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Va Called My House


I have 2 claims waiting to be rated ( before rating board as of 08 / 2010) and a claim on appeal to be called by the BVA.

All of my C & P exams was finished in May 2010. VA called my house today to schedule a C & P exam for a claimed which was denied in the past. This is the same claim waiting to go before the Board. This appealed was filed in 02 / 2009.

Is it normal for them to call me at home to schedule and exam? All of my other exams appts were made by the hospital and they told me when to come in a letter.

Thanks, Woody

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It is not really normal but I would sure as heck attend the exam. The VARO should send you a letter for the exam. This way you get paid for milage also.

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I will be their God willing. It just seem so strange they do this. The VA usually make you jump through hoops backward`s

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With the large number of claims pending the VA has begun to do a lot of telephone development. It has always been an options, as it saves time for the veterans.

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It do decrease the time we veterans have to sit and wait for a decision.

The hardest time we have from the posting I have seen is not knowing what the VA is doing.

The idea of not knowing what is going on causes more stress and when you need help, You Need Help!

We Leave No One Behind!!

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Yes I have been called a couple of times in the past from them to set up C&P's.

Now if this C&P is for the issue you have before the BVA on appeal. I see this as a good thing! Many times appeals get in front of the BVA and have to be remanded for a C&P. This really gums up the works. Also not to get your hopes up but if your claim is still at the RO and waiting to be certified to the BVA the RO also takes a look at it to see if they can grant it at the RO.

All of this is a good thing and shows movement.

I have an appeal in waiting to be certified at my RO that has been there since June 09. Wish it would move!

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