Monthly Archives: May 2014

Time for humanitarian medical tourism to get Solvaldi?

Should the VA collaborate with the DoD to medevac the most seriously ill veterans with HCV to another country on Air Force cargo/hospital planes?  Taxpayers would save an enormous amount of money if so. This would also be a great … Continue reading

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VASEC FALLS ON HIS SWORD–WE LOSE

Unfortunately, General Eric Shinseki has chosen the least controversial exit of all. Rather than stand and fight the endemic corruption the VA is awash in, he has opted for resignation. We are the losers and I say this with great … Continue reading

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CAVC– STRONG V. SHINSEKI–WE HAVE ALL BEEN HERE BEFORE

My sincere apologies to Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young for bogarting the Déjà Vu.  It seems no matter how many times we go through this process, the BVA seems inclined to come up with the same tired excuses for their denials. … Continue reading

Posted in CAvC HCV Ruling, CAVC/COVA Decision, HCV Health, HCV Risks (documented), Tips and Tricks, VA Medical Mysteries Explained | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

ILP–SILVER QUEEN UPDATE

This goes out to Leigh and Paul, long suffering souls of the VA system. Leigh, if you remember was given the bum’s rush on a copy of her c-file for over a year until she went to the CAVC and … Continue reading

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VAMCs–BURNING DOWN THE HOUSE

As predicted, every weekday news cycle brings a new revelation of misfeasance which seems to be metastasizing into malfeasance at VAMCs nationwide. Unlike the commercial, they are not on our side. And much like the commercials for Cheez-It®, the powers … Continue reading

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POGO–THE VA WHISTLEBLOWER WEBSITE

Roger that, folks. Finally a go-to number/website/email to report perfidy. How cool is that? I thought we’d reached the nadir of communications when they came out with 1-800 -Santa Claus. Press 1 for nice and 2 for naughty.  I played … Continue reading

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MEMORIAL FACE DAY

All the best for the week. I make sure I look at least once every seven days in case something important pops up. So far, it’s valuable for humor.  

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