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
Question. Will submitting a NEXUS letter for PTSD, from my VA Psychologist help my NOD if I have already submitted a Nexus from my Private Psychologist for PTSD?PTSD RELATED TO FEAR OF HOSTILE MILITARY OR TERRORIST ACTIVITYA veteran who is diagnosed with PTSD that is related to fear of hostile military or terrorist activity does not need to provide stressor … [Read more...] about Will PTSD NEXUS letter, from VA Psychologist help my NOD-I already submitted a Nexus?
Here is a look at the US Department of Veterans Affairs. Read the full list here Facts: There are 18.8 million veterans in the United States, according to the most recent statistics from the US Census.More than nine million veterans are served each year by the Department of Veterans Affairs.Health care facilities are made up of 1,065 outpatient sites and 170 VA … [Read more...] about Department of Veterans Affairs Fast Facts
[Reprinted here with permission from Veterans Law Blog] VA Disability Rating for PTSD: Non-Combat Stressor Do you have Non-Combat VA PTSD disability claim? Ever try to convince the VA that your non-combat stressor event occurred?It's a lot harder for non-combat Veterans - if you didn't serve in combat, the VA isn't going to take your word for it: you have to prove to the … [Read more...] about Proving a Non-Combat Stressor in a VA PTSD Disability Claim
Today, I want to talk to you about a question that a lot of Veterans ask me: If I get a 100% rating, should I continue fighting the VA for benefits? Let’s jump right into the answer. Many Veterans perceive the 100% rating as the end of the line. The sign of victory over the Hamster Wheel. But….….is it REALLY over when you get to 100%? Well, the hard part sure … [Read more...] about 6 Reasons to Keep Pursuing VA Claims and Appeals – AFTER you reach 100%