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    When a Veteran starts considering whether or not to file a VA Disability Claim, there are a lot of questions that he or she tends to ask. Over the last 10 years, the following are the 14 most common basic questions I am asked about ...
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  • Can a 100 percent Disabled Veteran Work and Earn an Income?

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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

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If approved this new drug may bring good news to those with difficult side effects. Hopefully the VA will pickup this in their formulary.

Bergie

http://www.webmd.com/pain-management/news/20100723/new-pain-drug-may-be-an-alternate-to-oxycodone?ecd=wnl_cbp_072910

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If it is expensive the VA won't use it. If it has some generic form then maybe. I would not hold my breath waiting for the VA to think outside the box. They are the box.

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If it is expensive the VA won't use it. If it has some generic form then maybe. I would not hold my breath waiting for the VA to think outside the box. They are the box.

Yes John I agree, but it is nice to see that researchers are working to improve treatment options for those suffering from chronic pain.

JMO,

Bergie

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Why don't they prescribe what are already in their formulary like Hydromorphone(Dilaudid) and Oxymorphone(Opana) - both stronger and better than Oxycontin and Morphine. I cannot even use the VA because they won't prescribe my monthly 120 Hydromrphone 8mg(for my 50% SC migraines) that my private doctor does. So let them add it to their formulary so you can look at it but still will be prescribed cheap crap called Morphine.

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Sounds good bergie. I get all my controlled meds from my private physician too. I will ask him about this with my next visit. Thanks for all your recent medacal information posts too

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