Start Preamble Department of Veterans Affairs. Proposed rule. The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) proposes to amend its regulations governing the Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Department of Veterans Affairs (CHAMPVA). The proposed revisions would clarify and update these regulations to conform to changes in law and policy that control the administration of … [Read more...] about Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Department of Veterans Affairs
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) revises its regulations concerning payment or reimbursement for emergency treatment for non-service-connected conditions at non-VA facilities to implement the requirements of a recent court decision. Specifically, this rulemaking expands eligibility for payment or reimbursement to include veterans who receive partial payment from a … [Read more...] about Reimbursement for Emergency Treatment
Start Preamble Department of Veterans Affairs. Final rule. The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) amends its adjudication regulation pertaining to extra-schedular consideration of a service-connected disability in exceptional compensation cases. This rule clarifies that an extra-schedular evaluation is to be applied to an individual service-connected disability when the … [Read more...] about Extra-Schedular Evaluations for Individual Disabilities
Travis is accredited by the Department of Veterans Affairs to represent veterans in veterans benefit claims and represents veterans at the Regional Office, the Board of Veterans Appeals, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims. … [Read more...] about Hadit Podcast Special with guest Travis Studdard with Perkins-Studdard.
Effective July 7, 2014: VA is changing its monetary burial benefits regulations to simplify the program and pay eligible survivors more quickly and efficiently. These regulations will authorize VA to pay, without a written application, most eligible surviving spouses basic monetary burial benefits at the maximum amount authorized in law through automated systems rather than … [Read more...] about VA Burial Benefits: Service-Connected or Non-Service Connected – There’s a Benefit for You