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M21-1, Part IIIFebruary 25, 2005

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Appendix B

Exhibit B-4

[Sample Paragraphs Concerning Extension of Presumptive Period

Paragraph 1 [For Use in Supplemental Developmental Letter]

IMPORTANT NOTE

A regulation has authorized compensation for disabilities due to undiagnosed illness or for medically unexplained chronic multi-symptom illnesses (such as chronic fatigue syndrome, fibromyalgia, and irritable bowel syndrome) lasting six months or longer that began either during active service in the Southwest Asia theater of operations or at any time through September 30, 2011.  If you have, or develop, disabilities that you believe may entitle you to compensation under the new regulation, please contact the nearest VA regional office for information on how to file a new claim.

Paragraph 2 [For Use in Notification Letter—Either Grant or Disallowance]

This decision was made under a regulation that authorizes compensation for disabilities due to undiagnosed illness or for medically unexplained chronic multi-symptom illnesses (such as chronic fatigue syndrome, fibromyalgia, and irritable bowel syndrome) lasting six months or longer that began either during active service in the Southwest Asia theater of operations or at any time through September 30, 2011.  If you have, or develop, disabilities that you believe may entitle you to compensation under the new regulation, please contact the nearest VA regional office for information on how to file a new claim.

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