Start PreambleDepartment 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.
Start PreambleDepartment of Veterans Affairs.Proposed rule.The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) proposes to amend its medical regulations to clarify that VA will not bill third party payers for care and services provided by VA under certain statutory provisions, which we refer to as “special treatment authorities.” These special treatment authorities direct … [Read more...] about Third Party Billing for Medical Care Provided Under Special Treatment Authorities
Veterans Affairs (VA) published a final rule in the Federal Register on May 2, 2016, which amended a number of regulations in the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) to authorize personnel hired by VA's Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VR&E) Service under the title “Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor” (VRC) to make the same determinations with respect to Chapter 31 … [Read more...] about VA Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Nomenclature Change for Position Title-Revision
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