What GAO Found The Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) has limited information on whether contractors who conduct disability compensation medical exams are meeting the agency's quality and timeliness targets. VBA contracted examiners have completed a growing number of exams in recent years (see figure). VBA uses completed exam reports to help determine if a veteran should … [Read more...] about VA DISABILITY EXAMS: Improved Performance Analysis and Training Oversight Needed for Contracted Exams
Asknod is a Certified VA claims agent. He will be discussing Special Monthly Compensation. This is a very complex topic with a lot of twists and turns Asknod has a handle on this topic. He will explain it in his very own humorus way. Join us to learn about this topic. … [Read more...] about Hadit.com podcast with guest Alex Graham aka Asknod.
Suicide prevention is a top priority of The American Legion. Deeply concerned about the number of military veterans who take their own lives at rates higher than that of the general population, the nation’s largest organization of wartime veterans established a Suicide Prevention Program under the supervision of its TBI/PTSD standing committee, which reports to the national … [Read more...] about Veterans Suicide – An American Legion White Paper
Giving veterans choices about their care is something we can all get behind. Dismantling VA in lieu of private care will hurt todays veterans and tomorrows veterans. Lots of veterans have good solid reasons for hating the VA for medical care, and there are tons more that love their care. For years they have talked about the great debt we are owed and the state of the art … [Read more...] about What does ‘privatization’ of Veterans Affairs really mean?
HadIt.com Veteran to Veteran 21st Anniversary. Tbird, founder of HadIt.com will be the guest and talk about the history of HadIt.com and will take calls from veterans. A little history ... HadIt.com Veteran to Veteran the website domain registered Jan 20, 1997. The domain is registered and paid for thru Jan 21, 2023 at which time I plan to register it for another 15 … [Read more...] about 21st Anniversary HadIt.com Veteran to Veteran Podcast
https://www.hadit.com/disability-calculator/ https://www.hadit.com/things-to-do-at-your-va-compensation-and-pension-exam/ https://www.hadit.com/can-100-percent-disabled-veteran-work/ https://www.hadit.com/common-va-service-connected-disabilities/ https://www.hadit.com/veterans-affairs-claims/ https://www.hadit.com/requesting-your-va-c-file/ … [Read more...] about Top 10 VA Disability Claims Posts for 2017
Do you trust the VA to discuss medical marijuana? Many veterans don't, VA docs can't prescribe, they can, it says, discuss how it might interact with other medications or how it might effect pain management or PTSD symptoms. VA providers are still NOT permitted to refer veterans to state-approved medical marijuana programs, since the drug is illegal under federal law, with … [Read more...] about VA Clears The Air On Doctors Talking To Veterans About Marijuana Use
Sen. Kaine said, “These findings don’t enable veterans and Congress to have trust in VA’s performance. I will be asking the Veterans Affairs to provide confirmation that no veteran suffered any financial harm from these mistakes.” I couldn't agree more with Sen. Kane. I am finding it impossible to believe anything they cite as statistics, their track record on cooking the … [Read more...] about AGAIN! Roanoke VA office cited for mishandling veterans’ claims
Keeping the bills paid, the kids feed and a thousand other things you have to worry about each month, the last thing you need is for your income to disappear and then be saddled by a huge debt. If VA overpaid you they have every right to inform you and work out a repayment plan, but they should not have the right to put a family in a desperate situation because of their … [Read more...] about VA Asking Veterans to Return Benefit ‘Overpayments’
Have you seen HR 4457 The Veterans Empowerment Act? Employing an old marketing trick giving a name that makes it sound like something you want. I want veterans to be empowered, so why wouldn't I support a bill with empowerment right in the tittle? The bill is not about empowering veterans, but it is about dismantling the Veterans Affairs. VFW says "H.R. 4457, the … [Read more...] about HR 4457 Veterans Empowerment Act – Not Empowering Despite the Name