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Claim Completion Date By Kentucky Windage

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Well, ePeggy updated today and now shows that my completion date went from January 28, 2013 to July 15, 2012. I guess since we are having fictional completion dates, I will also make up a fictional rating. Therefore, I rate myself 100% with no future appointments. I wonder if they will buy that?

Btw, since eBenefits started displaying the estimated completion dates, this is now my third version. My first estimated completion was October 30, 2012, and I was disheartened a bit when it was bumped back to January, 2013. Now I'm just finding the whole process hilarious. Can I get rated for eBenefits Delerium....at least like 10 or 20%?

At least they did give the disclaimer now, "Your claim is being processed by the Regional Office. We generally process claims in the order received. We recognize that your claim has exceeded the projected completion date and remain committed to completing our review as quickly and accurately as possible. Thank you for your patience."

Anybody else have a third round of completion date changes yet?

Mark

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Just what do you mean by Kentucky Windage????????????????

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both my husband and I have received three sets of dates so far and we have not hit the 1 1/2 year mark yet since putting in our claim. Our dates have gone forward and backwards. We have both decided that Peggy is responsible for putting in the dates and is just having a good ol' time messing with us. It's pretty sad though, knowing that the dates are BS, we still can't help looking at them anyway.

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Just what do you mean by Kentucky Windage????????????????

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both my husband and I have received three sets of dates so far and we have not hit the 1 1/2 year mark yet since putting in our claim. Our dates have gone forward and backwards. We have both decided that Peggy is responsible for putting in the dates and is just having a good ol' time messing with us. It's pretty sad though, knowing that the dates are BS, we still can't help looking at them anyway.

I agree. I know that you can't trust anything on ePeggy, with the exception of maybe what they are "showing" as received by you. By this I mean, if I submit a document and it says that this document is/was received, then I can at least guess that it is in the VA's hot little handds.

However, the dates are just ways the have for moving the goal post as the game progresses. Even my "earliest" completion time was moved to November, 2011. Nice of them to give me both as "feel good" dates. I can only hope that if it moves back, then the file has moved to something/somewhere else. It's a guessing game at most.

I have to C&P's scheduled within the next week and a half, and so maybe once they have these I may see some actual results. It's been, and still is, an experience. That's for sure.

Mark

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I agree. I know that you can't trust anything on ePeggy, with the exception of maybe what they are "showing" as received by you. By this I mean, if I submit a document and it says that this document is/was received, then I can at least guess that it is in the VA's hot little handds.

However, the dates are just ways the have for moving the goal post as the game progresses. Even my "earliest" completion time was moved to November, 2011. Nice of them to give me both as "feel good" dates. I can only hope that if it moves back, then the file has moved to something/somewhere else. It's a guessing game at most.

I have to C&P's scheduled within the next week and a half, and so maybe once they have these I may see some actual results. It's been, and still is, an experience. That's for sure.

Mark

We both had our C&P's completed almost 6 months ago....hope yours moves along faster then ours but I'm sure it depends on the number of contentions and what RO. Our RO is Winston-Salem NC and although the progress has been slow in completiton they are pretty fast in regards to posting info received and getting us our copies of the C&P's that we requested (took 6 business days from time we asked for them until the time we received them). Rather then look at the negative all the time I'm trying to hang onto the postive for my own well-being:)

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