The purpose of the Subcommittee is to develop a comprehensive set of options and recommendations to develop a future vision of what VA must do to best meet the needs of New Hampshire Veterans. The recommendations will be reviewed by the SMAG and then those final recommendations will be forwarded to the Secretary and Under Secretary for Health for decision and action. VA gives … [Read more...] about VA New Hampshire Vision 2025 Task Force; Notice of Meeting
Here we go again, and if history teaches us anything it's that this will not be an isolated incident. I remember back in 1991/1992 I was suicidal and spent some time at the VA hospital after getting out I had a referral to their program. So I waited for the call and waited and waited, I called and checked and waited and waited and then I became suicidal again so I called to ask … [Read more...] about Remember how VA fixed the wait list scandal? Not so much at VA Nebraska-Western Iowa.
Replaces Current ‘30-day/40-mile’ System With Patient/Provider-centric Decision-making WASHINGTON — Today, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced that it has presented the House and Senate Veterans Affairs Committees with the administration’s draft proposal of the Veterans Coordinated Access & Rewarding Experiences (CARE) Act, designed to improve Veterans’ … [Read more...] about VA Announces Veterans Coordinated Access & Rewarding Experiences (‘CARE’) Act
Married to a foreign national and live in her country. Married 6 years. Once I die can she continue to receive disability payments and if so, what form number do we use to apply? … [Read more...] about Do Veterans Affairs Disability payments pass to your spouse when you die?
VA proposes to revise its medical regulations related to providing prosthetic and rehabilitative items as medical services to veterans. These revisions would reorganize and update the current regulations related to prosthetic and rehabilitative items, primarily to clarify eligibility for prosthetic and other rehabilitative items and services, and to define the types of items … [Read more...] about Prosthetic and Rehabilitative Items and Services
Question. Will submitting a NEXUS letter for PTSD, from my VA Psychologist help my NOD if I have already submitted a Nexus from my Private Psychologist for PTSD?PTSD RELATED TO FEAR OF HOSTILE MILITARY OR TERRORIST ACTIVITYA veteran who is diagnosed with PTSD that is related to fear of hostile military or terrorist activity does not need to provide stressor … [Read more...] about Will PTSD NEXUS letter, from VA Psychologist help my NOD-I already submitted a Nexus?
VA pays late, jeopardizing veterans health and credit. The VA "CHOICE' program, if the choice is more VA BS, then this is the program for you. If it's working for you congratulations, now they should make it work for everyone. Or, here's a novel idea, fix the problems that precipitated the creation of CHOICE. Read the full story at The Washington … [Read more...] about Late Veterans Affairs payments jeopardize veterans’ care – Virginia Lawmakers sound the alarm
"I don't know about you, but I have heard a lot of stories from veterans being cutoff their pain medication with little if any concern for their safety cutoff cold turkey with no warning from their doctors. Keep in min that it is the VA, that got the veterans hooked in the first place. Purdue Pharma gave $$$ to VA pain management team and turned them into the Purdue … [Read more...] about VA Plays Big Part in Opioid Crisis and It’s Killing Veterans.
So here we are again talking about a Dr who harmed veterans repeatedly before anything was done. VA did not report him national database that tracks problem doctors. They did let him retire, quietly ignoring the problems allowing him to move onto a private practice, then they failed for years to disclose to state regulators and patients who were harmed by … [Read more...] about Can we trust the VA? At the Togus VA Medical experts from the VA blamed one botched surgery after another on a lone podiatrist.
I have a C&P coming up in October for Neck/Back pains. While in Iraq in 2004, I fell off of a 916 semi-truck and have buddy statements to verify this. I also have medical proof that I went to the TMC in theater and it was considered a "sprain" and was given light duty for a few days. In my medical records from the field hospital in Iraq, it states that this the back injury … [Read more...] about Back and Cervical Pain – Bulging Disc and the C and P Exam ROM Test