Start Preamble Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. Notice; under OMB review. In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA), this notice announces that the Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs, will submit the collection of information abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and … [Read more...] about Agency Information Collection: Exam for Housebound Status or Permanent Need for Regular Aid and Attendance
Start Preamble Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. Notice. Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the … [Read more...] about Agency Information Collection Activity: Enrollment Certification
Last year VA launched a new program to streamline purchasing supplies for their medical centers. As GAO lays out what the VA needed to do for the program to be successful A strong strategic plan Stable leadership Good communications Stakeholder buy-in GAO found Veterans Affairs was missing these elements when it launched the program; as a result, the program … [Read more...] about VA Contracting: Improvements in Buying Medical and Surgical Supplies Could Yield Cost Savings and Efficiency
Caluza Triangle - Caluza vs Brown defined what is necessary for service connection see COVA– CALUZA V. BROWN–TOTAL RECALL This has to be MEDICALLY Documented in your records: Current Diagnosis. (No diagnosis, no Service Connection.) In Service Event or Aggravation. Nexus, or Doctor's Statement close to: "The Veteran's (current diagnosis) is at least as likely … [Read more...] about Caluza Triangle defines what is necessary for service connection.
Brooke King writes an insightful article on the The Atlantic having kids and PTSD. I was never blessed with children of my own but I have had my nieces and nephews live with me on and off for years from the time they were little. Brooke talks about special rules in their family like "We don't scare Mommy", and "We don't play hide-and-seek" I can relate we had our rules "Don't … [Read more...] about A Veteran Wonders: How Will My PTSD Affect My Kids?
Q. I need some insight on secondary claims. Sooooo I am service connected for fibroids. Granted oct 2017; However, at the advice of my VSO I filed secondary claim for anemia two years ago (Nov 2015) even though I was not yet svc connected for the first. (This is an appeal so my vso figured filing secondary would be smart - help to cut down on wait time.) Turns out … [Read more...] about Secondary Claims
Have you seen HR 4457 The Veterans Empowerment Act? Employing an old marketing trick giving a name that makes it sound like something you want. I want veterans to be empowered, so why wouldn't I support a bill with empowerment right in the tittle? The bill is not about empowering veterans, but it is about dismantling the Veterans Affairs. VFW says "H.R. 4457, the … [Read more...] about HR 4457 Veterans Empowerment Act – Not Empowering Despite the Name
You may recall in Nov. we shared with you the article from the Austin American Statesman regarding Temple VA's motor pool somewhat successful attempt at a fiefdom. And so here we are weeks later and VA won't release the final report on the abuse and corruption at the Temple VA. They say it would interfere with the OIG investigation which is ongoing. The Statesman requested … [Read more...] about Temple VA abuse and corruption final report won’t be released citing ongoing investigation.
Travis is accredited by the Department of Veterans Affairs to represent veterans in veterans benefit claims and represents veterans at the Regional Office, the Board of Veterans Appeals, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims. … [Read more...] about Hadit Podcast Special with guest Travis Studdard with Perkins-Studdard.
Start Preamble Start Printed Page 57031 Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. Notice. Veterans Benefits Administrations, Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are required … [Read more...] about Agency Information Collection Activity: Insurance Deduction Authorization