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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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Never rely on VA to get your  medical records or records pertains to your claim, yes their obligated to request your medical records but some times they don't request all they need. If you have a

wablackwell When veteran files a complaint at the VAMC  from bad medical advise or the lack there of from their PCP, this gives the veteran a bad reputation through out the VAMC- System and your

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I don't understand why they won't help veterans when on the DBQ its self  it says they can fill it out.

Also if you use secure messages about a medical condition and ask a question about it they will come back and say this is inappropriate question   please do a walk in at your clinic with concerns to your medical condition

This is what my PCP reply back with   when I ask about a rash I had that won't clear up with the medication she prescribe me 3 months ago...and she is the one that  mention to me face to face  when I seen her for this  to let her know if the rash don't clear up and she would get me another medication.

Now she tells me in secure messages that this in Inappropriate, because I sent her a S.M.  & ask her about my rash that it is not clearing up and its itching me like crazy  bothering me bad.

I said  so Dr Since I have an appointment with urology clinic on so & so date  may I come by your clinic and let you see me at your convince  about this rash....she seem to get bent all out of shape and said I was asking inappropriate question and I will be banned from Secure Messages  if I continue to use S.M. to ask about my medical concerns.

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If your not allowed to ask questions on your health over Secured messaging then what good is secure messaging. Sounds like a bunch of BS run around. I would submit a complaint to the patient advocate.  I do not know if it will do any good, but at least your voice would be heard.

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I have used secure messaging to let my doc know when I have problems with meds.  He usually calls me and we make a change without me having to wait for an appointment. That is usually with my psych doc, but I have also gotten prescriptions refilled through my PCP through secure messaging.  

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yes  seejermy

This is what S.C. is for !

Also for non Emergency Medical  or to ask a Non Emergency Medical Question about your condition your PCP is treating you for.

I did not see this as a emergency...just communicating to the Dr the convenience of letting her see me while I was at my VAMC without an appointment to her clinic.  while I had another appointment.

All my other clinics either let me know on S.M. or like you mention they call me...My PCP won't do that or communicate via Secure Messages.

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