This page contains information about the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) C&P exam for PTSD. As you probably know, "C&P exam" is short for "Compensation and Pension examination".
The Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) almost always requires a VA C&P exam for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
The phrase "VA C&P exam" means an exam conducted by a VA-employed or contracted psychologist or psychiatrist examiner.
Psychologists & Psychiatrists
Endorse Suicidal Ideation?
Secondary to Medical
Veterans Law Info
Francway v. Wilkie
Gilbert v. Derwinski
Law Review Articles
6 Exams a Day?
C&P Exam (Combat)
C&P Exam (MST)
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) created the useful flowchart (below) to help veterans and family members understand the disability claims process.
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