A little. They have been added to the Agent Orange Exposure webpage (LINK).
I do not see anything on this in the Federal Register yet. However, VA
posted on VAvantage blog (May 27) >>>BREAKING: VA plans expansion of benefits for disability claims for conditions related to certain toxic exposures
New evaluation process to be applied in identifying future presumptive condition
VA will begin implementing provisions of the William M. Thornberry National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021 (Public Law 116-283), adding three conditions to the list of those presumptively associated with exposure to herbicide agents, more commonly known as Agent Orange. Those conditions are bladder cancer, hypothyroidism and Parkinsonism.
Excerpt: “About 52,000 veterans and another 6,000 family members of deceased veterans are expected to qualify for the new benefits.”
BVA is chock full of Agent Orange and bladder cancer claims. Here’s a denial:
Citation Nr: 20036637
Decision Date: 05/28/20 Archive Date: 05/28/20
However, they said previous denials will be reviewed. (Hmmmm. I would not wait.)
If we denied your claim for any of these conditions in the past, we’ll automatically review your case again. You don’t need to file another claim. We’ll send you a letter to let you know we’re reviewing your case.Source: https://www.va.gov/disability/eligibility/hazardous-materials-exposure/agent-orange/
The Vietnam Veterans of America gives lavish praise to President Biden, calling him a “saviour” for swift action. (Press release 5/27/21).