4 Tips for your VA Higher Level Review Informal Conference

When a veteran appeals a rating decision he or she can opt to have a Decision Review Officer (DRO) review the claim in what is called a Higher Level Review(HLR). The veteran can elect to have an” informal conference” as a part of their HLR.

Be Prepared: What To Expect In Your VA C&P Exam

Compensation and Pension examinations, also known as “C&P exams,” are frequently used by the VA when deciding veterans’ disability claims. Specifically, the VA uses C&P exams to diagnose conditions, rate disabilities and determine service connection issues. Because C&P exams are often required, it is important that veterans understand what to expect when attending a C&P …