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70%&sfsystem

DRO & duty to assist action

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Good morning everyone I have currently been in a notice of disagreement for going on a little over three years with a higher level review DRO.

  The DRO contacted me in March of this year 2019 and stated that he is denying three of my claims but found a duty to assist on my fourth and fifth claim  that he was going back to the PA to have her fix I watched my health vet  that had a negative DBQ from that PA then she basically deleted it and re-wrote in favor more likely than not 50% service-connected that was completed in July of this year I have both of her DB cues the negative and the positive I’m at the eight month mark And have been told that it’s ready for a rating for the last three months still waiting does anybody else have this problem Indianapolis?

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I am not from Indianpolis but  if they made a decision and its been 3 months and you have not recived a packet in the mail or any communication from the VA  call IRIS AND MAKE A STATUS INQUIRY   ask them what is going on .

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They are telling me it’s waiting on a rating so I assume it’s just sitting there I was under the impression of DRO review or higher level review was 3 to 5 months I’m now at eight months and still waiting every time I call they say it’s waiting for a rating

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40 minutes ago, 70%&sfsystem said:

They are telling me it’s waiting on a rating so I assume it’s just sitting there I was under the impression of DRO review or higher level review was 3 to 5 months I’m now at eight months and still waiting every time I call they say it’s waiting for a rating

That's still a long time to wait for a rating. If your DRO was under the old system, the new timelines for HLR may not necessarily apply.

Did you use a VSO like AmVets, American Legion, VFW, or DAV? If so, they may be able to look in the VA system and tell you more specific details than what you can get from the web sites or calling 1-800-827-1000.

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You may want to call the White House hot line and see if they can get you an answer. There number is 855-948-2311

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1 hour ago, paulstrgn said:

You may want to call the White House hot line and see if they can get you an answer. There number is 855-948-2311

@70%&sfsystem just keep in mind that if you do call the WH hotline, they will not be able to tell you anything directly. What they will do is refer the issue out to someone in the VBA who will look into it and contact you (just like the IRIS complaint) to hopefully help you out. It never hurts to explore things from more than one angle.

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