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I WOULD LIKE TO KNOW IF ANY ONE RECEIVED A TBI TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY LETTER MARCH OF 2009. THE LETTER WAS TO VETERANS RATED FOR TBI. IT WAS ABOUT A RETRO PAYMENT.

I WOULD LIKE TO KNOW IF ANY ONE GOT A RETRO PAYMENT YET ON THIS ISSUE.THE NEW EVALUATION CRITERIA BECAME EFFECTIVE OCTOBER 2008 ACCORDING TO THE LETTER.

i SENT IN THE PAPER WORK NEVER HEARD BACK FROM THE VA.

THX

GRT

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I WOULD LIKE TO KNOW IF ANY ONE RECEIVED A TBI TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY LETTER MARCH OF 2009. THE LETTER WAS TO VETERANS RATED FOR TBI. IT WAS ABOUT A RETRO PAYMENT.

I WOULD LIKE TO KNOW IF ANY ONE GOT A RETRO PAYMENT YET ON THIS ISSUE.THE NEW EVALUATION CRITERIA BECAME EFFECTIVE OCTOBER 2008 ACCORDING TO THE LETTER.

i SENT IN THE PAPER WORK NEVER HEARD BACK FROM THE VA.

THX

GRT

grent,

My letter from the VBA DID NOT indicate anything at all regarding RETRO PAYMENT for the new TBI (post Oct 2008) regs.

The letter stated to me, that the criteria in evaluating DC 8045 - Brain Trauma had changed and since I was currently SC'd for a disability

due to TBI, it maybe beneficial for me to be rated under the new criteria.

The VBA invited me to contact them about this and that a higher level of compensation could not be granted prior to a re-evaluation

under the new criteria for TBI.

I'm editing this post as I just pulled my March 19,2009 letter from my files.

It states:

"You may have been rated before the new criteria became effective.

If you still have residual symptoms, you may be re-examined based on the new criteria.

This examination may result in a compensation increase even though your condition has not changed.

You can request this examination through your local regional office on the enclosed VA Form 21-4138,

Statement in Support of Claim. If you qualify for increased compensation, the increase may be

paid up to one year retroactively, but not before October 23, 2008, when the new criteria went into effect."

The one year (12 months) that they are referring to is, with consideration of any medical evidence of record

that would support a higher evaluation for TBI (under the new criteria) that was produced anytime after

the new criteria took effect on Oct 23, 2008 - but within 12 months prior to your request for the

re-examination

Carlie passed away in November 2015 she is missed.

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grent,

My letter from the VBA DID NOT indicate anything at all regarding RETRO PAYMENT for the new TBI (post Oct 2008) regs.

The letter stated to me, that the criteria in evaluating DC 8045 - Brain Trauma had changed and since I was currently SC'd for a disability

due to TBI, it maybe beneficial for me to be rated under the new criteria.

The VBA invited me to contact them about this and that a higher level of compensation could not be granted prior to a re-evaluation

under the new criteria for TBI.

I'm editing this post as I just pulled my March 19,2009 letter from my files.

It states:

"You may have been rated before the new criteria became effective.

If you still have residual symptoms, you may be re-examined based on the new criteria.

This examination may result in a compensation increase even though your condition has not changed.

You can request this examination through your local regional office on the enclosed VA Form 21-4138,

Statement in Support of Claim. If you qualify for increased compensation, the increase may be

paid up to one year retroactively, but not before October 23, 2008, when the new criteria went into effect."

The one year (12 months) that they are referring to is, with consideration of any medical evidence of record

that would support a higher evaluation for TBI (under the new criteria) that was produced anytime after

the new criteria took effect on Oct 23, 2008 - but within 12 months prior to your request for the

re-examination

dr bash wrote me an imo and said the VA should award an MDC for my trau brain injury. i re sent in the letter i got with another 21-4132 see what happens. have you received a retro payment yet for this issue

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grent,

My letter from the VBA DID NOT indicate anything at all regarding RETRO PAYMENT for the new TBI (post Oct 2008) regs.

The letter stated to me, that the criteria in evaluating DC 8045 - Brain Trauma had changed and since I was currently SC'd for a disability

due to TBI, it maybe beneficial for me to be rated under the new criteria.

The VBA invited me to contact them about this and that a higher level of compensation could not be granted prior to a re-evaluation

under the new criteria for TBI.

I'm editing this post as I just pulled my March 19,2009 letter from my files.

It states:

"You may have been rated before the new criteria became effective.

If you still have residual symptoms, you may be re-examined based on the new criteria.

This examination may result in a compensation increase even though your condition has not changed.

You can request this examination through your local regional office on the enclosed VA Form 21-4138,

Statement in Support of Claim. If you qualify for increased compensation, the increase may be

paid up to one year retroactively, but not before October 23, 2008, when the new criteria went into effect."

The one year (12 months) that they are referring to is, with consideration of any medical evidence of record

that would support a higher evaluation for TBI (under the new criteria) that was produced anytime after

the new criteria took effect on Oct 23, 2008 - but within 12 months prior to your request for the

re-examination

dr bash wrote me an imo for my traumatic brain injury he said they should award me an mdc for my brain injury i re-sent in another 21-4132 have you received a retro payment yet from the va in regard to this matter

thks

grt

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dr bash wrote me an imo for my traumatic brain injury he said they should award me an mdc for my brain injury i re-sent in another 21-4132 have you received a retro payment yet from the va in regard to this matter

thks

grt

grent,

What the heck is "mdc".

I have not even requested to be re-evaluated under the post Oct 2008 criteria yet.

There is no automatic retro.

I do not think you are fully understanding the retro part for the new criteria.

Carlie passed away in November 2015 she is missed.

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