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NOTE:

VA Fast Letter 08-33.pdf

The following Fast Letter was taken from this site—

http://vietnamresearch.com/agento/notice.html

I have changed the formatting to make it easier to read. I could not find it anywhere else.

DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

Veterans Benefits Administration

Washington, D.C. 20420

December 3, 2002

Director (00/21)

VA Regional Offices and Centers

In Reply Refer To: 211A

Fast Letter 00-33

SUBJ: Review of Awards for Diseases Associated with Herbicide Exposure for
Possible Retroactive Benefits Under Nehmer Order.

BACKGROUND INFORMATION

In August, we sent the enclosed notice to approximately 1,700 additional
diabetes claimants identified by the Special Issue Rating System (SIRS).

The notice states that VA must re-adjudicate certain previously denied claims
under Nehmer v. United States Department of Veterans Affairs, CV-86-6160
 (TEH) (N.D. Cal).

The notice also advised these claimants of their rights
and responsibilities with respect to these re-adjudications.

A copy of the
 letter was to sent each regional office for file purposes.

We will be
 sending a list of these cases to each regional office, in an MS Excel
spreadsheet format via e-mail.

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