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I see that this is also used for voc rehab

Mr cue


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Mr CUE go to this link:

https://www.bva.va.gov, then click on the search decisions feature on the right hand side.

Search for Chapter 31 decisions.

You might also want to put Independent Living Program into the search thing to do a different search.

It can take time to narrow down the decisions by search terms.

I ususally look for stuff in the 2016-2017-2018 decision ( you canclick to make the date range blank and then click on the years you want to see. Sometimes I click on all dates , to see of any regulation or diagnostic code has changed.

Everything I know about CUE is from reading BVA decisions and 38 USC 5109 and is here.

The regulaions in 38 USC 5109 have never changed.



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Also you might find something at the US CAVC


And don't hesitate to search at the OGC site for precedent opinions.


They are listed by year that you click on but there is also a search feature was well.

Sometimes BVA will cite a CAVC case, or VA OGC Precedent Opinion, in a decision that could be a good way for a similar issues to support a claim.

Use this form to obtain your VA medical records.


The worse form or letter a Veteran can prepare regards using FOIA-for medical records.

I double checked this recently by phone with one of the women from VA  at the televised first Fayetteville AR Town Hall meeting.

This was the form they were explaining to veterans who were or might have been misdiagnosed by the impaired pathologist and is the fastest way to get VA Medical records-good thing because the lawyers at the meeting eed to see those VA med recs..

They also were giving 1151 info and also FTCA info- after the televised meeting.

Lawyers need to file SF 95s within 2 years of the date of the letter 20,000 veterans and some survivors of veterans got in June.

I have been in touch with one of those lawyers-I know the name of the doctor they fired and also advised him that their clients need to use this form:


It is similar to the one I filled out at the local VAMC-I think I needed my husband's death certificate to do it but not sure.

FOIA is for lawyers to obtain VA med recs, living vets or survivors dont need to use FOIA.

I have made this point dozens of times here.   for years....


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