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I.u Claim Status


jlshand

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Spoke to VA today and was told my claim has been decided and is going to the rater. This is an I.U claim, what does rating have to do with it? I thought they either yes or no I.U. Anybody have any experience with this? Already S.C'd at 80% including heart at 60% so what is this "going to the rater" have to do with I.U??????

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So,Jeff,

Are you saying that a denial for IU must still be sent to a rater?????

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I think they will establish an effective date for the IU. Someone has to make a rating decision granting IU or denying it and give you the reasons.

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John,

Dont mean to whip this to death but......

I'm trying to read into what i was told by phone and email , that a decision has been made on this IU claim, whether this means the decision was positive.

If the decision on an IU claim is denial, what would be the purpose of sending a denied claim to a rater?

Just trying to stoke some hope here, that being that decision made/sent to rater=s claim approved but detail like starting date has to be determined.

Am I reading too much into the info? :blink:

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Jlshand,

When I was a service officers one of the tricks we used to get answers before we received a letter, was to call the va and ask when you would receive the first check. If the claim was won the answer was usually the following month, if not the clerk would indicate they had not information at the time... try it .. just act as if you know the claim was won when you call.....

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