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The VA publishes Fast Letters to provide instruction to VA raters and adjudicators on various issues. The below is an incomplete list of these references. Later issues often update and supersede prior issues so we must always be careful to look for updated information and instruction when reviewing older issues on any given subject.

FL 13 04 DIC claim processing.doc

FL 12 25 FDCs Revised 8-13.doc

FL 12 25 Fully Developed Claims.doc

FL 12 25 FDC Revision 2.doc

FL 12 25 FDC Revision 2 E1.doc

FL 12 25 FDC Revision 2 E3.doc

FL 12 23 Medical Expense Consideration.doc

FL 12 22 revised, Using ACE.doc

FL 12 20 Pension with SMP HB.doc

FL 12 18 Dental conditions.doc

FL 12 17 Clothing Allowance.doc

FL 12 16 New VA Form 21-22.doc

FL 11 37 Fidicuary.doc

FL 11 35 TBI and SMC.doc

FL 11 33 VAF 4142.doc

FL 11 26 Burial Allowance changes.doc

FL 11 25 Electronic Deposit.doc

FL 11 22 Incarerated Veterans exams.doc

FL 11 21 BVA Travel Board.doc

FL 11 09 Gulf War presumptions.doc

FL 11 05 SAH and SHA.doc

FL 11 03 Camp Lejune Containinated Water Claims.doc

FL 10 51 Revised February 2014.doc

FL 10 41 AO, Nehmer and IHD.doc

FL 10 26 Gulf War preesumptions.doc

FL 10 22 FDC guidelines.doc

FL 10 04, POW Presumptions.doc

FL 09 27 AO and AL Final rules.doc

FL 09 10 Eye disability ratings.doc

FL 09 10E1 Eye disability ratings.doc

FL 09 10E2 Eye disability ratings.doc

FL 09 09 AO, Nehmer and AL.doc

FL 09 07 AO, Haas and Vietnam service Brown Water Navy.doc

FL 08 39 Fiduciary Unit Consolidation.doc

FL 08 31 ALS.doc

FL 08 15 changes due to PL 110-181.doc

FL 07 27 Veterans who Served on USS Ingersoll.doc

FL 07 04 Consequences of deep water Saturation Diving.doc

FL 06 27 Commissary and Exchange Privileges.doc

FL 06 25 DELUCA Cloarification.doc

FL 06 20 Centralized Processing for Radiation Claims.doc

FL 06 19 Veteran Benefit Acts 2003 and 2004.doc

FL 06 12 Remarriage of Surviving Spouses after age 57.doc

FL 06 08 SMP Ratings due to Hartness court decision.doc

FL 05 11 Authorized Military Awards.doc

FL 05 08 PTSD and USMC review.pdf

FL 05 06 BDD Process Sites.doc

FL 05 01 Qualifications for Mental Health VA Examiner.doc

FL 04 27 POW presumption for stroke.doc

FL 04 22 Raitng Limitaions of Flexion and Extension of the leg.doc

FL 04 13 Hep C.doc

FL 04 09 Nehmer and DM preocessing.doc

FL 03-26 POW presumption Cirohsis.doc

FL 03 21 Comp and Pen Provisions of the Veteran Benefit Act of 2001.doc

FL 03 04 AO and CLL claims.doc

FL 02-04 Gulf War Illness.doc

FL 01 94 Nehmer and DM processing.doc

FL 01 81 Radiation Clams.doc

FL 00-05 Appeal process.doc

FL 98 116 VHA Requests for Medical Opinion.doc