Who needs a VA form 21-526b?
This form is issued by the Department of Veteran Affairs for veterans who want to claim for additional medical compensation.
What is VA form 21-526b for?
If you want to reconsider your previous claim for the veteran’s benefits because of an increased evaluation of disability or new disabilities, you may file a Veteran’s Supplemental Claim for Compensation at your local VA center.
Is VA form 21-526b accompanied by other forms?
If you have private treatment records that are not similar to the ones your medical center or military facility already have, you should attach all the forms to this application.
When is VA form 21-526b due?
It takes about six months to consider your application at the VA office.
How do I fill out VA form 21-526b?
Write down your name, social security number and the number of your VA file in the top block and add your address and contacts. Specify what you are claim for: an increased evaluation of the disability you had diagnosed before, service connection for new disabilities, reopening of previously denied disabilities or disabilities secondary to the already existing one. Give the names and addresses of the VA medical center and military fascility that have your treatment records. Attach the private treatment records if you have any. Ask for benefits for your spouse if necessary.
Where do I send VA form 21-526b?
Send it to your local VA center. You can call the Department of Veteran Affairs to learn the closest address.