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News & Notes – February 22, 2018

NOVA News & Notes ICYMI: Recently Discussed on the Forums Information Exchange Forum – Admin separate mention of misconduct Information Exchange Forum – Attorney Fee Coordinators – AFC list Outreach, Regulatory, Legislative Information Forum – VA budget; Secretary Shulkin New Practitioner’s Forum- Injured while doing week end drills as reservist   Register for NOVA Spring Conference in San Diego …

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NOVA News & Notes – February 15, 2018

NOVA News & Notes ICYMI: Recently Discussed on the Forums Information Exchange Forum – Termination of TDRL Information Exchange Forum – Statement in Support of Claim Appellate News – Due Process For Failure of RO to Rule on Motion for Extension to Respond to SSOC Appellate News – Constructive Receipt and 3.156(b) New Practitioner’s Forum – Advice on MSPB appeal   …

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NOVA News & Notes – February 8, 2018

NOVA News & Notes ICYMI: Recently Discussed on the Forums Information Exchange Forum – VA sends more RAMP invites; includes vets represented by attorneys/agents Appellate News Forum- McLendon & ACDUTRA Appellate News Forum- Proper Use of Maxson New Practitioner’s Forum – First DRO Hearing Register for NOVA Spring Conference in San Diego The NOVA Conference will increase your knowledge, confidence, …

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NOVA News & Notes – February 1, 2018

NOVA News & Notes ICYMI: Recently Discussed on the Forums Information Exchange Forum – Motion for Extension after 90 days Information Exchange Forum – Centralized outgoing mail  Appellate News Forum – Petitions, Standings & Aggregate Action New Practitioner’s Forum – Process for Appealing an Atty Fee Decision New Practitioner’s Forum – Forms: Which to submit, and when  New Practitioner’s Forum …

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NOVA News & Notes – January 25, 2018

NOVA News & Notes ICYMI: Recently Discussed on the Forums Information Exchange Forum- Trying to help a MST Vet Appellate News Forum – Inclusion of Unlisted Disabilities Within the Schedule for Rating Disabilities Appellate New Forum – Raising Arguments Below / Preserving Issues for Appeal / Issue Exhaustion The Early-Bird Discount for NOVA Spring Conference in San Diego Expires …

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NOVA News & Notes – January 18, 2018

NOVA News & Notes ICYMI: Recently Discussed on the Forums Information Exchange – VA has new fax coversheet for evidence Information Exchange – Diabetes then neuropathy; need a new claim? Regulation of Activities? Appellate News – Willful Misconduct and Line of Duty Determinations   There Is Still Time to Register for NOVA’s New Webinar on “Ethics: Technological Competence and …

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NOVA News & Notes – January 11, 2018

ICYMI: Recently Discussed on the Forums Information Exchange Forum – VA sends more RAMP invites; includes vets represented by attorneys/agents Appellate News  – Standards of Review for Adequacy of a C&P Exam New Practitioner’s Forum –  Evidence with VA Form 9 Register For NOVA’s Spring Conference in San Diego Before February 2 to Receive the Early-Bird …

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News & Notes – January 4, 2018

NOVA News & Notes ICYMI: Recently Discussed on the Forums Information Exchange Forum- VA sends more RAMP invites; includes vets represented by attorneys/agents Electronic Access Forum – Update to VBMS New Practitioner’s Forum – Level 7 Clearance Registration for NOVA 2018 Spring Conference in San Diego is now OPEN!  Register Before February 2 to Receive the Early-Bird Discount The NOVA Conference will …

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NOVA News & Notes – December 21, 2017

NOVA News & Notes ICYMI: Recently Discussed on the Forums Information Exchange Forum- RAMP webinar Appellate New Forum – Extra-schedular/prejudice Electronic Access Forum – Update to VBMS USCAVC Miscellaneous Order 15-17 in re:  Timeliness of Notices of Appeal To obtain review of an adverse Board of Veterans’ Appeals (Board) decision, an appellant must file a Notice of Appeal …

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NOVA News & Notes – December 14, 2017

ICYMI: Recently Discussed on the Forums Information Exchange Forum – TRIP Training Outreach, Regulatory, Legislative Forum – VA issues final rule on extraschedular evaluations for individial disabilities  New Practitioner’s Forum – Figuring out who got paid and PIV access Navigating the Rapid Appeals Modernization Program (RAMP) Free NOVA Webinar Coming Next Week! In August 2017, …

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