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Va Released 3 New Compensation And Pension Exam Worksheets


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New Compensation and Pension Worksheets coming http://www.vba.va.gov/disabilityexams

VA's goal is to process all claims in fewer than 125 days with a decision quality rate no lower than 98 percent, a mark Secretary Shinseki has mandated by 2015.The first three questionnaires cover B-cell leukemia (such as hairy-cell leukemia), Parkinson's disease and schemic heart disease. VA recently published a final regulation that was to be implemented Oct. 30 that will establish the presumption of eligibility to VA disability compensation benefits for veterans with one of these three conditions who were exposed to Agent Orange, a herbicide agent used extensively in Vietnam.

In practical terms, veterans who served in Vietnam during the war who have a "presumed" illness do not have to prove an association between their illnesses and their military service. This "presumption" establishes eligibility to VA compensation if their condition is disabling to a compensable level.

For additional information on the VA disability compensation program or additional presumptive disabilities for veterans exposed to herbicide agents, contact VA at 800-827-1000 or visit http://www.vba.va.gov/bin/21/AO/claimherbicide.htm. http://www.vba.va.gov/bin/21/AO/claimherbicide.htm

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And they probably need to revise many others, however that will not happen.

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See also FL 10-34 in the Training and Fast Letter Forum.

I looked for them after I read the Fast Letter and then put the numbers of the forms also since I found them on the VA site. :)

21-0960A Ischemic Heart Disease Disability Benefits Questionnaire

21-0960B Hairy Cell and Other B-cell Leukemias Disability Benefits Questionnaire

21-0960C Parkinson's Disease Disability Benefits Questionnaire

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