So many stories of VA not doing right by their veterans. Here's another this time, Bay Pines VA. When a hospital has to pause surgeries there is clearly something that went wrong. The OIG investigated a complaint that a thoracic surgeon was incompetent and while the OIG did not substantiate that the surgeon was incompetent though 3 veterans died within weeks while in post op … [Read more...] about Bay Pines VA another incompetence concern – 3 veterans die after thoracic surgery.
Disability Benefits Questionnaire (DBQ) Veterans now have more control over the disability claims process. Veterans have the option of visiting a private health care provider instead of a VA facility to complete their disability evaluation form. Veterans can have their providers fill out any of the more than 70 DBQs that are appropriate for their conditions and submit them … [Read more...] about List By Symptom – VA Disability Compensation
By Berta · http://community.hadit.com/topic/68746-tracked-item-for-rmc-medical-records/ You had stated here: "I do have an independent medical opinion that agree with my assessment. " A copy of that along with the death Certificate and autopsy should be referred to and attached to the formal Se4ction 1151 claim. This is the actual SOL for FTCA claims in Tennessee: "Time … [Read more...] about I do have an independent medical opinion that agree with my assessment.