hi all i submitted information to the va showing an increase to my mother's medical care. it has been 2 months since this. i called va this morning and was told it was in developmental phase and could take 118 days depending on case load etc. then va rep gave me a reference number and told me to call back in ten days if i wasnt contacted. i asked what was the purpose of the reference number. he told me that there had been no movement on my claim and hopefully when i am called there will be some type of movement. is there anything to be concern with since i havent heard anything in two months? also my mom has not received her retro payment as of yet even though i have gone thru fiduciary process and opened her special checking account and her monthly check is being deposited in it. when i inquired about this i was given a reference number and told to call in ten business days. when i did i was told that retro payment hasnt been deposited yet...duh..and to call back in another ten business days to see if any movements have taken place. is there anything i can do beside wait....? anyone else has any advice? i think my mom's claim is just on a desk collecting dust till someone gets around to it. thanks for responding in advance.