Read the highlights below and then check out the full article Mr Longman writes an interesting opinion piece laying out what he describes as the 5 Myths about VA Healthcare. Whether you agree with him or not he provides enough information to back his myths - worth a read. The claims process is slow because of VA bureaucrats. "... it is ultimately Congress that … [Read more...] about 5 VA Health Care Myths – Opinion – WaPo
When it comes to veteran disabilities, tinnitus comes in at number one. Over 150,000 veterans were diagnosed with tinnitus in 2015, and nearly 1.5 million veterans are currently receiving disability benefits for it.Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.linkedin.com … [Read more...] about Tinnitus Tops the List of Veteran Disabilities
The Minneapolis VA is leading research to solve the mystery of Gulf War Illness, a cluster of unexplained symptoms reported by 25 to 65 percent of the 700,000 soldiers deployed to the Gulf in 1990 and 1991.Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.startribune.com … [Read more...] about Still sick 25 years after the Gulf War, a vet seeks answers — and the Minneapolis VA may have them.
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A VA loan down payment isn't required, but borrowers can still make one. Here are the pros and cons of making a down payment with a VA home loan.Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.bankrate.com … [Read more...] about Making a VA Loan Down Payment – Pros and Cons | Bankrate.com
Question presented since we went from version IV to DSM-5 of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders M21-1 MR Part III IV 3 Sec A-1 General Claims Process: Which version are being used in claims? Click this link for the most recent version Section A. Examination Requests - Veterans Benefits - United States Department of Veterans Affairs Card Effective … [Read more...] about DSM-5 or DSM IV For VA Mental Disorders Compensation and Pension Exam
VA Claims Folders, the infamous C-File We can not stress enough how important it is to: View your VA Claims Folder at the Veterans Affairs regional office (find your Regional VA Office here) Call the VA at 1-800-827-1000 and request an appointment to view your C-File (VA Claims Folder). Ensure that all the records in your VA Claims Folder or C-File are … [Read more...] about Requesting A Copy of Your VA Claims Folder (C-File)
The following is written from a VA Compensation and Pension Examiners perspective relating to psychiatric exams. It is a good guideline for all exams but I only did psych exams. I’ve been examined by the VA for multiple problems and this is my format when I go to be examined. A little common sense and clarity of thinking will go a long ways towards getting you what you are … [Read more...] about VA C and P Exam – Do’s and Don’ts – VA Compensation Pension Exam