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Going Or An Increase! Ptsd

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Is there a form for filing an increase? What all should i attach for further evidence?

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ATVer,

No, you don't HAVE to use a specific form but I would use a 21-4138.

Prior to filing for the increase I would re-look over the rating decision that provided

the current rating.

It should tell you exactly why you were awarded the current evaluation percentage and

exactly what evidence would support a higher rating.

I would file any medical evidence that supported the higher percentage along with my request for an increase.

Also, this can now be done on-line.

I will send a shout out to someone that has more knowledge and a success record started

with this.

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Sounds good! Thanks! I'll get that form and all my recent records together so i can have a real nice increase claim.

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