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
I've been denied my rights to purchase a gun. I also tried to apply for a concealed weapons carry permit and I was denied. I don't have any drug or mental health problems.more...
Posted on: Tuesday, August 5, 2014
I have been scouring the internet looking for the answer to a question about C & P exams. No luck though. Does VA do a drug screen when you have your C & P exam?more...
Posted on: Tuesday, August 5, 2014
I was in Vietnam in 1966. US Navy Fred T Berry DD858. We worked the gun line and now I have had one ischemic heart attack and 4-5 ischemic strokes. My case has been in since 1996, it is before the board for review now. Will a lawyer do me anygood?more...
Posted on: Monday, July 21, 2014

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