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1151 Hbp Award Letter


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Yesterday I received my 1151 HBP award letter

I might have mentioned the RO call I got on this last week but I never pay too much attention to RO phone calls.

I LOLed at this: :

"Dear Mrs. Simmons,

We received a request to reopen a previous claim on March 27th 2015."

That was the bogus denial letter I got in late March and I raised Hell right away.

"What we decided:

"Hypertension for accrued benefits purposes granted 10% EED Aug 9, 1992."

They actually read my evidence this time.

They state that no additional accrued is due to me.....

That would only be true if they fail to properly 'reopen' the other March 27 2015 bogus denial of my CUE claim.

In that claim (a CUE awarded in 2012), they paid only 6 months of 1151 accrued. They owed from Aug 1992 to Oct 1994,100% under 1151 , plus 2 dependents, plus SMC, but aid only for 6 months.

I know my husband would be proud of me for trying to finally get this all properly rectified.

He made me promise to do that if they killed him.20 years ago ...and 4 hours later he suddenly dropped dead..

I have had many award letters over the past 20 years (all after a battle) but I DONT really win anything. My husband does.

I am just his voice from the grave.

And hopefully his victories will help other vets who VA has committed malpractice on.

Free_spirit has been the voice for her deceased husband.too

A different situation then mine but nevertheless,

it is evidence and perseverance that awards claims.

1151 HBP due to lack of proper dosage of lisinopril compounded by 6 years of Sudafed, presxcribed 4 times a day for a condition (still rated at 10% maybe I should file a claim on that He He)

for a suinus condition he didnt even have,

as one of multiple " deviations" in VA's lingo , in a standard of care ,

that caused his death.

I say the worse CUE claim is the one that is never filed.

That goes for 1151 claims too. (And FTCA claims in some circumstances)

We cant just get denials and spin on our thumbs over them.....VA does enough of that as it is. to generate these bogus denials.

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