ALFRED GLEICHER, APPELLANT, V. EDWARD J. DERWINSKI, SECRETARY OF VETERANS AFFAIRS, APPELLEE. 2 Vet App 262 Vet. App. 26; 1991 US Vet App LEXIS 1361991 U.S. Vet. App. LEXIS 136 No. 90-147 (PDF Version) December 17, 1991, Decided UNITED STATES COURT OF VETERANS APPEALS Before KRAMER, MANKIN, and HOLDAWAY, Associate Judges. "In denying the appellant a total rating based upon … [Read more...] about 90-147 Gleicher v. Derwinski
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Appeals process: The multi-stage appellate process is available to you after you have already received one or more decisions on your claim, but disagree with some aspect of VA’s decision. During the appellate process, an appeal undergoes additional independent reviews, often multiple times and by different adjudicators, as you or your representative submit new evidence and/or … [Read more...] about 5 Things to Know about the VA Appeals Process
Former Veterans Affairs Attorney Robin M. Webb writes on her blog By its own terms, the VAIMA does not go into effect until February 2019 and does not apply to current claims and appeals, but recently, VA announced that it was initiating this month the Rapid Appeals Modernization Program (RAMP), to provide some of the benefits of the VAIMA. Participation is voluntary at this … [Read more...] about VA Launches Program Aimed at Providing Veterans More Options in Claims Disagreements
What GAO Found The Department of Veterans Affairs' (VA) plan for implementing a new disability appeals process while attending to appeals in the current process addresses most, but not all, elements required by the Veterans Appeals Improvement and Modernization Act of 2017 (Act). VA's appeals plan addresses 17 of 22 required elements, partially addresses 4, and does not … [Read more...] about VA DISABILITY BENEFITS: Opportunities Exist to Better Ensure Successful Appeals Reform GAO-18-349T: Published: Jan 30, 2018
BVA NO. 09-48 865 Citation Nr: 1717500 Decision Date: 05/19/17 Archive Date: 06/05/17 On appeal from the Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Office in Phoenix, Arizona THE ISSUE Entitlement to service connection for an acquired psychiatric disorder, to include schizophrenia, depression, and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). REPRESENTATION Veteran represented … [Read more...] about BVA No 09-48865 Entitlement to service connection for an acquired psychiatric disorder, to include schizophrenia, depression, and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).