VETERANS BENEFITS: Actions VA Could Take to Better Protect Veterans from Financial Exploitation GAO-20-109: Published: Oct 3, 2019. Publicly Released: Oct 3, 2019.

Why This Matters Veterans with disabilities who receive benefits from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) can be tempting targets for exploitation and scams. Veterans and their survivors who need help performing everyday activities, like bathing and dressing, can receive increased pension benefits known as aid and attendance. Key Takeaways VA paid $3.2 billion in…

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VETERANS HEALTH ADMINISTRATION Health Information Management Medical Documentation Backlog REPORT #18-01214-157 Aug 21, 2019

Executive Summary VA healthcare staff rely on medical records to manage veterans’ care. Since the Veterans Access, Choice and Accountability Act passed in August 2014, more than 70 million appointments with non-VA providers have been completed, generating at least as many medical documents. 1 Non-VA providers send medical documents to VA medical facilities for staff…

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2 similar Veterans both with VA Sleep Apnea Claims Different Results at the BVA?

VA Sleep Apnea Claim #1: This Veteran served in Iraq and Kuwait in 2003 to 2004.He was diagnosed with sleep apnea in 2007, after his military service.The VA Regional Office denied his claim.When he got to the BVA the following evidence was in his C-File:A VA C&P exam concluding that sleep apnea was “less likely than…

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About "Tbird" Theresa M Aldrich

Founder/CEO at HadIt.com Veteran To Veteran LLC
Founded HadIt.com Veteran to Veteran 1997
PO1 Theresa Aldrich (Tbird)
Navy
Dates of Service: Jan 1983 - Dec 1990