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Clothing Allowance

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Hey there;

First time for me filing for clothing allowance and I did so back in late May/early June.  I stopped by the Prosthetics department and although they can't say for sure, they told me it was good news and that I would be getting a letter.  I still haven't received a letter of approval or denial.  Do you get one?  If you are approved when are the payments disbursed?

TIA

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Clothing allowance starts hitting the banks around the 23 of August. Most get a letter, until the Prosthetic's Dept states that you are Static, then everything is in auto drive yearly.  There have been several here that have had to play the game yearly to continue this benefit.

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I use to be static now I have to apply every year to receive my 3 or 4 clothing allowances.

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How do you know if you become static or non-static for clothing allowance?

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I got an email about the clothing allowance, not sure if I even qualify honestly.  Should I call prosthetics and ask?

 

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@seminoles I got one also but I'm not sure I qualify either, I have wraps for my legs due to lymphedema but it's new to me, would they give me a clothing allowance to buy wraps and compression socks?

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