Category: Appeals

Deferred Rating: What do I do if My VA Claim is Deferred?

Deferred Rating: What do I do if My VA Claim is Deferred? Deferred Rating: What do I do if My VA Claim is Deferred?

For the most part, VA ratings are simply used to tell the veteran “accepted” or “denied”, but in some cases, it is possible to receive a decision that says “deferred.” So what does the “deferred” claim rating mean, and what do you do if you receive a “deferred” rating? Don’t panic, this doesn’t mean it […]

The VA Denied Your Claim? Here’s What to do Next

The VA Denied Your Claim? Here’s What to do Next VA appeals process

Have you come back after the hard work and sweat equity you put into filing only to find out that the VA denied your claim? Or do you fear that if you took the time to file a claim it would all be a waste of time?  Sure feels hopeless doesn’t it? Thankfully, we have […]

VA Disability Sample Appeal Letter

VA Disability Sample Appeal Letter sample va appeal letter

After six months of patiently waiting, you are excited to know the outcome of your disability claims. You’re currently at 70% and filed in for sleep apnea. When you receive the letter, you are shocked by the denial of your VA your claim. You’re confused because you had someone walk you through the process, I […]

What is a Higher Level Review

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Have you had your VA benefits claim denied? Don’t panic! You can now request a Higher Level Review (HLR), and a senior rating specialist will re-examine your claim. The VA has updated its appeals system. As of February 19, 2019, you have the option of having your first-time claim or a supplemental claim reviewed without […]

How long does a deferred VA Claim take?

How long does a deferred VA Claim take? how long does a deferred va claim take

Filing a VA Claim is quite a tedious process. There are many steps involved, yet it is definitely worth the time and effort. You served, and it is to your benefit to gather all of the pertinent information for the VA to review. Once you’ve compiled your information, you click the “submit” button, and you […]

How to Check the Status of a VA Disability Claim

How to Check the Status of a VA Disability Claim check status of your va claim

When you first begin your claims process, a question you may be asking is how to check your VA Disability Claim! Knowing where your claim is in the process can be frustrating and confusing. However, reviewing your claim now is simpler than ever before. Before the internet, a veteran would either get a status update […]

How to file a fully developed VA Claim

How to file a fully developed VA Claim fully developed va claim

Overwhelmed by the process of filing a disability claim? The VA claim process is complicated. Instead of giving in to those feelings of wanting to give up, VA Claims Insider is going to share with you some secrets of the VA rating system, including the benefits of a fully developed VA claim. Let’s face it. […]

VA Higher Level Review, Good or Bad?

VA Higher Level Review, Good or Bad?

The VA Higher Level Review is the first option under the new VA appeals process, following the implementation of the VA Appeals Modernization Act. At VA Claims Insider, we’ve seen some incredible success so far using the Higher Level Review if a veteran disagrees with some or all of the VA’s rating decision regarding your […]