This issue came up here a few times over the years, and also some months ago---but it bears repeating. In Most of the 1151 and/or FTCA questions we see here- it is obvious that the veteran's health care same solely from the VA. In a widow’s issue, months ago - it took quite some time for us to realize that the veteran’s surgery, which seemed to contribute to his death, … [Read more...] about Additional FTCA/1151 info
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This report covers the audit of payments made through VA’s Fee Basis Claims System (FBCS), encompassing claims paid via that payment process from November 1, 2014 through September 30, 2016. A subsequent report will contain the results of an audit conducted to assess VA’s processing of payments through a “bulk payment” process during 2016 and 2017. The Executive Summary … [Read more...] about Audit of the Timeliness and Accuracy of Choice Payments Processed Through the Fee Basis Claims System – Dec 2017
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.
The following are all the announcements regarding Veterans Affairs for October . Read what rules, regulations and hearing are coming down the pike. Application for Cash Surrender or Policy Loan: Agency Information Collection Activity October 30, 2017 The Application for Cash Surrender or Policy Loan solicits information needed from Veterans to apply for cash surrender value … [Read more...] about Oct. 2017 VA Federal Register Announcements
Secretary Shulkin on the ‘State of VA’: Making VA into an organization Veterans deserve from May 2017 below “As a physician I tend to look at things in terms of the way I was trained – assess, diagnose, and then aggressively treat the patient,” he said before outlining the current state of VA, clearly identifying risks the department faces in caring for Veterans. Key issues … [Read more...] about U.S. Secretary of Veterans Affairs Dr. David Shulkin discusses the transformation of Veterans Affairs being undertaken by the Trump Administration Jul 11, 2017