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PACT Act filing deadline looms for veterans; here’s what to know

Posted on AllSides August 9th, 2023
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Biden administration officials are trying to encourage as many U.S. military veterans as possible to submit a claim to receive PACT Act retroactive benefits by Wednesday.

Hundreds of thousands of veterans have received additional benefits in the past year after President Joe Biden signed legislation expanding coverage for conditions connected to burn pits that were used to destroy trash and potentially toxic materials. 

While there’s no deadline to submit a PACT Act claim or “intent to file” to receive benefits, there is a deadline of Aug. 9 to qualify for retroactive...

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