• Veterans are encouraged to participate in RAMP ahead of full implementation of the Appeals Modernization Act

    Veterans who participate in RAMP can choose to have their VA decision reviewed in either the Supplemental Claim or Higher-Level Review lanes that were created under the new law.

  • VA’s Rapid Appeals Modernization Program to end ahead of implementation of new Veteran appeals law

    VA will not accept RAMP elections from Veterans with a legacy appeal after Feb. 15, 2019; however, RAMP claims pending on or after Feb. 15 will continue to be processed until the inventory is complete.

  • VA reports progress one year since start of the Rapid Appeals Modernization Program

    In just a year, over 57,000 Veterans have participated in RAMP and over $106 million in retroactive awards have been paid within an average of 114.5 days—far quicker than in the current appeals process allows.

  • VA marks one year since the signing of historic Appeals Modernization Act

    One year ago today, the Veterans Appeals Improvement and Modernization Act of 2017 (Appeals Modernization Act) was signed into law.

  • VA’s Rapid Appeals Modernization Program now open to all appeals

    Now, all Veterans with a pending disability compensation appeal can choose to participate in the new decision review process.

  • VA offers early participation in a faster new claims decision review process

    Two new opportunities will allow eligible Veterans to receive a review of a decision on a claim much faster than the current appeals process.

  • VA launches program aimed at providing Veterans more options in claims disagreements

    RAMP will provide expanded opportunities for Veterans to enter the new, more efficient claims review process outlined in the Veterans Appeals Improvement and Modernization Act of 2017, which was signed into law by President Trump on August 23.

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