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VA Issues Updated Guidelines for Partial Knee Replacements

Posted by Gregory M. Rada | February 6, 2017 | Disability Compensation,Legal Update

This past November, the VA updated the portion of the M21-1 Manual that instructs VA raters how to process¬†claims for evaluations of partial knee replacements. This update is a response to a decision by the Federal Circuit in Hudgens v. McDonald,¬†which I wrote about in a previous post. In Hudgens, the Federal Circuit held that… read more