NOD is defined as “a written communication of an applicant or his or her representative expressing dissatisfaction or displeasure with a judicial decision of the Agency or the jurisdiction of origin and the desire to challenge the result.” 38 C.F.R. No 20.201 (2012). The NOD filing period is one year. This means that an applicant must submit his NOD within one year of the date the VA communicated the adverse decision by e-mail. The date of the notification letter is considered the date of sending. In practice, do not wait until the last day of the one-year period to submit the NOD. The applicant must submit the DNO to the DEA agency that forwarded the decision. See 38 C.F.R. 7105. If the applicant`s case has been transferred to another regional office, the applicant must file his NOD with the DOSSIER RESPONSABLE OFFICE. See 38 C.F.R.
20.300 (2012). If there is a refusal with respect to the right to treatment of a DE medical facility, then the applicant must send his NOD to the VA Medical Center which made the provision with a copy made to the corresponding OR. The NOD form contains blocks for each contentious issue (the medical conditions for which you filed), z.B. knee condition or kidney stones. Only indicate the conditions on the NOD for which you do not agree with the evaluation. If you`ve been classified for three conditions. B and you don`t agree with a single decision, you just list the decision you don`t agree with. Then check the block that says what you don`t agree with (service connection, rating level or validity date). (1) Format. In all cases where the Jurisdiction of Origin Authority (AOG) submits a form to summon a complaint as part of its decision, a notice of disagreement consists of a copy of this form completed and filed in a timely manner.
VA will not accept any expression of discontent or rejection of a judicial decision of the original court and the wish to challenge the result presented in another format, including another form of VA, than a notice of disagreement. “A written notification from an applicant or his representative, expressing dissatisfaction or disagreement with a judicial decision of the original court and the desire to challenge the result, constitutes a notice of disagreement. While there is no need to formulate any particular wording, communication on the disagreement must be made in a form that can reasonably be construed as a nullity with that provision and as a desire to review the appeal. Where the original jurisdiction has indicated that judicial decisions have been made simultaneously on several issues, specific findings with which the applicant disagrees should be established. Yes, for example. B the service link was refused for two disabilities and the applicant wishes to challenge the denial-of-service link only with respect to one of the disabilities, the communication of disagreement must specify this. (4) Specificity required by form.