If you spend any time reading VA case law you'll come across the phrase less likely, more likely than not and so on. In the VA Clinicians Guide for Disability Examination it lays out how these are weighted. Independent Medical Opinions by Your Private Physician An Independent Medical Opinion (IMO) from a treating physician is in many instances a critical part of a veteran’s … [Read more...] about Less Likely, More Likely Than Not – VA Disability Legal Phrases for Your IMO
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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
The purpose of the Committee is to advise the Secretary of Veterans Affairs on rural health care issues affecting Veterans. The Committee examines Programs and policies that impact the delivery of VA rural health care to Veterans and discusses ways to improve and enhance VA access to rural health care services for Veterans. The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice … [Read more...] about Veterans Rural Health Advisory Committee; (Amended) Notice of Meeting
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
Today we want to talk to you about individual unemployability and a big mistake we see, and that is the timing of the filing of the paperwork for that. A lot of times what we’ll see is somebody is not working and they’re filing for service connected compensation for their back or their headaches or their allergies, and they’re not service connected yet.Sourced through … [Read more...] about Individual Unemployability – When to File – Hill & Ponton, P.A.