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IF YOU CAN PLEASE LIKE THIS POST SO THAT I KNOW IM NOT ALONE......

ITS MY BELIEF THAT IF EACH AND EVERY VETERAN GETS A VA CASE WORKER JUST LIKE THE SOCIAL SECURITY ADMIN GIVES THENNN,,,,

WE AS VETS WOULD ALWAYS KNOW WHATS GOING ON AND HAVE A PHONE NUMBER TO 1 PERSON AND BE ABLE TO SUBMIT NEW EVIDENCE TO 1 PERSON JUST LIKE THE CLAIMANTS OF SS.

WE COULD STILL USE VSO'S TO FIND OUT WHAT BENEFITS  WE ARE ALL ENTITLED TO AND ARGUE FOR BUT,,,,,,, WE WOULD NOW HAVE A SINGLE POINT OF CONTACT WITHIN THE VA SYSTEM WORKING ON OUR CLAIMS AND CASE WHO WORKS FOR VA AS THE CASE MANAGER FOR US THE INDIVIDUAL.

PLEASE VOTE THIS AND LIKE IF YOU AGREE...

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agree

and I would add care coordinator for veterans with multiple issues, like cancer, ptsd, lymphedema etc. one person to coordinate the care that could work with you to get all your appointments, lab tests and such that would be great.

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I think if I were to give suggestions, it would be to place a RO in the VHA Pact teams so the VET can sit down with the PCP and the RO and process the DBQ and the claim initiation right on the spot, face to face with the VET and the Doctor. If they need a specialist to opine about SC of specific nature, they could set an appt for that to happen as well. All of this could be documented and forwarded to the VBA with RO input. This way the RO would have first hand knowledge of the Vets condition, and it would eliminate a lot of the confusion when they assume things in error.

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