Cholangiocarcinoma - a nasty little parasite from raw or undercooked fish showed up in at least 700 veterans over the past 15 years and a little less than half ever filed a claim for it. The VA rejected most of them in what was described as a haphazard way.Veterans Affairs say they are studying it, but sadly if they were to make it presumptive by the time that happens, most … [Read more...] about Vietnam: The War That Keeps On Killing
As some of you may know there are 3 kinds of lies, lies, damn lies and statistics and the VA uses them all.Once again we can thank a whistleblower for bring this to our attention.Even with CHOICE in place due to the VA creating fake wait lists to make their numbers look better than they were and damn the veterans who suffer.It continues at the Denver Veterans … [Read more...] about VA Inspector General: Improper wait list used for Colorado vets’ mental health care
Veterans struggling with addiction have a lifeline with the VA Domiciliary and compensated work therapy, they can stop sleeping rough and get clean in a safe environment, compensated work therapy can help them get back into the routine of working and provide a little spending cash.Temple VA's motor pool had a different idea about those programs and it didn't have anything … [Read more...] about Investigation finds corruption, intimidation at Temple VA campus
Basically they would like to merge VA with TRICARE. Can't imagine that going going well.Congress - not consultedVeterans Groups - not consultedStudies Done - none “My overarching concern is these are very dramatic changes in the way health care is delivered to veterans,” said Carrie Farmer, a senior policy researcher on military care at Rand Corp., who has … [Read more...] about Veterans Affairs exploring idea of merging health system with Pentagon
I haven't been to the Vet Center in a few years. My therapist there transferred and I moved to the civilian sector. The transition from one to the other was about as seamless as I could have hoped for thanks to my Vet Center therapist. She set me up for success with my new therapist and with myself. I had been in regular therapy since 1991 in California but in 1998 I moved to … [Read more...] about Have you tried going to the Vet Center ? I did and I’m glad.