The BIG Difference Between A Nexus Letter & A DBQ

The difference between a Disability Benefit Questionnaire, or DBQ, and a Nexus Letter is comparable to the difference between apples and oranges. Both of them are fruits but have many differences. ​Many veterans will ask Valor 4 Vet for a Disability Benefit Questionnaire when what they really need is a Nexus Letter. When a veteran claims a VA disability, …

Did You Know: LCSWs & VA Mental Health DBQs

Did you know that in certain circumstances a LCSW(licensed clinical social worker) can complete a Mental Health DBQ? Here’s what the VA’s M21-1 Adjudication Procedures Manual says about it: “The following credentialed mental health professionals are qualified to perform C&P mental disorder review examinations or examinations in claims for increased evaluations of service-connected (SC) mental …