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How long does it take to get a response regarding DIC


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I've had such great help from so many of you.  My husband finally got his 100% P&T for his heart.  However, he didn't get it for long because he passed away.  Cause of death Congestive heart failure  So from what I have read, I should get DIC.  I have the app completed, but do not as yet, have his death certificate so when I get it I will apply.  I'm just wondering how long it takes to get approved (or denied) once you applty?

 

Thanks so much.

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Hi everyone.  Okay just so that others may know.  I got the death certificate and as soon as I did it completed the app for the DIC, the month of death payment and the service connected burial thing. 

cathyjourdan I'm sorry for your loss. I don't think it will be a long process if you have the death Cert and it indicates heart as cause of death. Because of the situation, you might want to consider

Sorry for your loss.   Did his death cert reveal he died of CHF?  I would check that and compare it to what the decision says he is SC for.  Assuming you have already done that, I certainly agree

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Cathy We are all glad you got a quick turnaround on the benefit. If you have anything else you need help with just let us know.

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