Friday, July 16, 2010

AO Presumptions

When final rules come out, VA will add three new presumptive illnesses due to Agent Orange exposure - Parkinson's disease, ischemic heart disease and B-cell leukemias. Over the next two years, VA expects 200,000 new claims for these illnesses. If you have any of these illnesses, submit a claim to VA now. VA wants to "fast track" those claims with a private-public partnership and maybe new software. Many are worried these new claims will get to the front of the line and the 1,000,000 claim back log will only get worse.

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