Am I eligible for emergency care at a non-VA facility? An eligible Veteran may receive emergency care at a non-VA health care facility at VA expense when a VA facility or other Federal health care facility with which VA has an agreement is unable to … [Read more...] about Am I eligible for emergency care at a non-VA facility?
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When it comes to the current options for challenging a VA Ratings Decision, Veterans often send me emails asking what do they do..which option do they choose? To begin answering that question, let me tell you a story. Every so often, my wife and I … [Read more...] about When You Get a VA Ratings Decision, Should You File an Appeal, Request to Reopen, or Seek Reconsideration?
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A de novo review is your other option. de novo, which means “new,” or “fresh look,” is a Latin term used by lawyers. In a de novo review, a DRO, who is a senior-level, highly experienced claim processor, looks at all the evidence of record (your … [Read more...] about 3 Things You Want Out Of a DRO Review – VA DRO Hearings (Decision Review Officer)
What does Development Letter Sent mean on Ebenefits? Development letters are sent in the early stages of your claim. It acknowledges your claim and asks for additional evidence if you have any.The VA is legally required to send this letter to … [Read more...] about Ebenefits Development Letter Sent