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Another Timeline (Indy Varo)



Thought I would add my timeline to the discussion. Elapsed time, so far: 802 days.

Indy VARO timeline (Initial Claim):


Claim Filed

8/16 – 8/31/2010

Under Review

8/31/2010 – 10/12/2012

Gathering of Evidence

10/12 – 10/17/2012

Preparation for Decision

10/17 – 10/19/2012

Pending Decision Approval


Call from VARO, informed rating of 70% with one item deferred, and backdated

to 7/18/2010 (day after separation). Caller stated that retro payments over $25k

required additional review, and verified dependent and direct deposit info.


Received informal letter from DAV stating same info as discussed

during VARO call.


Returned to Pending Decision Approval

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I had been used to it setting in the gathering dust stage for so long, it surprised me when there was movement. I didn't let myself get excited about it, at first. Then I got my hopes up when the VA lady called me last Friday and the letter followed from DAV Monday. Although I knew it was normal for claims to go back and forth online, it was still a big disappointment to see it happen.

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Pending Decision approval is the signature phase of the claim by the VSCM,

Depending on the ampount of retro, the number of signatures is different. I thinkl it requires 2 for 25K.


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bbow, I agree with everybody else. It sounds like you are getting very close to being done. Good luck on your rating, your retro and your health. Thanks for your service!


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