Disability Compensation

“New” DoD Admission: Even More Veterans were Exposed to Agent Orange

The Daily Register just reported that DoD expanded the list of those exposed to Agent Orange and dioxin during the Vietnam War to include...

Is VA Dysfunctional on Purpose? I Gave My Opinion on 91.3 KBCS Radio

I think the answer is plainly, “Yes, it is dysfunctional on purpose,” just based on common sense.Something cannot be broken for 100 years with...

2010 PTSD Change, Why does VA apply it?

One veteran wrote in yesterday about PTSD and the change VA issued in 2010. They seem to love applying this one even when it...

MAILROOM: How VA Shutdown Impacts Your Claim

With the shutdown, veterans are busy doing one of three things: 1) planning; 2) freaking out; or 3) yelling at other veterans who are...

MMQB: GI Bill, VA Voc Rehab, Disability Pay, How to Handle a Benefits Cut

If you’ve been awake for the past week, at any point you would have seen a lawmaker chaos in Washington, D.C. SNL captured it...

Recent Articles

NBC Nightly News Picks Up Non-VA Emergency Room Bill Denial Story

NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt is now covering the wrongful non-VA emergency room denial story first exposed in 2017 leading to a nationwide investigation.

IG: Wrongful ER Denials Costs Veterans Over $500 Million

The IG blasted the Department of Veterans Affairs over its non-VA ER denial scheme that could cost veterans over $500 million in wrongful denials....

The Future Of Veterans Affairs Electronic Health Records

Despite intense oversight pressure, VA failed to properly track its $2+ billion in spending on its electronic health records system.The Government Accounting Office (GAO)...

Veterans Affairs Still Lacks ‘Accurate’ Wait Time Information

A recent hearing revealed the Department of Veterans Affairs still suffers from inadequate wait time information five years after the wait time scandal first...

Advocates Sue VA Secretary Over Delaying Blue Water Claims

VA Secretary Robert Wilkie is being sued over his decision to delay adjudication of long-awaited Blue Water claims for Navy veterans until 2020.The lawsuit,...

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