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Farmed Out?


Just checked Ebennies this Morn and it shows my file Has been moved to Phoenix from Seattle.

Seattle is my RO so I am guessing they farmed me out due to backlog in Seattle.

I am taking this as a good sign that maybe there will be some activity since I have been at 'review of evidence' for 6 months.

Any thoughts?

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The same thing happen to me. Mine was sent to Nashville from LA, and sure enough it was a good thing. My claim in LA had been on going for almost 3 years, and once it was moved to Nashville I had a rating within 3 months.

Hope your's gets done soon.

Good Luck.

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Sounds like a POSITIVE to me!

So you got a Rating after it was moved.

Did you already have your C&P before it was moved?

I ask because I have not had one as yet.

Thanks Aggie

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Actually, I had already received 90% and all C&P exams had been completed. The reason my claim continued was because of my left eye being blind and had other issues with it and they weren't certain how to rate the eye. But when it was moved to Nashville there they rated me at 100% P&T which closed my claim within a couple of months .

Good Luck, Please don't hesitate to ask me for any other information. I'll be more than happy to try and answer any questions you might have.

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Thank you..

I am trying to find out if the C&P is done at which level of the eight. My claim is at Review of evidence and I would like to find out if the C&P is done before this level or during. Or possibly the claim will be kicked backwords for some of the claims and an decision made on others.

I have 4 things I applied for.

If this confuses you then join the club, I don't know what the heck they are doing.

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during the review of evidence, if someone at the VA determines that they need a clarification additional x-rays, mri's or any other tests they will notify the VA. Normally the C/P exams are prompted during the development phase.

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    • I have a 30% hearing loss and 10% Tinnitus rating since 5/17.  I have Meniere's Syndrome which was diagnosed by a VA facility in 2010 yet I never thought to include this in my quest for a rating.  Meniere's is very debilitating for me, but I have not made any noise about it because I could lose my license to drive.  I am thinking of applying for additional compensation as I am unable to work at any meaningful employment as I cannot communicate effectively because of my hearing and comprehension difficulties.  I don't know whether to file for a TDUI, or just ask for additional compensation.  My county Veterans service contact who helped me get my current rating has been totally useless on this when I asked her for help.  Does anyone know which forms I should use?  There are so many different directions to proceed on this that I am confused.  Any help would be appreciated.  Vietnam Vet 64-67. 
    • If you are new to hadit and have DIC questions it would help us tremendously if you can answer the following questions right away in your first post.

      What was the Primary Cause of Death (# 1) as listed on your spouse’s death certificate?

      What,if anything, was listed as a contributing cause under # 2?

      Was an autopsy done and if so do you have a complete copy of it?

       It can be obtained through the Medical Examiner’s office in your locale.

      What was the deceased veteran service connected for in his/her lifetime?

      Did they have a claim pending at death and if so what for?

      If they died from anything on the Agent Orange Presumptive list ( available here under a search) when did they serve and where? If outside of Vietnam, what was their MOS and also if they served onboard a ship in the South Pacific what ship were they on and when? Also did they have any major  physical  contact with C 123s during the Vietnam War?

      And how soon after their death was the DIC form filed…if filed within one year of death, the date of death will be the EED for DIC and also satisfy the accrued regulation criteria.
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