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Anyone ever heard of WARMS? I'm trying to figure out if it is codified law. The eCFR (compared to the cfr) is not. I have a claim pending and believe I'm in good shape when it comes to the WARMS info, since it is a VA site. Please tell me what you all think.

Thanks,

Domepeace

P.S. There was a change to the "Skin" rating:

7804 Scar(s), unstable or painful:

Five or more scars that are unstable or painful 30

Three or four scars that are unstable or painful 20

One or two scars that are unstable or painful 10

This is the main part that I was talking about:

§4.118 Schedule of ratings—skin.

A veteran who VA rated under diagnostic codes 7800, 7801, 7802, 7803, 7804, or 7805 before October 23, 2008 can request review under diagnostic codes 7800, 7801, 7802, 7804, and 7805, irrespective of whether the veteran’s disability has increased since the last review. VA will review that veteran’s disability rating to determine whether the veteran may be entitled to a higher disability rating under diagnostic codes 7800, 7801, 7802, 7804, and 7805. A request for review pursuant to this rulemaking will be treated as a claim for an increased rating for purposes of determining the effective date of an increased rating awarded as a result of such review; however, in no case will the award be effective before October 23, 2008.

Thanks again,

Domepeace

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Anyone ever heard of WARMS? I'm trying to figure out if it is codified law. The eCFR (compared to the cfr) is not. I have a claim pending and believe I'm in good shape when it comes to the WARMS info, since it is a VA site. Please tell me what you all think.

Thanks,

Domepeace

P.S. There was a change to the "Skin" rating:

7804 Scar(s), unstable or painful:

Five or more scars that are unstable or painful 30

Three or four scars that are unstable or painful 20

One or two scars that are unstable or painful 10

This is the main part that I was talking about:

§4.118 Schedule of ratings—skin.

A veteran who VA rated under diagnostic codes 7800, 7801, 7802, 7803, 7804, or 7805 before October 23, 2008 can request review under diagnostic codes 7800, 7801, 7802, 7804, and 7805, irrespective of whether the veteran’s disability has increased since the last review. VA will review that veteran’s disability rating to determine whether the veteran may be entitled to a higher disability rating under diagnostic codes 7800, 7801, 7802, 7804, and 7805. A request for review pursuant to this rulemaking will be treated as a claim for an increased rating for purposes of determining the effective date of an increased rating awarded as a result of such review; however, in no case will the award be effective before October 23, 2008.

Thanks again,

Domepeace

e-CFR Data for 4.118 Schedule of ratings—skin, is current (published in the Federal Register (FR) as of February 9, 2009 [67 FR 49596, July 31, 2002; 67 FR 58448, 58449, Sept. 16, 2002; 73 FR 54710, Oct. 23, 2008]

WARMS is good too! ~Wings

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