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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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Congressional Hearings


What is required to get a Congressional Hearing and a Special Prosecutor to investigate the incompetence, hubris, waste of time, money, resources and accountability of the VA to veterans? 

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I don't know, but I would sure love to see some of them.

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I would say gripe to your Congressperson and Senators, and to the Next Secretary Wilkie, and to POTUS and to the H VAC. 

BUT the Accountability Act is working- there has been a recent big shuffle  at the VBA in DC. I think so far 12 high level VA employees are gone-I only have one source on that and need to find out more-

Plus the BVA has altered the way they handle appeals - as well- 

I gave someone the link to the radio show I did on the Accountability Act , as soon as it came out ,and also gave him a copy of it-

and he didnt listen to the show or read the Act- nor even read the AFGE employee's manual that was re issued (in July 2016  thin) to account for this important legislation..........

and he is no longer employed by VA.

I dont mention this stuff here much because ,when I posted it, there were  negative comments here ,about one of the most important pieces of  veteran- related legislation ever written, to not only alter the VA  but to get rid of those who have harmed veterans through their VBA  incompetence.

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BTW VA related testimony in H or S is available on line and you can get notice of it via a Google Alerts.

You can also submit testimony- in some cases, your self.

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Thanks for the info!  It's an open secret, we all know it, the VA knows it, Congress knows and you better believe the veterans know it!  The VA is a bureaucratic nightmare, it consumes itself  and veterans, those they are charged to help!  The WW II guys got it right before  the VA was even established, it's "FUBAR!"   Inconsistent, wrong decisions, rules, regulations and CFR's  are not followed uniformly, fairly or reasonably, no veteran level case claim accountability, no case specialists, things that could be resolved with a phone call aren't allowed, veterans are told, it has to go through 'OFFICIAL' VA  channels, that don't work and there's no end in sight!   It works for some with the same issues  and doesn't for others with the same issues, facts, proof and evidence!  Who can navigate a system designed to work like that?   It's a disgrace, insulting, disingenuous,  outrageous!   Outsourced contract medical providers don't send their medical reports to the VA because (HE WENT ON VACATION) I tracked him down myself at his private practice because he was only working for the VA part-time!  (which is why some  take the VA job to begin with, 'vaca' money!), 'Oops, sorry, I went on vacation and forgot to send the VA my medical report on you!"  Seriously?  Hope you had a great 'vaca' Doc!   The VA then claims you never made your appointment and denies your claim, that's after they have sent you a travel check,' TWICE', for the same appointment ,  the same appointment they say you did not show up for?   Then they told me to just keep both checks?  WHAT???   2-3 months go by until it's resolved!  WTF???   Or they VA says their working on 'IT'  problems, and never received the official emails from their medical provider about your claim and the medical provider, (QTC Medical) says the same thing about the VA?  (for four months this has been going on?) while your claim is on hold!  See what I mean!?   How does anyone deal with that?  Who would tolerate that kind of incompetence in the business world or in military service!  But veterans are expected too!   The VA needs to be shut-down, reorganized, revamped and streamlined with simple, clear, fair procedures and veteran level case accountability.  From top to bottom made to work the way it was intended, 'fairly, consistently and in a timely, professional manner' for all veterans!   That's one old soldiers opinion, I don't think I'm alone or being unreasonable!   And please stop with phony public relations mantra 'their all instructed to say',  "Thank you for your service" , you don't mean it, it's insulting to veterans coming from you, and  you haven't earned that right in the first place, 'WE DID!'          

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I asgree with all that and it makes me get angry , but then aytime VA has made me angry-I managed to caln down and take Action.

I have done all of the things I suggested that you could do.And am still doing those things-except for a letter I have ready for Wilkie as soon as he becomes the new VA Secretyary officially-

In the recent radio show with Dr Bash- he was correct about our fairly new VA IG-who is doing a far better job that the past IGs we had.


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