Written notice means that VA will provide to the beneficiary and the beneficiary's representative and legal guardian, if any, a written decision in a fiduciary matter that is appealable under 13.600. Such notice will include:
(1) A clear statement of the decision,
(2) The reason(s) for the decision,
(3) A summary of the evidence considered in reaching the decision, and
(4) The necessary procedures and time limits to initiate an appeal of the decision.
38 CFR § 13.20
The following definitions apply to this part: