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#1 PainterBK

 
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Posted 22 June 2012 - 05:37 PM

What is the best way to ask my RO a question regarding my decision.
Thank You,
Bob K

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#2 Stretch

 
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Posted 22 June 2012 - 07:59 PM

If you ask the person at the RO 800 number you will just get what you already know and maybe a little less. If you can get up the ladder a little you will get more. I forgot what postion helped me with my claims, but they were very helpful.

Just ask straight out what you want to know.

#3 sharon

 
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Posted 23 June 2012 - 08:40 PM

Send an IRIS request and ask that they reply in writing.

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Posted 24 June 2012 - 12:18 PM

Send an IRIS request and ask that they reply in writing.

Thanks for the reply Sharon. I did an IRIS request last night, but requested response in email.
I hope thats not a problem.
Thank You,
Bob K

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Posted 24 June 2012 - 01:20 PM

IRIS through email is good for basic claim questions. It's tough to get a thorough answer without getting a brown envelope in the mail.

#6 Stretch

 
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Posted 24 June 2012 - 10:32 PM

I tried to pin Iris down once.

I ask is it this or this.

She said, "Yep".

One thing about Iris is that she doesn't have a name.

#7 PainterBK

 
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Posted 25 June 2012 - 04:46 AM

I tried to pin Iris down once.

I ask is it this or this.

She said, "Yep".

One thing about Iris is that she doesn't have a name.

Thanks for taking time to reply Stretch. This is a specific question about a decision as to whether a previous rating from 36 years ago is
protected. They did say I wouldn't be compensated for the retro, but were very vague as to what happened to the 50% rating. It was in their
system all these years & I never knew about it until 2011. The good news was they gave me a C&P & a 70% rating for same disability.
Thank You,
Bob K

#8 ks1k

 
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Posted 25 June 2012 - 07:26 AM

What is the best way to ask my RO a question regarding my decision.
Thank You,
Bob K


I have found the best way to get an answer is to go to the RO and ask them. I just went to the Hartford (Newington) CT RO last week and they answered my question.




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