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Marti

How Long Now? "pending Authorization"

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Hello....

I got a respond from the IRIS...

"After review of your files, we see that your claim has progressed to "Pending Authorization" as of April 2, 2010."

Would anyone know how long this takes? :D I am ready to pay off my medical bills...

Thanks

Marti

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Soon but depends on how big it is.

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I wish I knew :D . I have amyotrophic lateral sclerosis...I never got a copy of my C&P exam, which I asked for...so I am clueless...

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Not very much longer. Do you have a VSO? If you do call them to see if they have seen the decision.

J

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I am ready to pay off my medical bills...

Thanks

Marti

Marti,

If you are now SC'd for ALS and your medical bills are for ALS, I personally

would try to get VA to accept responsibility for the medical bills as I think

you may have a good shot at them paying.

If you don't try then you will never know.

jmho,

carlie

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I tried to find out from the PVA.. He told me wait until you get the rating decision.

Law says until you get the rating it is not allowed to be discussed..

I thought they already had a decision? Now I am really confused!

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