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How To Complete Form # 9


My VSO called, to inform me that my claims had been denied and to fill out a Form # 9. I could not find this form on VA web site.

Thanks in advance for any replies of form number and how to complete for DMII and Prostate Cancer.


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Here is the form, just try to be brief to the point on why or how you feel that your condition should be service connected. You can also attach any evidence you think VA did not consider. You may want to wait for the official denial to know what VA said to try to counter it.


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My VSO called, to inform me that my claims had been denied and to fill out a Form # 9.



DUH --- Since they have my POA, it would seem to me like the VSO would have

bothered to say something more like ......

We have received a copy of the VA's response to your NOD.

Unfortunately the VA Regional Office has continued to deny you claim issues.

Now we need to set up an appointment for you to come into our office.

We will discuss and explain the reason/s that the VBA provided to support

their continuation of denying your issues of service connection.

As your service organization, we can take this opportunity to help you

continue onto the next level with your appeal rights.

Together we will fill out the Form 9 which is necessary to continue on.

We will also discuss what steps you can take with your medical providers to

help advance a more positive outcome at this next level along with any additional

questions and concerns you may have.

The above is what I personally consider,a part of them, doing their job.



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Carlie, very very true

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My VSO was just giving me a heads up about the denail and my letter was in the mail. Next week we will get togeather and hopefully complete Form # 9.

I wanted some insight from others members

Thanks for the replies


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