Customer Service For VA Appeals

Customer Service For VA Appeals

The Board Of Veterans’ Appeals Customer Service For VA Appeals This article presents information of BVA Customer Service for VA appeals. The Board of Veterans’ Appeals (BVA) appoints an “Ombudsman” to investigate individuals’ complaints against any poor administration and give answers to questions related to your appeal. This office is the “Customer Service” for the …

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Patient-Centered Community Care

Patient-Centered Community Care

What is Patient-Centered Community Care (PC3)? Patient-Centered Community Care (PC3) is a program that contracts with vendors to develop a network of health care providers to deliver covered care to Veterans. The covered care includes: primary care inpatient specialty care outpatient specialty care mental health care limited emergency care limited newborn care for enrolled female …

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Veterans Choice Program

Veterans Choice Program

What is the Veterans Choice Program? The Veterans Choice Program is part of the Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014 (VACAA). If you are a veteran and you are already enrolled in VA health care you are eligible.   The Choice Program allows you to get health care from non-VA doctors. Using this program …

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Virtual Lifetime Electronic Record

Virtual Lifetime Electronic Record

What is the Virtual Lifetime Electronic Record (VLER) program? The new Virtual Lifetime Electronic Record (VLER) Health program lets your VA health care providers see some of your non-VA health information. At the same time, your non-VA health care providers can see certain parts of your VA health information. The program, also known as “Connect …

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Automobiles and Special Adaptive Equipment Grants

Special Adaptive Equipment Grants

Automobiles and Special Adaptive Equipment Grants Now entitled to automobile and special adaptive equipment grants are Servicemembers and Veterans with service-connected ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis) and certain other disabilities. Posted on the VA website http://www.benefits.va.gov/compensation/ : Financial assistance, in the form of a grant, is available to purchase a new or used automobile (or other …

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C&P Exam

C&P Exam

What is a C&P Exam? Veterans often refer to the Compensation and Pension Examination as the C&P Exam. If you have applied for VA service-connected disability compensation, you will, after some time, receive a phone call or a letter from the VA asking you to come to a Compensation and Pension exam (C&P exam). Additionally …

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Personal Hearing for Veterans' Appeals

Veteran Disability Claims

Backlog of Veteran Disability Claims The status of veteran disability claims posted in 2015. This post is based on an article published in The Washington Times earlier this year (2015).  The VA sends back more than half of all disability appeal cases back for another review. Sometimes more than once. Veterans have had to wait …

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