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How Are Multiple Claims Worked?


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For those of you that have multiple claims, how does the VA quantify and work those? FE: I have a claim for SC, a claim for increase of same for the other extremity, and a claim for dysfunction (SMC) all on the same form .

Do all three get worked as a total group, or are they counted as three separate claims, with the possibility of different statuses and different appointments/approval tracks for each one? Will they notify me, whenever, about all at one time or separately and approve/deny/award separately or only when they are all done?

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They will work them together as they have the records and ect to go through.

I believe there is a procedure listed in the M21 that explains the process.

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Got it. Thanks!

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Late last year, I filed for more than one issue.

In February, I received notification that one was approved due to information in my VAMC treatment records. All others were deferred.

About a month later, I had C&P exams and am still waiting. My claim is still bouncing around the RO.

Hope this helps

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Practially speaking, I think they work the easiest first. If you file three claims chances are one will get approved, one denied and one deferred.

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