Every veteran should be aware of the changes implemented by the Appeals Modernization Act, or AMA for short. Passed into law in 2017, the AMA enhances and amends the process of appeals for military veterans and their loved ones.
The AMA provides those who served their nation with a new and revised framework for processing their VA appeals. These were procedural changes in the law, not substantive changes to the laws governing service connection, ratings, or effective dates. The objective of the AMA is to empower veterans, serve justice, and pave a path toward fair and expeditious claim decisions. Learn more, click here