Tag Archives: VA claims

CAVC– WELCH V. SHULKIN–PISSING OFF THE POPE

Most Veterans don’t understand how this VA poker game works. I know it took me around the block three times with Veterans Services Organizations running interference for VA against me. Every once and a while I like to look back … Continue reading

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BVA–ANOTHER “CLEAN” JETGUN APPEAL

One thing that will never happen is that a Regional Office will grant a jetgun-based appeal for Hepatitis C (HCV). VA is batting .1000 on that metric. However, in regards to appeals at the BVA, a new breed of Veterans … Continue reading

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CAVC–PERCY V SHINSEKI (2009) — WHO OWNS IT?

I have an unusual case of a gentleman who filed to stop a reduction in his rating. At the same time, he had a newly denied claim at the Seattle RO. The gentleman filed his NOD and the presumption of … Continue reading

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VA HEALTHCARE-TOO COOL FOR SCHOOL APP?

Just spotted this one. An excellent App. Will append it to the “VAROs and who’s who above in widgets. http://www.fedweek.com/armed-forces-news/web-app-aims-yelp-style-reviews-va-facilities/ Here’s the link to the website: http://www.vareview.net/ The downside to this is obvious. It’s a VA site and you have to … Continue reading

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LZ CORK–FIRE FOR EFFECT

As promised, and I’ve been asked numerous times, I give you the Joe Friday report. Hell. I expect I should have written it Monday morning for a more cliché’d VA approach. Butch and Barb have never had the august pleasure … Continue reading

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VA ILP– WE HAVE ANOTHER WINNER

Member Randy (always in good standing) has finally cut the ILP Gordian knot with the Denver VR&E krewe. After years of spewing misinformation and Catch 22 jargon at him, they finally realized he’s read Chapter 21 of 38 CFR and … Continue reading

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WHAT’S UP, DOC?

The miracles of technology amaze. Think of this. A  a combo defibrillator/pacemaker all-in-one with a ten to thirteen year battery. In by ten- out by one- after the Versed wears off. Sounds like a Chinese Dry Cleaners. It weighs a … Continue reading

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