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Coverage For Sc Disability


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OK Im service connected but i do not go to the VA for treatment because i don't trust some of them if i see a civilian doctor for treatment of my sc condition will the VA cover any thing copay's prescription etc Im at 40 % at present or is there a percent that is needed to receive that type of benefit?

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OK Im service connected but i do not go to the VA for treatment because i don't trust some of them

if i see a civilian doctor for treatment of my sc condition will the VA cover any thing copay's prescription etc

No - that is unless they grant care through fee basis.

Im at 40 % at present or is there a percent that is needed to receive that type of benefit?

There is no SC'd percentage evaluation that makes a provision for payment of any private

medical care.

At 50% SC the VA is to take care of any medical (except dental) and medication needs, but without

fee basis it would need to be done at VA facilities.

jmho - carlie

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As Mike stated the new VA bill might change current VA policy regarding approval to use private medical providers but I believe you would have to live more than 40 miles away from the nearest VA medical facility or have been waiting more than 30 days for an appointment at a VA facility. I might be wrong.

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I don't blame you for using private medical providers. I have service connected cancer and heart disease and I go to private doctors for both conditions.

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