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Hey everyone i have a Q about what my husband has been told.. We though it would be best to call the VA every 2 weeks to see if there is any movement in his claim. He had 2 c&p's on the 19th of June.On the 23th we went to request his exam it was not done so they said they wouls send it to us. He called today and the woman wouls not let him know where his claim was but that the exams were recieved on the 29th to the reg. office and they got all the info they needed. what does that mean?? is it still processing??Should we call again?

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By all means call again. Once all the information is received it should go to the rating board. However, they should be able to tell you the status of his claim.

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He called though i had to talk to them because he forgets. They said that its still processing but they have all the info they need and they have his c&p exam results? When do u think it will go to the rater, what else do you think they need? thanx for the reply, He filed his claim Dec 16 2008 he got out of the military Dec 12 2008..

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It usually does not take to long a couple of months or so after C&P is done. If the C&P was done at a VA Hospital you can go and request a copy from the Release of Patient info and you can get a better idea how the claim is headed or if you need to look at getting some help.

Good Luck

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when we went a requested a copy but it was not ready, Called today they sent it to our address.His exam was at the Va in st louis,mo

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you will get a variety of answers and it depends on your VARO.. some are really screwed up, as you can read in the news. The response I got and has been typical from my VARO is 2-3 months from the C&P.. but my inital claim took a few weeks after the C&P. The fact that it took until june to get a C&P sounds like your VARO is not very quick.

So much for the streamlined active duty to VA claims..

Was your husband medical boarded when he ets'd??

Good Luck.

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