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Veterans Helping Veterans VA Claims Podcast

Veterans Helping Veterans Podcast: Shows deal with a wide range of Veterans Affairs Claims and Benefits.

Listen here live and archived show: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/haditcom

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Title 38 / 38 CFR

Title 38 Pensions, Bonuses, and Veterans' Relief also called 38 CFR. CFR stands for Code of Federal Regulations.

Everything Veterans Affairs does with your service connected disability compensation claim, is goverened by law. You may want to bookmark this page as a reference as you proceed with your claim.

It can be a bit daunting. Just remember the U.S.C. is the law, the C.F.R. is how they interpret the law and last but certainly not least is the V.A. adjudication manuals that is how they apply the law. The section of the law that covers the veterans benefits is Title 38 in the U.S.C. in the C.F.R. is usually written 38 C.F.R. or something similar.

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38 CFR 3 Adjudication

38CFR3 is the part of the Code of Federal Regulations Title 38 that deals with the adjudication of a veterans compensation claim.

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38 CFR 4 Schedule for Rating Disabilities

This part of Title 38 of the Code of Federal Regulations list specific disabilities and what symptoms or effects equate to what percentage of disability is to be assigned.

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(VA Claims Research) Veterans Affairs Claims and Benefits Research

VA Claims Research This is a good forum to put general claims questions or if you aren't sure where to put it. There are several forums that deal with specific issues, such as TDIU. PTSD etc look over the various forums and post in the one you feel best fits your question

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OEF/OIF Veterans

Welcome Home Brothers and Sisters - This forum is for our returning troops from Iraq and Afghanistan.

We will guide you as to which forums your questions will get the most eyes on it.

We want to provide help and guidance for you, if there is something you think would be beneficial for you let us know.

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E-Benefits Questions

Please post your E-Benefits questions in this forum.

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Success Stories

Post your successes and read others, VA success, Social Security success, leaving the house whatever it might be.

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FAQ's Veterans Affairs Claims/Benefits

FAQ's Veterans Affairs Claims/Benefits

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Eligibility - Veterans Disability Compensation

Questions concerning eligibility for veterans disability compensation. Eligibility - Veterans Disability Compensation,

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Entitlement - VA Disability Compensation

Once you know you are eligible for VA Disability Compensation, the question then becomes are you entitled to it by law. This is where to post those questions. it's OK, if you are feeling confused this is not at all unusual it can be a very confusing system. If you were injured in service and have a question about whether you are entitled to file a claim, post it here.

Law 38C.F.R.3.4 (a) Disability compensation. (1) Basic entitlement for a veteran exists if the veteran is disabled as the result of a personal injury or
disease (including aggravation of a condition existing prior to service)
while in active service if the injury or the disease was incurred or
aggravated in line of duty.

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Compensation & Pension Exams

Compensation and Pension Exams -

Please only posts questions regarding Compensation and Pension Exams

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SMC Special Monthly Compensation

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Appealing Your Claims NOD DRO BVA USCAVC

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IMO Independent Medical Opinion

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Veterans Benefits State & Federal

Post your links and information about state and federal benefits available to disabled veterans.

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CUE Clear and Unmistakable Error

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VA Medical Centers Navigating through it

To assist the veteran by providing assistance in navigating through the Veterans Affairs Medical centers.

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Medication – Prescription Drugs-Health Issues

Looking for folks who are the same medication as you and what they think of it. Exercise, diet ideas. Remember we are not giving professional advice, and you should consult your doctor regarding any and all health issues you may be concerned with.

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VA Training & Fast letters, Directives, Regulations, Other Guidance Documents

VA Training & Fast letters, Directives, Regulations, Other Guidance Documents

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VA Regional Offices

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Radiation Exposure from Operation Tomodachi (Japan Earthquake Fukushima Nuclear Assistant)

Operation Tomodachi, Tomodachi Sakusen?, lit. "Operation Friend(s)") was a United States Armed Forces assistance operation to support Japan in disaster relief following the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami. The operation took place from 12 March to 4 May 2011; involved 24,000 U.S. servicemembers, 189 aircraft, and 24 naval ships; and cost $90 million.[1]

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ALS - Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

Veterans with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) may receive badly-needed support for themselves and their families after the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced today that ALS will become a presumptively compensable illness for all veterans with 90 days or more of continuously active service in the military.

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PTSD Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Claims

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MST - Military Sexual Trauma

A good site for these claims is http://www.vetwow.com

This is a very sensitive issue, triggers abound so be careful. Remember whenever you post something on the internet it is there for everyone to see forever. So be cautious with what you share however if you have a claims question we want to help.

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Gulf War Illness

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TBI Traumatic Brain Injury

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Agent Orange

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TDIU Unemployability Claims

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Project SHAD/Project 112

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Vocational Rehabilitation

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VA Pensions

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FTCA Federal Tort Claims Action

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Active Duty MEB/PEB Physical OR Medical Evaluation Forum

Still on Active Duty? Try this forum MEB/PEB This link will take you to another forum not affiliated in way with HadIt.com. It is set up for MEB/PEB questions. Please do come back here for your VA Claims Questions

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Requesting Your Copy of Your Veteran Affairs Claims Folder (C-File)

We can not stress enough how important it is to:

  1. View your VA claims folder at the Veterans Affairs regional office. Call the VA at 1-800-827-1000 and request an appointment to view your VA c-file (claims folder).

  2. Ensure that all the records in your Veterans Affairs C-File are yours. 

  3. Check that everything you have sent to the VA is included in your C-File.

  4. After viewing your VA claims folder (c-file) and correcting an mistakes you may find. Then request a hard copy of your claims folder (c-file)


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