§ 21.98Appeal of disagreement regarding development of, or change in, the plan.
(a)General. The veteran may request a review of a proposed, original, or amended plan when Department of Veterans Affairs staff and the veteran do not reach agreement on the terms and conditions of the plan. A veteran who requests a review of the plan must submit a written statement to the case manager which:
(1) Requests a review of the proposed, original, or amended plan; and
(2) Details his or her objections to the terms and conditions of the proposed, original, or amended plan.
(b)Review by Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Officer. Upon receipt of the veteran's request for review of the plan, the counseling psychologist or the case manager will forward the request together with relevant comment to the VR&E Officer who will:
(1) Review relevant information; and
(2) Inform the veteran of his or her decision within 90 days.
(c)Review by Director, Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Service. The veteran's request shall be reviewed by the Director, VR&E in any case in which the VR&E Officer is the case manager. The veteran will be informed of the decision within 90 days.
(d)Appeal to the Board of Veterans Appeals. The veteran may appeal an adverse decision of the VR&E Officer, or the Director, VR&E to the Board of Veterans Appeals.