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VA status now complete. What does this mean?


Kimberley

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My claim in eBenefits shows closed and complete as of yesterday.  Under my "Disabilities" section it shows that my current service connected percentage didn't change and the list of disabilities does show all the  items I claimed from this current closed/complete claim states, "not service connected. Does this probably mean I didn’t get approved? 

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It means you will need to wait for the envelope, because ebeneifts is unreliable.  

However, you can try looking in the "letters" section of ebenefits and if a letter is there with an increased percentage, its probably accurate.  VA is careful that Vets dont go around with letters saying they are disabled, if they are not.  

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@broncovet is correct. You'll need to wait for the rating decision to arrive in the mail. Sometimes it can take a few business days (or longer) for the additional fields online to get updated. When you get your rating decision, you need to go over it carefully. They'll describe their overall decision, evidence list, plus under "reasons and evidence" go into their decision for each claimed disability. Always double-check to see if it matches the evidence you sent in, the C&P exam, and the rating criteria.

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While it goes without saying you need the decision letter .. however past experience tells me if a claim is closed, and the list of disabilities shows the medical condition as not service connected .. they you were denied.   If you log into VA.gov it should show the status of the claim,  and if it was denied it will showed Denied in Red letters.....

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