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I had a higher level review, in July which errors where found. I had a new C&P on August 7th. I was told they are waiting on records. My question is long long can they drag out a records request? They should have my records since this is just correcting errors. 

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Joey You said at the HLR there were some errors made. If you knew exactly what they found, then you would know what additional info they must eval to adjudicate your claim. You don't know exactly. And

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Joey You said at the HLR there were some errors made. If you knew exactly what they found, then you would know what additional info they must eval to adjudicate your claim. You don't know exactly. And, the VA isn't going to make a decision now until they feel they have all the POSSIBLE evidence necessary. So, they request records. On top of that, the absence of records may now require an additional C&P to fill-in the gaps. The COVID 19 thing is going on and records are really impacted, as well as exams, although I just got one scheduled out of state by the VA. Expects several months with the backlog and everything. Not the kind of answer you wanted, but expect 2-3 months at the minimum, If it takes less, you are lucky IMHO.

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Joey You said at the HLR there were some errors made. If you knew exactly what they found, then you would know what additional info they must eval to adjudicate your claim. You don't know exactly. And, the VA isn't going to make a decision now until they feel they have all the POSSIBLE evidence necessary. So, they request records. On top of that, the absence of records may now require an additional C&P to fill-in the gaps. The COVID 19 thing is going on and records are really impacted, as well as exams, although I just got one scheduled out of state by the VA. Expects several months with the backlog and everything. Not the kind of answer you wanted, but expect 2-3 months at the minimum, If it takes less, you are lucky IMHO.

The error was a bad C&P for PTSD and MDD. that's all I know.

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