Episode 25: Appeals Modernization Act (AMA) Data and Results for Veterans
In February 2019, VA implemented the Veterans Appeals Improvement and Modernization Act of 2017 (AMA). The process for appealing VA benefits decisions is drastically different under AMA as compared to the former Legacy appeals system. Upon implementation, VA was hopeful that the new system would help deliver decisions in a more efficient and effective manner by simplifying and streamlining parts of the Legacy appeals process that typically contributed to increased wait times. Has AMA been successful in doing so up until this point? Find out by tuning in to this episode of the Veterans Legal Lowdown.
- VA Disability Compensation: an overview of the Legacy claims and appeals process
- Opting into Appeals Reform from the Legacy Appeals System
- Finality of VA Decisions: Legacy Appeals System vs. Appeals Reform
- Can You Have VA Disability Appeals in Both the Legacy and Appeals Reform Systems?
- Appeals Reform Notice of Disagreement vs. Legacy Appeals System Notice of Disagreement
- What Can I Do to Make the VA Process Go Faster?
- What is the Process in a Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims (CAVC) or Veterans Court Appeal?
- Does RAMP Change the Process for Filing an Initial Disability Claim With VA?
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