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VA Form 21-0779
VA Form 21-0779 is used to put the level of care required by a claimant or a claimant’s dependent on record.
This form is used only for certain non-service-connected pension claims.
The latest version of the form was released by the Department of Veterans Affairs on August 1, 2020, with all previous editions obsolete.
This form was carefully designed for residents of nursing homes.
Documenting the level of required care is necessary to support a claim for additional pension beyond the base level and to support the need for certain medical expenses.
Accessing medical records is vital in advocating for quality care for residents.
Residents and their legal representatives can request nursing home records pertaining to their care, including current clinical records.
Residents also have the right to purchase additional photocopies of their medical records.
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Frequently Asked Questions
How Much Does It Cost To Hire You?
It does not cost you anything to hire our Veterans Benefits Law Firm as your attorneys. Our firm works on a contingency fee basis, which means you do not owe us anything unless we win you an award. Our firm charges 20%, which is deducted by the VA from your lump sum payment for retroactive benefits.
How Long Will It Take To Appeal My Benefits Denial?
While it can take six months or more for a Veteran to receive a decision on his or her initial benefits claim from the Department of Veterans Affairs, appeals could take 2 years of more. The Department of Veterans Affairs lacks the funding to properly staff and process benefits applications. The number of applications from recently returning Veterans must be dealt with while the Department of Veterans Affairs continues to actively work towards providing services to prior generations of Veterans.
How Do I Increase My Disability Rating?
Great question! If the condition that you are actively receiving disability benefits for has now ultimately worsened over time, you can file an increased rating claim. It’s fairly simple, and it involves filing out an online claim form or mailing a letter to your regional office documenting the change in your condition.
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All communication with the Department of Veterans Affairs can be conducted remotely; personal appearances are not required.
Our law firm is accredited by the Department of Veterans Affairs to assist Veterans anywhere across the United States.
Furthermore, our clients do not need to go to a physical location or visit an office to receive our help. If there are any medical visits that are applicable to your claim, you can be seen at a facility that is close to your home. So, no matter where you are, if you need help, we’re here to fight for you the same way that you bravely fought to protect us.
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