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Dro Timeline For Decision Phase


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After final C&P exams are completed per request of DRO in the preparation for decision phase, about how long does it take to rate the case assuming all other requirements are met? Just asking to get an idea as to how much longer My family and i will need to hold our collective breaths before we can exhale and awake from this long beuraucratic nightmare. We reached the preparation for decision phase in August 2012, then the DRO requested a few more C&P's. completed those at end of November. Hospital/ vfw and all others in the know say it was the last barrier. Any insight would be most appreciated.

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just hang in there. No way to tell and some RO are really backlogged. Keep an eye on your bank account as it will probably arrive there first. GOOD LUCK. I completed my c & P on 11-19 12 and I filed in Muskogee, Okla.

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just hang in there. No way to tell and some RO are really backlogged. Keep an eye on your bank account as it will probably arrive there first. GOOD LUCK. I completed my c & P on 11-19 12 and I filed in Muskogee, Okla.

Appreciate that buddy, I'm in Columbia, sc and I hope it really does show up in the bank first...for mine as well as yours. And sooner rather than later too. Always good to know another vet is sharing your cup however bitter, beats drinking alone right.

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As others have said here, it is really hard to tell.

The first three DRO's I filled were all completed in less than a year. This last one was filled Jan 2011 and we are comming up on two years. Last C&P was done June 2011, although they indicated they were getting additional medical information in late summer this year.

Hang in there, may the wait be worth it for you!

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As others have said here, it is really hard to tell.

The first three DRO's I filled were all completed in less than a year. This last one was filled Jan 2011 and we are comming up on two years. Last C&P was done June 2011, although they indicated they were getting additional medical information in late summer this year.

Hang in there, may the wait be worth it for you!

Thanks buddy, great insight. Looks like it varies from case to case even with the same vet as in your case.

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We reached the preparation for decision phase in August 2012,

then the DRO requested a few more C&P's. completed those at end of November.

Hospital/ vfw and all others in the know say it was the last barrier. Any insight would be most appreciated.

My crystal ball shows you will most receive the DRO Decision

sometimes shorty after the new year, guesstimate is by February's end.

Keep in mind that even DRO's are human and during holiday times.

many have scheduled their vacation time in there, may not necessarily be

the case for you but perhaps for another claimant waiting.

Could also be that your DRO might have the holiday spirit and may

attempt to provide some good news to claimants during the season,

by kicking out some extra decisions on issues that have been granted.

We just never know until the official correspondance or cash,arrives.

JMHO

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My crystal ball shows you will most receive the DRO Decision

sometimes shorty after the new year, guesstimate is by February's end.

Keep in mind that even DRO's are human and during holiday times.

many have scheduled their vacation time in there, may not necessarily be

the case for you but perhaps for another claimant waiting.

Could also be that your DRO might have the holiday spirit and may

attempt to provide some good news to claimants during the season,

by kicking out some extra decisions on issues that have been granted.

We just never know until the official correspondance or cash,arrives.

JMHO

Thanks so much, either way I suppose it beats the years other vets have had to wait in the past and I'm grateful for it. Appreciate all the help.

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