [DISMISSED] Citation Nr: 18160529


Citation Nr: 18160529 Decision Date: 12/28/18 Archive Date: 12/26/18 DOCKET NO. 16-02 945 DATE: December 28, 2018 ORDER The appeal as to the issue of entitlement to an initial rating in excess of 30 percent for headache syndrome is dismissed. The appeal as to the issue of entitlement to an initial rating in excess of…

Entitlement to an initial compensable rating for service-connected bilateral hearing loss [DISMISSED] Citation Nr: 18160532


Citation Nr: 18160532 Decision Date: 12/28/18 Archive Date: 12/26/18 DOCKET NO. 16-00 915 DATE: December 28, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to an initial compensable rating for service-connected bilateral hearing loss is dismissed. FINDING OF FACT In December 2018, prior to the promulgation of a Board decision, the Veteran withdrew his appeal as to his claim for…

Lumbar L4-L5 disc degeneration; acquired psychiatric disorder; (PTSD); bipolar disorder; unspecified depressive and alcohol-related disorder [DISMISSED] Citation Nr: 18160555


Citation Nr: 18160555 Decision Date: 12/27/18 Archive Date: 12/27/18 DOCKET NO. 16-41 580 DATE: December 27, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to service connection for lumbar L4-L5 disc degeneration is dismissed. Entitlement to service connection for an acquired psychiatric disorder, to include posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), bipolar disorder, unspecified depressive disorder, and unspecified alcohol-related disorder (also claimed…

Entitlement to a total disability rating based on individual unemployability due to service-connected disabilities (TDIU) prior to December 16, 2016 [DISMISSED] Citation Nr: 18160558


Citation Nr: 18160558 Decision Date: 12/27/18 Archive Date: 12/27/18 DOCKET NO. 17-11 912 DATE: December 27, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to a total disability rating based on individual unemployability due to service-connected disabilities (TDIU) prior to December 16, 2016, is dismissed. FINDING OF FACT By letter dated July 2017, prior to the promulgation of a decision…

Degenerative arthritis of the bilateral knees; glaucoma; chronic cough; obstructive sleep apnea; plantar warts on the bilateral feet; lumbosacral strain [DISMISSED] Citation Nr: 18160596


Citation Nr: 18160596 Decision Date: 12/28/18 Archive Date: 12/27/18 DOCKET NO. 16-18 367 DATE: December 28, 2018 ORDER The claim of entitlement to service connection for degenerative arthritis of the bilateral knees is dismissed. The claim of entitlement to service connection for glaucoma is dismissed. The claim of entitlement to service connection for a chronic…