Have you ever heard of a regulatory or procedural review?A "procedural review," as indicated in your electronic records and eBenefits, is generally associated with an internal review of a claims file to ensure a claim was processed correctly. … [Read more...] about Regulatory or Procedural Review
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VA TL 10-07 below Rescinds VA TL 07-01 | September 14, 2010 | SUBJ: Adjudication of Claims for Total Disability Based on Individual Unemployability (TDIU) PURPOSE Our purpose in issuing this training letter is to revise and clarify our policies and … [Read more...] about Total Disability Ratings Based on Individual Unemployability (IU) – VA Training Letter 10-97 Rescinds Training Letter 07-01
Excerpt from Hill and Ponton's What is Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)The goal for many veterans is to get to a 100 percent disability rating, but this is not always possible through the rating schedule due to an individual’s particular … [Read more...] about Unemployability from Hill and Ponton
Am I automatically disqualified from consideration for IU because I have a job?No. In fact, unemployability does not always mean that a veteran is not working. The key, however, is that all income earned from employment must be at or … [Read more...] about Can I work and receive TDIU? Yes, in some cases you can.
Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin warned Wednesday that the VA is “still in critical condition” despite efforts that predate his tenure to reduce wait times for medical appointments and expand opportunities to seek care in the private … [Read more...] about WATCH: Veterans Affairs Secretary Shulkin says there’s ‘a lot of work to do’ to fix the system