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Need some clarification on my IU Award


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I was recently granted IU back in September 2019.  I was trying to see if I was also P&T because of my award letter referenced CHAMPVA & Chapter 35 -- but it did not say that I was granted it (see info enclosed below). My award letter also did not mention a future C&P exam either. On eBenefits there is no Commissary Letter or Chapter 35 Letter under Letter Generator. I recently went to a local military base to get my Tan ID card in which the Expiration Date shows "INDEF" and the STATUS/Grade box reflects "DAVPRM". 

I would like to get y'alls thoughts about this. Thanks!

 

Your Benefit Information:

·         Entitlement to individual is granted effective April 22, 2019.

·         Evaluation of posttraumatic stress disorder, which is currently 70 percent disabling, is continued.

See Rating Decision to find out why we made this decision. 

You and your dependents may be eligible for benefits under CHAMPVA. CHAMPVA is a health benefits program in which the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) shares the cost of certain healthcare and supplies with eligible beneficiaries. To be eligible for the CHAMPVA program a dependent must be the spouse or child of a Veteran who is permanently and totally disabled from a service-connected disability. You should call 1-800-733-8387 if additional information is needed, or visit http://www.va.gov/hac/forbeneficiaries/champva/champva.asp.

Your dependents may be eligible for Dependents’ Educational Assistance (Chapter 35). For more information on this program, please visit the following web site: https://www.vets.gov/education/gi-bill/survivors-dependent-assistance/ or call 1-888-GIBILL-1 (1-888-442-4551).

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Congratulations, I agree that you need to call peggy and see if you are entitled to CHAMPVA.  Use all of the benefits afforded, especially the property tax exemption.  It is a large benefit.

If you have no luck with the above good advice ideas then if you live close to a VA regional office you can go there and talk to their VSRs about getting the P&T award letters that should have app

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If you have no luck with the above good advice ideas then if you live close to a VA regional office you can go there and talk to their VSRs about getting the P&T award letters that should have appeared on your Ebenefits page.

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I agree with Dustoff 11

However my R.O. Requires you make an Appointment before coming.

or Call your R.O.

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