State Of The Art Disability Claim Process For VAby Michael Patrick Brewer on Jun. 15, 2010, under Politics, Veteran Legislative Update, Veterans Benefits, Veterans Global, Veterans' Spouses, Partners & Families
FULLY DEVELOPED CLAIM (EXPRESS CLAIM NOTICE) VA FORM 21-526EZ
Can be filled out online, printed out , etc pass to Vet orgs,
Post service officers, and Vet org service officers
Fully Developed Claim Criteria:
1. For the purposes of this notice, your claim must be a rating-related claim for live compensation (original, secondary, and increased disability service connection claims only) submitted on VA Form 21-526EZ, Fully Developed Claim (Compensation) .
2. You must submit, with your claim, the Fully Developed Claim Certification signed and dated by you or your authorized representative.
3. You must submit with the Fully Developed Claim Certification:
c All, if any, relevant, private medical treatment records for the disabilities you are claiming and an identification of any treatment records from a Federal treatment facility such as a VA medical center.
c For Guard and Reserve members, any and all Service Treatment and Personnel Records in the custody of your Unit(s).
c If claiming dependents, a completed VA Form 21-686c, Declaration of Status of Dependents. 4. You must report for any VA medical examination VA determines are necessary to decide your claim.
Note: VA forms are available at www.va.gov/vaforms
Jose M. Garcia
National Executive Director
Catholic War Veterans,USA
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