Four important things to know about Appeals Modernization 

3Learn about how the new appeals process benefits Veterans who disagree with their VA claim decision.



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Here are four important things Veterans need to know about AMA:

VA extends Agent Orange presumption to ‘Blue Water Navy’ Veterans

Eligible Veterans may now be entitled to disability compensation benefits

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is preparing to process Agent Orange exposure claims for “Blue Water Navy” Veterans who served offshore of the Republic of Vietnam between Jan. 9, 1962, and May 7, 1975.

VA to reduce rates for Servicemembers’ Group Life Insurance

On July 1, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) will reduce Servicemembers’ Group Life Insurance (SGLI)monthly premium rates from 7 cents per $1,000 to 6 cents per $1,000 of insurance, along with Family SGLI Program (FSGLI) premium rates for spousal coverage at all age brackets.

VA’s Veterans Crisis Line setting gold standard in call-response rate

Center surpasses prior year’s record, increasing access to more Veterans

 The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ recent release of the 2018 data for the Veterans Crisis Line (VCL) confirms the call center continues to outpace last year’s metrics by providing faster, more effective assistance to Veterans and their loved ones.