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New/Omitted Condition Claims

The carrier accepted a left shoulder strain combined with preexisting AC joint arthropathy and later denied the compensability of the “current” combined condition, contending that the combined condition had resolved. The claim was closed and there no appeal of the current combined condition denial. Claimant later filed an “omitted” medical condition claim for “chronic left acromioclavicular sprain; left superior/inferior acromioclavicular instability; left posterior shoulder laxity; left rotator cuff tendinosis; combination of any and all preexisting conditions with the foregoing condition.