Jump to content

Ask Your VA   Claims Questions | Read Current Posts 
Read VA Disability Claims Articles
 Search | View All Forums | Donate | Blogs | New Users | Rules 

  • homepage-banner-2024.png

  • donate-be-a-hero.png

  • 0

Decision Ready Claim time line??

Rate this question



How long will this REALLY take??  I saw my VSO officer and did the paperwork on Feb 6.  He needed a copy of my marriage certificate (which I had to order and wait on, since it was over 20 years ago!) so all paperwork was complete as of Feb 20.  Yes, I know it's only been 3 days, but I wonder if it's true that it will only take 30 days for this to resolve itself.  It's an easy one, I swear!!

Was told I finally met the requirements for my total knee replacement-- I was originally told I would need TKR at age 35, and I will be 55 in September!!!  Only been 20 years!!    I was also told that since it is my service connection, once it was confirmed that I needed one, to file for an increase, as once you are found to need it, you will go up to 30%, then you get 100% for surgery and rehab until you are "normal" again, and then back to 30% once you have recovered.  The VSO even gave me the paperwork to have my doc sign the day of the surgery, so that my hubby can get it signed and then take it down to the VSO at the hospital and they will turn it in for me.. 


So how long is the DRC process REALLY??  Is it 30 days??  Is it 6 months??  Is it "hope and pray you get it before you have your surgery or die, whatever comes first"??


Thanks guys!!!

Link to comment
Share on other sites

1 answer to this question

Recommended Posts

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
  • Create New...

Important Information

Guidelines and Terms of Use