12 Dec '17, 3pm

VA News Release: VA Decision Ready Claims Program Expands to Include More Types of Claims

In addition to claims for increased disability compensation (commonly known as claims for increase), Veterans will now be able to file certain claims for direct service connection, presumptive service connection and secondary service connection. Additionally, surviving spouses will be able to file certain claims for Dependency and Indemnity Compensation , and transitioning service members will be able to file pre-discharge claims less than 90 days from leaving the military. Veterans who choose to submit their claim under DRC can expect to receive a decision within 30 days from the time VA receives the claim.

Full article: https://www.va.gov/opa/pressrel/pressrelease.cfm?id=3988

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