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    I just did my RFE for MDD/GAD and this change on the va.gov web site occurred. What does "IU (New)" mean and why did it appear right after an RFE?

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IU is great. It means you are unable to work and paid at the 100% level. Yes, it means they are reviewing your evidence also..its good...real good. keep your chin up. you may have this without any fig

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3 minutes ago, Christie said:

IU is great. It means you are unable to work and paid at the 100% level. Yes, it means they are reviewing your evidence also..its good...real good. keep your chin up. you may have this without any fight.

That would be great but IU aside, what do you think it means for my 50% rating the RFE was for?

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I believe from what you said that Christie is correct. 

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Well for now probably nothing but what is your total rating? Anytime a person gets close to being eligible for iu we add it as a potential claim and start doing the legwork, sending you forms for  past and present employment information, whatever, to build that so if your potential ratings results makes you eligible then it can be put into place as one rating action

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Well for now probably nothing but what is your total rating? Anytime a person gets close to being eligible for iu we add it as a potential claim and start doing the legwork, sending you forms for  past and present employment information, whatever, to build that so if your potential ratings results makes you eligible then it can be put into place as one rating action

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