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Episode 215: What Does “Favorable Findings” Mean in VA Decision Letters?

Veterans will receive a Notice of Action letter with their actual VA Rating decision letter in most cases. When reading their Rating Decision letter, a veteran may come across what are known as “favorable findings.” A veteran may have favorable findings even if VA denied their claim. In this episode, we will discuss what exactly favorable findings are, where to find them in your decision letter, and whether VA adjudicators are bound by these findings. We will also discuss the basic components of an Award Letter and what else veterans should look for in this letter. Tune in to learn more!