The Veteran's Role in the Claims Process

March 2013
DAV Magazine;Mar/Apr2013, Vol. 55 Issue 2, p13
The article focuses on the role played by veterans in the process of disability claims in the U.S. It mentions that veterans submitting disability claims to the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) can work in navigating the system by offering the full information necessary. It states that the VA will try to get all the records referring to a claim from the military, physicians, hospitals or other resource identified by the veteran without the veteran offering records up front.


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