Category Archives: Veterans Choice card

Propublica’s health apps

More valuable resources from Frank– Not all docs/groups are listed in the Vital Signs search tool. At least 20 procedures are needed to be rated.  For surgeons, some may do hundreds of a repair with low complications and others perform … Continue reading

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MITRE and RAND corporations on veterans’ health care

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The VA sponsors outside research conducted at the MITRE Corporation (LINK and overview, LINK). They, in turn, subcontract with other researchers like the RAND corporation.  RAND has a webpage (LINK) dedicated to opinion pieces, report downloads, and other information.  They were subcontracted … Continue reading

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Will using the VA’s Choice Program wreck your credit?

It very well might according to the VA itself.   The VA wants my husband to drive about 200 miles round-trip for an x-ray and pulmonary appointment.  I called to see if the VA Choice Program (LINK) or non-VA care … Continue reading

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HADIT.COM RADIO TODAY @ 2000 HRS EDT

  Sorry for the late info but we’ve been running a race against time to combat the denial of my CAVC EAJA Fees on #15-0112. I have ten days to file for a Panel review. This evening we are going … Continue reading

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VA emails not true for Vermonters: “When you’re in, you’re in”

The return to our home in Vermont, from MN, hasn’t been too easy or too hard–we are managing and making progress.  However, attempting to transfer care from the Minneapolis VA to White River Junction/Burlington Clinic continues to be a miserable … Continue reading

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Proposed amendment to the Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014

This hopeful update is brought to you by frequent commenter Hepper.   On May 22, 2015, the Senate passed an ACT to attempt to reform the restrictive way the VA and Secretary McDonald is interpreting the 40-mile rule.   Click … Continue reading

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Veterans’ Choice Card: 16 Days left to leave a public comment on final rule

It’s was interesting to learn that the VA symbolically viewed veterans living outside their 40-mile inner circle as common crows (not even as ravens).  Crows in folklore are bad omens, harbingers of evil, and doers of mischief.  In nature, crows are … Continue reading

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