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I received a letter from the BVA dated May 24 , 2018 stating that I had been granted service connection for some issues and a remand for other issues. I am still waiting on an effective date and rating. My question is will the VA implement the grant while waiting on the remand? how long does this process usually take? I was ok while my case was on appeal but since I received my grant I have went crazy. I check e benefits 3 times a day and i cannot stop wondering what my new rating is. How long does this process take? I thought I had won my case but nothing has changed. sooo tired of waiting on the VA. Any info on time would be great or any suggestions to speed this up.

 

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wow that's crazy. I still have not heard anything from my ro about rating or effective date. my grant was dated may 24th. I'll let you know if and when I hear anything about retro or rating change. They should not give us a run around we have a judgement for crying out loud. If I call the 800 number I get the same canned response of no timeline. They say i am waiting on an authorization signature but how long does that take? If anything I feel they are rude to me!!! Hopefully we can nail down a timeline. I'm at Louisville  ro. At least we can vent about it on here!!!

 

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That is what they have been telling me for the last 3 months. Two days ago I called the AMC and told them to connect me with the Service Manager.... He looked into it and presto....E- Benefits now shows my correct ratings and I will be getting the retro within a week or two he said. The problem he said is one of communication within. The audit on mine was complete but not forwarded to the authorization official. Until you get the manager on the phone your case will stagnate right where it is.

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thx so much i will be speaking to a service manager first thing Monday morning.

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By the way, yes they must process your partial grants before the remanded issues. 

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Thought for sure I would be able to give my kids just a little bit nicer Christmas this year. But I should have known better than to count on the V.A.. 7 months and counting. I am starting to think that the only thing im ever going to recieve from the V.A. is a hard time. Sorry for the rant I am just frustrated and sad. Dealing with the V.A. can make you want to eat bullets!!!!!!!

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