§ 20.1502 Rule 1502. Eligibility.
To participate in the Initiative, a claimant must:
(a) At the time the Agreement and Waiver of Rights is executed, have a representative, as defined in § 20.1501(d) of this part;
(b) Reside within the jurisdiction of a participating VA regional office, as defined in § 20.1501(e) of this part; and
(c) File one of the following types of claims for VA disability compensation as outlined in parts 3 and 4 of this chapter at a participating VA regional office:
(1) Original claim;
Claim for an increased rating;
Claim to reopen a previously-denied claim based on the submission of new and material evidence as provided in § 3.156 of this chapter; or
(4) Requests for revision of a decision of an agency of original jurisdiction under § 3.105 of this chapter based on clear and unmistakable error.