From Curtis L. Coy, Deputy Under Secretary for Economic Opportunity, Veterans Benefits AdministrationDear Fellow Veterans and Colleagues,As you know, the recent passage of the Harry W. Colmery Educational Assistance Act of 2017, also known as the “Forever GI Bill,” enacts several changes to the GI Bill that will positively impact Veterans and their families. Some of the … [Read more...] about “Forever GI Bill” Harry W. Colmery Educational Assistance Act of 2017
I guess veterans dying of cancer is not enough of impetus to get the VA to make a decision, Sec. Shulkin was presented with the data he said he needed to make the decision, yet 8 months later and another delay.Meanwhile veterans like Dick Pirozzolo, 73 wait, Mr Pirozzolo served our country in Vietnam and now has bladder cancer and thyroid condition. James T. Dean Jr.'s … [Read more...] about Another delay in VA Agent Orange decisions on bladder cancer, hypothyroidism and others.
Asknod and the Veterans court show. … [Read more...] about Asknod show continued.
Start PreambleDepartment of Veterans Affairs.Final rule.The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is amending its regulations that govern homeless veterans to conform to recent statutory requirements. VA is amending the definition of homeless veterans by including veterans who would otherwise be ineligible to receive certain benefits because of their length of service or … [Read more...] about Homeless Veterans
Alex will discuss the Veterans court or CAVC. Join us for this show. It will be a good one full of valuable informaion. … [Read more...] about Hadit podcast with guest Alex Graham aka Asknod.
Former Veterans Affairs Attorney Robin M. Webb writes on her blog By its own terms, the VAIMA does not go into effect until February 2019 and does not apply to current claims and appeals, but recently, VA announced that it was initiating this month the Rapid Appeals Modernization Program (RAMP), to provide some of the benefits of the VAIMA. Participation is voluntary at this … [Read more...] about VA Launches Program Aimed at Providing Veterans More Options in Claims Disagreements
An advice anyone can give would be appreciated. I go in for my first C&P exam for my knee issues. I submitted a FDC with my military medical records showing foot issues, shin splints, and issues with bunions. They wanted to operate on the one bunion but I would have had to reenlist. I also submitted my personal medical records that include my recent MRI reports that show … [Read more...] about First time knee C and P exam do I submit more records
The following are all the announcements regarding Veterans Affairs for October . Read what rules, regulations and hearing are coming down the pike. Application for Cash Surrender or Policy Loan: Agency Information Collection Activity October 30, 2017 The Application for Cash Surrender or Policy Loan solicits information needed from Veterans to apply for cash surrender value … [Read more...] about Oct. 2017 VA Federal Register Announcements
This document amends the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Schedule for Rating Disabilities (VASRD) by revising the portion of the Schedule that addresses endocrine conditions and disorders of the endocrine system. The effect of this action is to ensure that the VASRD uses current medical terminology and to provide detailed and updated criteria for evaluation of endocrine … [Read more...] about Schedule for Rating Disabilities; The Endocrine System
Veterans Affairs (Veterans Affairs), Veterans Health Administration (VHA), VA Homeless Providers Grant and Per Diem (GPD) Program. Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA). VA is announcing the availability of per diem funds to eligible entities to provide transitional housing beds under VA's Homeless Providers GPD Program models. VA expects to fund 1,500 beds with this NOFA for … [Read more...] about Funding Availability: Homeless Providers Grant and Per Diem Program