Continuing the trend for a few months are posts about Retroactive Back Pay, does this mean more veterans are getting their claims granted? Who knows? It does however bring up a good tip. When figuring your retroactive compensation pay make sure to use the corresponding year and rate see this chart VA Historical Disability Compensation […]
We will discuss the issues withthe VA Hotline placing suicidal vets on Hold or voice mail. Listen Download Listen in a New Window iTunes Stitcher SoundCloud Leave a Review Clammr It Subscribe via RSS Subscribe on Android Powered by Simple Podcast Press
More than 600,000 veterans will go without health insurance next year unless 19 states stop holding out against expanding Medicaid, researchers say.
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Appeals are remanded for many reasons…if there has been a change in law, a worsening of a disability on appeal, the Veteran introduces new evidence or theory of entitlement at the Board or if the regional office did not process your claim correctly.
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Actor and veterans advocate Tom Hanks wants to do more to help veterans, by assisting those who care for our nation’s wounded heroes.
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https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2016/09/29/2016-23483/tribal-health-programs-community-care-consolidationThe Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Veterans Health Administration (VHA) will facilitate a Tribal Consultation on the VHA’s effort to improve continuity of care and health care access for Veterans by consolidating multiple community care programs, previously known as non-VA care, into one standard program with standard rates. In October 2015, VA submitted to Congress […]
https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2016/09/29/2016-23360/repayment-by-va-of-educational-loans-for-certain-psychiatristsThe Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is adding to its medical regulations a program for the repayment of educational loans for certain psychiatrists who agree to a period of obligated service with VA. This program is intended to increase the pool of qualified VA psychiatrists and increase veterans’ access to mental health care.
Millions of dollars’ worth of items paid for by tax payer dollars have been lost or stolen from the Department of Veterans Affairs hospitals and properties all across Texas.
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The Atlanta Veterans Affairs Medical Center is working with Moving Analytics and the VA Center for Innovation to test how a smartphone-enabled home-base
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One Ohio Republican, Rep. Warren Davidson, called veterans clogging up the disability compensation system “moochers” and “pretenders” faking symptoms.
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