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1. First time homebuyer program - does the county offer a first time buyer program?
2. Down payment assistance - does the county have a down payment assistance program?
3. Housing rehabilitation program - does the county have a housing rehabilitation program?
4. Section 8 - does the county have Section 8?
5. Emergency Housing Shelters - does Anoka County have any shelters?

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1. How can I contact a probation officer?
2. When and where are Probation Service Center (PSC) meetings?
3. What is a supervision fee?
4. How do I make payments I owe for supervision, UA, and program fees?
5. How do I complete a Chemical Health (Rule 25) Assessment?
6. What is Evidence Based Practices (EBP)?
7. I am on probation for a sexual offense and need to change my address. Who do I contact?
8. I am off probation for a sexual offense and need to change my address. Who do I contact?
9. How can I find if someone is in the Jail or Workhouse?

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1. Will my son or daughter need clothes?
2. Can they send and receive mail?
3. What about visiting?
4. Will my son or daughter need money while they are there?
5. Will they have a roommate?
6. Will they attend school?
7. Can I call and talk to my son or daughter?
8. Are they allowed to call me?
9. Can I bring food or drinks in when I visit?

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1. My child must appear in court. Where do we go?
2. What will happen to me or (my child) when I go to court?
3. If my child is in detention, can I visit with my child before court?
4. My child has been ordered to provide a urine sample. What should we do?
5. How do I get in contact with my child’s probation officer?
6. What if my child has to miss an appointment with Anoka County Community Corrections?
7. What is the difference between generalist and intensive supervision?
8. What happens when my child is placed on probation for truancy?
9. Will I need to pay any of the costs for my child’s placement or treatment?
10. What is Evidence Based Practices (EBP)?

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1. Does my child need money while at your facility?
2. How often can my child call me? Write me?
3. What about clothing?
4. What is a Primary Counselor?
5. What about school?
6. What is a Staffing?
7. Can my child ever visit me at home?
8. What happens if my child becomes ill?
9. What is expected of me as a parent?

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1. Does my son need clothes while he is there?
2. Can they send and receive mail?
3. Do I need to bring in money?
4. My son was ordered to report for a program, what do I need to bring?
5. Will my son be by himself?
6. Can my son call me?
7. Can I call and talk to my son?
8. What about school?
9. How do I get to your facility?
10. How about visiting?

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1. Where is the Workhouse?
2. Do I get credit for time served in jail?
3. What is my outdate?
4. Can I work while I am at the Workhouse?
5. If I am gainfully employed, how many hours may I work per week?
6. How are Huber fees taken out of my account?
7. Can I search for a job while I am at the Workhouse?
8. May I order canteen while at the Workhouse?
9. How do I put money in my canteen or Huber account?
10. Is there medical personnel on staff at the Workhouse?
11. Is there a telephone I can use while at the Workhouse?

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1. When does the County Attorney’s Office become involved with adult protection matters?
2. What is a vulnerable adult?
3. What kind of judicial action can be taken to protect vulnerable adults?
4. Can private individuals file their own guardianship/conservatorship petitions, without the involvement of the County Attorney’s Office?
5. What can private citizens do to assist with the protection of vulnerable adults?

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1. What is civil commitment?
2. If I think someone should be committed, do I have to go through the county, or can I file my own petition with the court?
3. What if the pre-petition screening team does not support commitment?
4. What criteria must be met for a petition to be filed?
5. Can the court require a mentally ill person to take antipsychotic medication?
6. Do persons who are civilly committed lose any rights/privileges of citizenship?
7. If a person is found incompetent to stand trial or not guilty of a crime due to mental illness or developmental delay, is the person automatically committed to a treatment facility?

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1. What is conciliation court?
2. Do you have a claim to file in conciliation court?
3. Where do you file a claim in conciliation court?
4. How do you file a claim in conciliation court?
5. What happens if a defendant files a counterclaim (claim against you)?
6. How do you prepare for the hearings?
7. What happens if you do not appear for the hearing?
8. How do you appeal a judgment of the conciliation court?
9. What happens upon appeal?
10. How do you collect a conciliation court judgment?

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1. What is an order for protection?
2. Who can get an order for protection?
3. Do I need a court order to stop the abuse?
4. Where do I file for an OFP?
5. How do I get an OFP?
6. How does the respondent find out about this hearing and the order?
7. What happens at the hearing?
8. What happens after the hearing? How long am I protected?
9. What happens if the respondent violates the order?
10. How do I change, extend or dismiss an order for protection?

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1. Do I have to come to court?
2. What happens when I appear in court?
3. What do I need to do as a witness?
4. How do I work for the County Attorney’s Office?

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1. Is a license required to provide foster care or family child care?
2. How do I know if a child or foster care home is licensed?
3. What is the purpose of requiring a license?
4. What if I suspect that a person is providing child care without a license?
5. What if I have concerns about the health and safety of persons being served by licensed child and foster care providers in Anoka County?
6. What sanctions are imposed if the investigation indicates that the health or safety of the persons being served is at risk?
7. Where can I find more information about the family child care licensing process?
8. Where can I find more information about the child foster care licensing process?
9. Where can I find more information about the adult foster care licensing process?

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1. What is restitution?
2. How do I pay restitution or a fine?
3. When will I receive my restitution?

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1. What should I do when I receive my subpoena?
2. What should I do if I have received a subpoena in the mail and I do not know why?
3. What should I do if I am unable to appear for my subpoena because of vacation, doctor appointment, or other event?
4. What should I do if my employer or school will not give me permission to go to court?
5. What should I do if my minor son or daughter was subpoenaed?
6. What should I do if I am a witness (or parent of a minor witness) and I am concerned about lost wages?
7. What happens if I do not respond to a subpoena?
8. What should I do if I have been subpoenaed and am worried about seeing the defendant?
9. What should I do if I do not have transportation to court?
10. I already gave a statement, why do I have to come and testify at a trial? Can I testify by video?

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1. I want a no contact order dropped, as I never requested the order. How do I do that?
2. As the victim I want the charges dropped. How do I do that?
3. How do I request a copy of my police report?
4. Do I have to come to court?
5. What should I do if I'm afraid the offender will want to retaliate against me or my family members?
6. How do I know if the offender is still in custody?
7. What do I do about expenses related to this crime?
8. How long until I get my restitution?
9. I'm afraid the offender will want to retaliate against me or my family members. How can you help?
10. What do I do about expenses related to this crime?

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1. How do I apply for benefits, or get more information?

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1. What is General Assistance?
2. What is Minnesota Family Investment Program?
3. What is the Diversionary Work Program?
4. Which refugees are eligible for cash help?

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1. What child support services are available?
2. Who can apply for child support services?
3. How can I apply for child support services?
4. How are child support payments made?
5. What happens when a parent doesn't pay child support?
6. Can child support be ordered if the parties were not married at the time of a child's birth?
7. Does the child support office help with genetic testing to determine the parent?
8. How is the amount of child support calculated?
9. Where can I make a Child Support payment?

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1. Who qualifies to use this program?
2. I have a low income job and children, which program can help me pay my heating bill?
3. Who does the Emergency General Assistance program help?

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1. How do I apply for help through one of the medical programs?
2. I can't get health care insurance, is there a program to help me?
3. Although I am disabled, I am working. I still need help with medical costs, is there any help for me?

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1. When can I apply?
2. Can I receive ballots electronically?
3. Can I return my voted ballot electronically?
4. When should I expect to get my ballot?
5. What if I don't receive my ballot?
6. How long is my application valid?
7. Can I self-certify my ballot?

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1. How do I know if I am qualified for this job?
2. How will I be contacted regarding the status of the position I applied for?
3. Do I have to submit a separate application for each posting?
4. What if I am not chosen?
5. Do I need to live in Anoka County?
6. What types of tests are given?
7. What if I need special testing accommodations?

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1. Who must be licensed?
2. Is there a fee for licensing?
3. How do I get a license?
4. Who sets the rules?

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1. Where can I get an EBT card?
2. How can I obtain a copy of the Sales Tax Exemption form?
3. My company has made payments to Anoka County. How do I request a W-9 form?
4. Can Anoka County deposit payments directly to my account and how do I sign up for that?
5. I've received a check, but I don't know what's for.
6. How can I confirm my payment has been received?
7. I've received a letter stating I owe the county money, but I don't know what it's for.
8. Who can I talk to if I have an overdue fine at the Library?
9. Where can I find a list of uncashed payments?
10. How do I become a vendor of Anoka County?
11. How do I bid on projects at Anoka County?

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1. How do I search for a person in custody in Anoka County (workhouse or jail)?
2. How do I look up property information?
3. How do I renew my driver's license?
4. How do I apply for a job with Anoka County?
5. How do I recycle?
6. How do I find licensed family child care in Anoka County?
7. What are Anoka County's hours of operation?
8. How do I get directions to the Government Center?

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1. What is a corridor study, and what kinds of things does it look at?
2. What are the study limits?
3. Why is a study needed?
4. What is the project timeline?
5. What is a Technical Advisory Committee (TAC)?
6. How can interested neighborhood representatives and the general public get involved with the study process?
7. Who is SRF Consulting Group, Inc.?

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1. Where can I find information about specific construction projects?
2. The roadway near my house is in rough shape. How is it decided what roads are to be repaved?
3. I noticed the trail adjacent to the county roadway hasn’t had the snow plowed off of it yet. Who should I contact?
4. At a project Open House, I was told that no decisions have been made on the design of the roadway but there was a design-layout on display. Doesn’t that mean that the decisions have already been made?
5. Why are you proposing to eliminate some of the access points along the roadway? How is this decided?
6. I’ve noticed a lot of roundabouts being built around the region. Are they coming to Anoka County?
7. It seems like people are speeding on the road. Can the County lower the speed limits on their roadways?
8. Will I be assessed for the roadway improvement?
9. Why aren't they working on my road?

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1. We live on a county road and our mailbox was hit by a plow truck. How do we get a new one?
2. What if I want to purchase a new mailbox?
3. What if my mailbox was hit by a car?

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1. How do I report debris on the road, trees down, or clogged culverts?
2. How do I report a dead animal on the road?
3. How do I report plowing concerns?
4. How do I report a pothole?
5. How are snow and ice controlled?

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1. How do I get a library card?
2. How do I place a hold on library materials?
3. How do I renew my materials?
4. What's my PIN and how do I get one?
5. How do I update my account information?
6. How can I get a job with the Library?
7. How do I find an Anoka County library?
8. What materials can I check out at the Library?
9. How can I make payments for my fines or fees?
10. What are the borrowing rules when checking out library material?
11. Does the Library offer student exam services?
12. How can I ensure I'm receiving emails from the Library?

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1. Where is the closest License Center?
2. How soon can I renew my driver's license?

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1. Can I purchase DNR Hunting & Fishing Licenses at the License Centers?
2. How do I renew my ATV, OHM or ORV registration?
3. How can I renew the registration for my watercraft?
4. How do I renew my snowmobile's registration?

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1. Can I get an Enhanced Driver's License or Identification Card at the License Centers?
2. Can I reinstate my driver's license at your locations?
3. Do I need a medical card to keep my CDL driver's license?
4. Can I apply for both an Identification Card and a Driver's License?
5. How old do I have to be to get an Identification Card?
6. Can I do any testing in your offices?
7. How early can I renew my driver's license?

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1. What do I need to renew my registration stickers?
2. Can I renew the registration of a vehicle that I am not the owner of?
3. How can I replace my lost/stolen/destroyed registration stickers or plates?
4. How do I process my Minnesota title transfer?
5. How do I transfer a title from another state into my name?
6. How do I transfer my registration from another state to Minnesota
7. How can I replace my lost/stolen/destroyed Minnesota title?
8. Can I expedite the processing time of my title transaction?
9. What types of Special Plates are available for my vehicle?

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1. Can I get an Enhanced Driver's License at the Passport Center?
2. Will I need my Social Security Card or Social Security Number when I apply for a Passport?
3. Can I use my Credit Card to pay for my Passport?
4. Do I need to make an appointment to apply for a Passport?
5. How long does it take to receive my Passport?
6. Will the Passport Center take my Passport Photo?
7. Can I use a photocopy of my Birth Certificate for proof of U.S. citizenship for my Passport Application?
8. What sort of identification do I need to provide with my Passport Application?
9. What type of U.S. Citizenship will I need to provide with my Passport Application?
10. Are minor children required to be present when processing their Passport Applications?
11. Are both parents required to be present when applying for a minor child's Passport?
12. What is the difference between a Passport Book and Passport Card?
13. Can I expedite the processing time of my Passport Application?

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1. Online Registration
2. Park Rules and Ordinances

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1. How Do I Register For Programs?
2. Can I receive updates on programs and information?
3. What are the Park Rules and Ordinances?

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1. What is the Agricultural Preserve Program?
2. What is required to enroll in the Agricultural Preserve Program?
3. Who can qualify and who has approval authority?
4. What are the property tax benefits of Agricultural Preserves?
5. How do I get out of Agricultural Preserve?

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1. When do real estate property taxes become delinquent?
2. Are parcels with delinquent taxes for sale for the amount of taxes due?
3. Will paying delinquent taxes on a parcel give you a title interest in the property?
4. What is the difference between late and delinquent property taxes?
5. What happens if taxes become “delinquent”?
6. What does “tax judgment” mean?
7. When does “tax judgment” happen?
8. What type of notification is given about the “tax judgment” and who receives notification ?
9. If more than one year of taxes becomes delinquent on a parcel of property is a “tax judgment” taken on each year?
10. If a parcel of property has more than one year of delinquent taxes can the oldest year of tax be paid first?
11. Can delinquent taxes be paid if the current year taxes are unpaid?

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1. What is a disabled veteran market value exclusion?
2. What are the qualifications?
3. How do I apply (homestead application)?
4. What information do I need to supply?
5. What if I have questions?

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1. What is a Disaster Abatement?

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1. How do I file for exempt status?

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1. What is "Green Acres?" What are the changes to the Green Acres Program made by the 2009 Legislature?
2. How do I qualify for Green Acres?
3. How does Green Acres work?
4. What else should I know about Green Acres?
5. When must applications be made?
6. Who should I contact if I have more questions?

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1. What is a homestead exclusion?
2. Why should I file for homestead?
3. How does a property I own qualify for a homestead exclusion?
4. Why must I provide my Social Security number?
5. Why is my spouse's name required on a homestead application?
6. When should I apply?
7. Can I file for homestead on more than one property?
8. Are the homestead exclusions on all properties the same?
9. How often do I have to apply for the homestead exclusion?
10. What will happen if I fail to comply with the homestead laws or file a false homestead?
11. What about homestead for property owned by a trust?
12. Do Life Estates qualify for homestead?
13. Can a manufactured home receive homestead exclusion?
14. Are there Special Homesteads for the Blind and Disabled?
15. Is there anything else I should know about homesteads?

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1. Who do I contact about ownership change, valuation concerns and or occupancy status on a manufactured home?
2. Who is responsible for notifying the assessor when an ownership change takes place?
3. Who do I contact about move letters, tax certification letters, or general tax inquiries?
4. Who do I contact if I have questions regarding Certificates of Title?
5. Who do I contact about delinquent taxes on a manufactured home?
6. When are taxes due on a manufactured home?
7. Who is the responsible party for taxes on manufactured homes?
8. What year am I being taxed for on my manufactured home?

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1. What does “redemption” mean?
2. What happens if delinquent taxes are not paid before the redemption period expires?
3. Who is notified of the expiration of redemption?
4. What methods are used to notify parties with a legal interest in the property?
5. What determines if the redemption period is 3 or 5 years?
6. What are the payment options to pay the delinquent tax amount before forfeiture of the property ?
7. What is the definition of “Total Delinquent Tax Amount”?

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1. Is there a fee to pay my property taxes on the website?
2. Why does Anoka County charge a fee for credit / debit card transactions?
3. Why doesn't Anoka County handle its own card transactions and eliminate the fee?
4. I don't have to pay a fee when I use my credit/debit card anywhere else. Why do I have to pay a fee to pay my property taxes?
5. If Anoka County doesn't receive the fee amounts, who does?
6. Why is Anoka County offering this service?
7. Are there any other payment options I can use that don't charge a fee?
8. What debit / credit cards are accepted??

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1. What is Open Space?

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1. Where do I find my property information?
2. Where are real estate property forms available?
3. How do I obtain a copy of recorded documents or my Certificate of Title?
4. How do I calculate State Deed Tax and Mortgage Registration Tax?
5. What is a standard document?
6. What needs to be on a document for recording purposes?
7. What form(s) do I need to change my name (marriage / divorce) or how do I add a person to the ownership / title?
8. Where can I get a plat map?

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1. Where can I find an online tax statement to print off for my use?
2. When are my property taxes due?
3. What locations will take my property tax payment?
4. Is there a grace period for paying my property taxes?
5. If I pay my property taxes late, is there a penalty?
6. What is "Tax Capacity Value?"
7. What is "Tax Capacity Rate?"
8. What is a "Truth in Taxation Notice" (TNT)?
9. What happens at the Truth in Taxation meetings?
10. My school district held a referendum at the November general election. If it passed, is the increase reflected on this Truth in Taxation Notice?
11. What factors affect my property taxes?
12. Who determines my property tax?
13. Does increasing property value always increase my taxes?
14. What is "Fiscal Disparities?"
15. What is "Tax Increment Financing?"
16. Why do I have to pay late fees if I didn’t receive my tax statement?
17. What are the waste management fees?

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1. What properties are for sale?
2. How do I receive information on the properties?
3. What is the process for bidding on a property?
4. Can I cancel my bid once it has been submitted?
5. How do I receive title to the property?
6. Is there a re-purchase period allowed for previous owners?
7. What happens to parcels not sold at the public sale?
8. Who do I contact if I have more questions?

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1. Where can I find an online tax statement to print off for my use?
2. What are the "Metropolitan Special Taxing Districts" on my tax statement and Truth in Taxation Notice?
3. What are the "Other Special Taxing Districts" on my tax statement and Truth in Taxation Notice?
4. What is the "State General Tax" on my tax statement and Truth in Taxation Notice?
5. What is the "Voter Approved Levy" for the school district on my tax statement and Truth in Taxation Notice?
6. What is the "Other Local Levies" on my tax statement and Truth in Taxation Notice?
7. What is a Special Assessment?
8. Why are Special Assessments and other charges or fees not shown on the Truth in Taxation Notice?
9. Is it likely that the amount on my Truth in Taxation Notice will be different than the amount on my tax statement?
10. What is available for property tax refund programs?
11. Are there any property tax deferral programs available to senior citizens?

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1. What does the Assessor do?
2. Who are the county appraisers and what are their credentials?
3. What is "market value"?
4. How does the Assessor determine market value?
5. Why has my value gone up or gone down?
6. Does the estimated market value increase or decrease at the same rate on all properties?
7. Can my estimated market value change even if the assessor has not been inside my property?
8. What if I don’t let the appraiser inspect my home?
9. What will happen to my estimated market value if I improve my property?
10. Will my estimated market value go up if I repair my property?
11. What can I do if I think the estimated market value is too high?

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1. How do I find someone in Jail?
2. Can I give money to a Jail inmate?
3. How do I become a Sheriff’s Deputy?
4. How do I get a copy of a police or accident report?
5. How do I apply for a Permit to Carry?

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1. What is VA Disability Compensation?
2. What benefits and services are available for spouses and dependents of deceased veterans?
3. What is a Veteran Identification Card (VIC) and how do I get one?
4. Are dependents of veterans eligible to receive any benefits from VA?
5. How do I find out if I am eligible for any medical care or drug benefits?
6. Do VA benefits cover nursing home care?
7. Can I have Medicare benefits and still receive health care services at VA?
8. Can I have my claim reconsidered even though denied in the past?
9. How long will it take to receive a decision on my compensation claim?
10. What is the impact of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) on VA health benefits?