I recently had a reexamination not 2 years after i was granted 100% which was a reexam after my initial C&P which rated me 70% IU. My rating is being proposed to be reduced back to 70% IU which isnt a problem my concern is my reexam was only 20 minutes and nothing actually changed except I started seeing a VA psychiatrist again about 7 months prior to my exam. more...
Posted on: Thursday, October 2, 2014
We thought this seemed odd. Though a Scheduler rating would be preferred, and for 2.5 years we thought that the PTSD and Depression would provide the means to that end. Could you tell me if this is normal, or sounds like the truth to you? Is there a chance that they will just rate him to 100%?more...
Posted on: Wednesday, September 24, 2014
He was at 60% prior to the cancer. The Dr. opted to remove the lobe of the lung that had the tumor. My friend's heart gave out while still in ICU a few days after the lung operation.more...
Posted on: Wednesday, September 24, 2014
When a Vet uses an outside Doctor or an emergency room for treatment and a much needed prescription needs to be filled ASAP, the VA hands you a letter informing the Vet of a wait time of 2 to 4 weeks to review the Doctors notes and determine if the VA will dispense the script. For those of us that use the VA for all of our prescribed medications, we are forced to pay what ever the cost is out of pocket. So, in light of the excessive wait times and the need for our meds today and not 2 to 4 weeks from now, we need to address this issue and correct this flaw.more...
Posted on: Tuesday, September 9, 2014
On July 15, 2014 the VA increased my service connected compensation to 100%. I submitted my request at on January 28, 2014 and my effective date is Feb 1, 2014. The VA has also determined my condition to be permanent and total in nature. My question is does this qualify me to have the government forgive my school loans? I took school loans while on active duty, they are now all consolidated under Sallie Mae.more...
Posted on: Tuesday, September 9, 2014
I have closely followed your site for at least 3 years. I read all posts and have to tell all who read it that you are right. I have been through the mill with the VA for sometime now and I need to tell you we have to be patient and follow through.more...
Posted on: Tuesday, September 9, 2014
I am just curious how they figure the back pay dates. It does not match the date I filed for the increase, nor the date of separation.more...
Posted on: Tuesday, September 9, 2014
Nam. Vet. with stage 4 RCC that has metastasized to distant parts of my body. I was deployed at a LZ firebase in a heavy A.O. spray area. I need to submit nexus letters to my Doctors, need advice/or info on how to implement...more...
Posted on: Monday, September 1, 2014
VA is required to bill your private insurance for treatment provided for non-service connected conditions. In other words...more...
Posted on: Tuesday, August 5, 2014
It seems to me that I should have a higher rating now that my knees are completely failing me. Would VA give me a higher rating and if so, how do I begin?more...
Posted on: Tuesday, August 5, 2014

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