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JR Reihs


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Anyone who gets the VA clothing allowance should check to see if a deposit has hit their account.....mine came today. :)

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Anyone who gets the VA clothing allowance should check to see if a deposit has hit their account.....mine came today. :)

mine came also.woohoo,,just in time for my new fall wardrobe LOL B)

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Just got word from the local VAMC idiot that they denied mine.....how do you appeal or can you?

He said that he thought I did not continualy wear my hinged metal knee braces, that were prescribed in the military before I retired. Have 10% SC on both knees for athritis and menicus removal. Don't use the VA fro any medical treatment because of haing Tricare and use military facilities. I saked him if he even had my electronic VA Case File in front of him from the Regional Office in Roanoke he said no he did not need it.....what.

So looks like I am in for a fight anyon else have this problem before?



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Was the 'local VAMC idiot' this VAMC's Medical Director or his/her designee?

The Chief Medical Director or a designee of the

Chief Medical Director must certify that because of the

prosthetic or orthopedic appliance, clothing of the veteran

tends to wear out or tear. 38 C.F.R. § 3.810(a)(2) (1999).

You certainly can appeal this decision.

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Not sure did state his title, on the phone or letter they sent me on 8/27/07 the letter did not even have my name correct...lol they could not even get that right from the application in front of them. Oh well he said he would send denial out who knows when though. I see my Physcal Therapist with the millitary next week for my neck will see if he can write me up somthing on the knee braces. The stuff we have to go throgh to get benifits. The whole time guy was sayining we are here to help Vets ya right the VA Motto....LOL such BS


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