Post a clear title like ‘Need help preparing PTSD claim’ or “VA med center won’t schedule my surgery”instead of ‘I have a question.
Knowledgeable people who don’t have time to read all posts may skip yours if your need isn’t clear in the title.
I don’t read all posts every login and will gravitate towards those I have more info on.
Use paragraphs instead of one massive, rambling introduction or story.
Again – You want to make it easy for others to help. If your question is buried in a monster paragraph, there are fewer who will investigate to dig it out.
Post straightforward questions and then post background information.
Question A. I was previously denied for apnea – Should I refile a claim?
Adding Background information in your post will help members understand what information you are looking for so they can assist you in finding it.
Rephrase the question: I was diagnosed with apnea in service and received a CPAP machine, but the claim was denied in 2008. Should I refile?
Question B. I may have PTSD- how can I be sure?
See how the details below give us a better understanding of what you’re claiming.
Rephrase the question: I was involved in a traumatic incident on base in 1974 and have had nightmares ever since, but I did not go to mental health while enlisted. How can I get help?
This gives members a starting point to ask clarifying questions like “Can you post the Reasons for Denial of your claim?”
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You’ve just been rated 100% disabled by the Veterans Affairs. After the excitement of finally having the rating you deserve wears off, you start asking questions. One of the first questions that you might ask is this: It’s a legitimate question – rare is the Veteran that finds themselves sitting on the couch eating bon-bons …Continue reading
Hello All Hope All Is Well
If not to much trouble I need an Attorney whom can handle this ,reason I have contacted all (VA) Various Agencies sent correspondence to substantate my claims and yet they have been dismissed Ignored Redirected my Favorite,or just plain no reply.
This is NON PRODUCTIVE to say the least?I also contacted HOUSE SUBCOMITTEE in WASHINGTON DC and they too have not responded.
The VAMC Refuses to Address falsified Consults,Progress Notes, Examinations,Sleep Studies,Mental Health,Orthopedic,ETC I think you get the idea.
I also sent this amendment of record to General Counsel the only thing I have recived is that in process no correspondence.
According to a Mr K Pierce at the VHA for the Under Secretary due to unresolved concernsto file a FEDERAL TORT CLAIM and let the attorneys handle it UNQUOTE.
Which have a reflection of rating and entitlement reason VARO utilizes these records for DECISION before any other documentation is even considered.
Thank you all for your Input
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