Disability Rehab

New Report: VA Needs To Improve PTSD Assessment

In the first comprehensive review of the government’s programs for treating post-traumatic stress disorder, a panel of experts recommended last week that the Defense Department...

Lincoln, NE in Top 6 Percent for Veterans Claims Processing

Despite problems in processing benefits for Gulf War veterans, Lincoln still ranks in top 6 percent of regional offices for Veterans Benefits Administration. Leaders in...

Video: How VA Wants You to Claim VA Disability

This weekend, I've been researching the Veterans Benefits Management System (VBMS) updates proposed by the VA to address the disability backlog. Currently, the backlog...

Will Romney Cost Republicans 25 Percent of Voters?

Veterans statistics show impact of veteran vote should be heavily considered when picking advisors. Thanks to the internet and blogging, it's time for politicians...

It’s Official: Voc Rehab to Pay Health Insurance

I have been writing about this for a while but Voc Rehab counselors were still waiting for an official policy change to come from...

Sen. Murray Proposes PTSD Fix

Senator Patty Murray introduced a new bill this week to change PTSD treatment. The bill will fundamentally alter the way the DoD and VA...

Recent Articles

VA Knowing Violated Privacy Rights Of Millions Since 2016

New estimates show VA officials knowingly released personally identifiable information (PII) including Social Security numbers of millions of people since 2016.

Major Changes Afoot Within VA Vocational Rehabilitation

There are major changes afoot within the VA Vocational Rehabilitation & Employment program - - some might even call it a facelift...

Buchanan Report Interview With Krause On VA Privacy – 11/12/19, 8pm CST

Wow, it's been a couple of weeks since I've written anything publicly, and I wanted to come out of my trench with...

IG: Massive Violation Of VA Privacy Rules Affected Undisclosed Number Of Veterans

An IG report confirmed allegations into privacy rule violations that led to over 25,000 “remote access users” having improper access to an...

FY 2020 Voc Rehab Stipend Rates Increased From Previous Year

Many veterans using the GI Bill may be unaware they are qualified for thousands more in benefits through Vocational Rehabilitation & Employment.

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