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I have a question...I went to the VA web site and put in IRIS inquiry then I was directed to FAQ then I put in status of my VA Claim the answer came back...

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E-mail FAQ How can I check on the status of a pending claim?

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How can I check on the status of my pending

disability claim? can I check status online ?

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To determine the status of a pending claim, you can call 1-800-827-1000 and follow the recorded instructions. Currently, there is no other on-line access to claim information.

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So what can I do to check my status through IRIS...am I putting in the wrong question...thank you in advance....have a Safe weekend.

MT

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Did you click "Ask a question" and get the IRIS site with the drop down menu selections?

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RockyA1911 wrote:

Did you click "Ask a question" and get the IRIS site with the drop down menu selections?

response:

Of course not...that would have been to easy! actually I did not think of that after the answer to my question came up...but I will go ahead now and send a question...

but after reading your question on VSO...it looks like it will be a dead end for me to even ask the status of my claim if due to policy at the VA that they can't devugle that information to me...that I will need to go to the VSO office in town and tape a note on the door that if there is ever a replacement for this office to contact me...Frustrating as it may be...I am sure things will be as they should.

Your post (question) about the VSO deciding on what priority each claim had at the AMVET is interesting and I am going to watch that question with interest..

have a great day Rocky and again I will go ask a question...

take care

MT

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Go Here:

https://iris.va.gov/Scripts/iris.cfg/php.ex...p_sp=&p_li=

  1. Select Question
  2. Compensation & Pension Benefits....or....Health Benefit and medical care
  3. 2a Hit next
  4. Fill-in form information....Are you a Veteran YES
  5. Put in SS# and continue with the form
  6. write in the method that you want a response from...E-mail...Phone....Or US mail
  7. Select your choice for is the Question Regarding....Benefits you are currently recieving..Benefit you would like to apply for..An existing claim
  8. Existing claim number if you have it.....The number of your claim example: CXXX XXX XX
  9. Write in your question or statement in the Box provided
  10. Click on the submit button

Only select the sumbit button one time. If you have entered one of the fields incorrectly, you will return to the prior page to correct erroneous entry. After you have corrected the error only click the submit button one time. Wait for the submition to be entered, and then they will send you an e-mail or response that you have chosen..e-mail...telephone...US mail.

If you selected response by e-mail, then you will be sent an e-mail with their response link. Just click on the link in your e-mail and it will take you back to their site with your response.

If you use the email response, and they sent you an answer with the answer link you can continue the question for another response at the same lind that they will responed to you with.

Opinion:

I have found this lacking. Sometimes the response is yup. Sometimes like one of those fortune teller machines..you know...That could very well be or it doesn't seem so.

Try to be factual and brief with you question.

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Go Here:

https://iris.va.gov/Scripts/iris.cfg/php.ex...p_sp=&p_li=

  1. Select Question
  2. Compensation & Pension Benefits....or....Health Benefit and medical care
  3. 2a Hit next
  4. Fill-in form information....Are you a Veteran YES
  5. Put in SS# and continue with the form
  6. write in the method that you want a response from...E-mail...Phone....Or US mail
  7. Select your choice for is the Question Regarding....Benefits you are currently recieving..Benefit you would like to apply for..An existing claim
  8. Existing claim number if you have it.....The number of your claim example: CXXX XXX XX
  9. Write in your question or statement in the Box provided
  10. Click on the submit button
Only select the sumbit button one time. If you have entered one of the fields incorrectly, you will return to the prior page to correct erroneous entry. After you have corrected the error only click the submit button one time. Wait for the submition to be entered, and then they will send you an e-mail or response that you have chosen..e-mail...telephone...US mail.

If you selected response by e-mail, then you will be sent an e-mail with their response link. Just click on the link in your e-mail and it will take you back to their site with your response.

If you use the email response, and they sent you an answer with the answer link you can continue the question for another response at the same lind that they will responed to you with.

Opinion:

I have found this lacking. Sometimes the response is yup. Sometimes like one of those fortune teller machines..you know...That could very well be or it doesn't seem so.

Try to be factual and brief with you question.

Thank You so much for the information and the steps...that will help me out...I did go back into the VA web site and hit on RO office for St. Louis and the site in now under construction so I couldn't send an email there...but I will go ahead and try the link you have listed...

again Thank You for your time and information very helpful indeed

MT

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but after reading your question on VSO...it looks like it will be a dead end for me to even ask the status of my claim if due to policy at the VA that they can't devugle that information to me...that I will need to go to the VSO office in town and tape a note on the door that if there is ever a replacement for this office to contact me...Frustrating as it may be...I am sure things will be as they should.

Just another thought, what if you were to contact that VSO's department...

in example, if the VSO is Al go to WEB: http://www.missourilegion.org

and ask about who is handling the existing case load and exactly when

you can expect to have actual representation.... the same holds true if it's

a different organization such as VFW, DAV, VVA.

Might be worth a try to rattle someone's cage and see what shakes out. jmho

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