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    You’ve just been rated 100% disabled by the Veterans Affairs. After the excitement of finally having the rating you deserve wears off, you start asking questions. One of the first questions that you might ask is this: It’s a legitimate question – rare is the Veteran that finds themselves sitting on the couch eating bon-bons … Continue reading

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Is there anyone out there that might have a phone number for Cheyenne Regioal Office.  Not the 8008271000. We keep getting run and chase the monkeys tail.   If anyone has another number, I would really appreciate it.

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Berta, thank you so much..  you are awesome.  Yes you seem to have A busy life,  and we all appreciate your devotion too all of us.  Take care of yourself too.  We are still pushing to get the back pay for diabetes increase.  The bva approved it on 5-30-18 and they did not finish their audit until 9-28-18.  Sent it to Coast Guard for thei audit on 10-3.  They still have it.  They were furloughed for 5 weeks.  Now it might get sent back on the 3-1-19.   Tired of chasing this monkeys tail.

 

 

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Geez, the way things are for retro and even DOD audits is Miserable.

As bad as VA was in the late 1990s and into the year 2000,plus, we always got the retro much faster than now- and often before we even got the award letter in the mail.

BVA is working faster than ever to reduce the backlog but  everything slows down at the ROs- when they have to implement the decisions.

What gets me is that many remands ( often a re do of what they failed to do in the first pace) and awards from the BVA should have occurred at the RO level. Years ago. :wacko:

 

 

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That and this time we are in a different era, there are literally more claims to go through than ever before.  Last decade I read of one person who had cancer and it took her 9 months to get the retro after filing the claim. That was years before the housing bubble burst as a Medical Dr Ron Paul claimed it would.

The point is when the economy isn't doing well everyone comes out of the woodwork and starts claiming everything even if they don't have that injury. 

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