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I was married on 5/18/2016. I submitted a dependency claim. On 6/7/2016 it was sent to a claims processor for manual review. How long do these reviews generally take?

FYI: My disability rating is 90% and a claim has been submitted for increase to 100%.



A1:   If you submitted a paper 686 dependency claims, those are taking approximately two years to process. To process the claim faster, you can apply online through E-benefits. These claims are processed within 90 days.  (AP)  12/9/16



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