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Disability Compensation

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...

PTSD Vets Suffer while Congress plays Political Football

Last night, House Democrats blocked a bill to fund disability benefits for veterans. What now results is a game of political football, not with ideology,...

Mailroom: Defunct Cervical Spine Disability Claim

Here is a letter from a disabled veteran who was probably totally screwed on his cervical spine disability claim. Most of us oversimplify the severity...

Recent Articles

Another MISSION Act Fail: Poor Staffing Behind Scheduling Delays

IG found veterans seeking MISSION Act non-VA care at VISN 8 experienced unnecessary wait times due to understaffing by the agency in...

VHA May Cut Sleep Apnea Spending Up To $200 Million After ‘Mismanagement’

A new IG report on VHA sleep apnea health care spending called on the agency to implement spending reforms that cut up to $200...

Is VA Playing Fair Denying Forever GI Bill Restoration Requests?

Veterans fighting for Forever GI Bill restoration after the closure of their college are frequently eligible to get their benefits restored, but...

Dallas VA Police Fire 19 Rounds At Man Seeking Psychiatric Care Killing Him

Dallas VA police shot and killed one man reportedly seeking psychiatric care from the hospital who was, unfortunately, carrying a knife resulting...

‘Apparent Disdain’ For Patients Linked To Minneapolis VA Suicide

Here is what you need to know about the newest IG Report after one veteran committed suicide at Minneapolis VA after making obvious suicidal...

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