Service connected reduction rating for lumbosacral strain [RESTORED] degenerative arthritis; intervertebral disc syndrome (IVDS); degenerative disc disease (DDD); [DENIED] Citation Nr: 18160556


Citation Nr: 18160556 Decision Date: 12/27/18 Archive Date: 12/27/18 DOCKET NO. 16-49 922A DATE: December 27, 2018 ORDER The reduction of the assigned rating for service connected lumbosacral strain from 40 percent to 10 percent effective December 1, 2015 was improper and the 40 percent rating is restored. Entitlement to a rating in excess of…

Intervertebral disc syndrome (IVDS) with laminectomy L5-S1; lumbar radiculopathy of the right lower extremity; IVDS with laminectomy L5-S1; anxiety; mood disorder; TDIU & OTHERS [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18132283


Citation Nr: 18132283 Decision Date: 09/06/18 Archive Date: 09/06/18 DOCKET NO. 15-36 731 DATE: September 6, 2018 REMANDED Entitlement to an evaluation higher than 20 percent for intervertebral disc syndrome (IVDS) with laminectomy L5-S1 is remanded. Entitlement to an initial evaluation higher than 10 percent for lumbar radiculopathy of the right lower extremity, as secondary…

Entitlement to service connection for intervertebral disc syndrome (IVDS); interstitial lung disease (ILD) with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD); [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18139626


Citation Nr: 18139626 Decision Date: 09/28/18 Archive Date: 09/28/18 DOCKET NO. 16-27 635 DATE: September 28, 2018 REMANDED Entitlement to service connection for intervertebral disc syndrome (IVDS) is remanded. Entitlement to service connection for interstitial lung disease (ILD) with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is remanded. REASONS FOR REMAND The Veteran served on active duty…

Bilateral Hearing Loss [DENIED], Intervertebral Disc Syndrome (IVDS) [DENIED], Radiculopathy [DENIED], Obstructive Sleep Apnea with CPAP [DENIED] and (TDIU) [GRANTED] Citation Nr: 1736699


Citation Nr: 1736699 Decision Date: 08/31/17 Archive Date: 09/06/17 DOCKET NO. 10-09 152 ) DATE ) ) On appeal from the Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Office in Togus, Maine THE ISSUES 1. Entitlement to a compensable rating for bilateral hearing loss. 2. Entitlement to a rating in excess of 10 percent for intervertebral disc…