Jump to content
Using an Ad Blocker? Consider adding HadIt.com as an exception. Hadit.com is funded through advertising, ad free memberships, contributions and out of pocket. ×

VA Corona News


Berta
This thread is over 365 days old and has been closed.

Please post your question as a New Topic by clicking this link and choosing which forum to post in.

For almost everything you are going to want to post in VA Claims Research.

If this is your first time posting. Take a moment and read our Guidelines. It will inform you of what is and isn't acceptable and tips on getting your questions answered. 

 

Remember, everyone who comes here is a volunteer. At one point, they went to the forums looking for information. They liked it here and decided to stay and help other veterans. They share their personal experience, providing links to the law and reference materials and support because working on your claim can be exhausting and beyond frustrating. 

 

This thread may still provide value to you and is worth at least skimming through the responses to see if any of them answer your question. Knowledge Is Power, and there is a lot of knowledge in older threads.

 

spacer.png

Recommended Posts

https://connectingvets.radio.com/articles/va-employees-worry-about-response-testing-at-hospitals

Also our Governour ( NY) is taking many firm steps here to fight the sudden increase in NY of the virus and death toll.-

also,I started to disinfect my home yesterday, and now they are advising all Americas to do that. 

It makes sense.

The USNS Comfort is headed to NY harbor. They have empty beds and a full on- the- sea medical center.We expect the Army Corps of Engineers to help with Mobile ( Mash) units etc etc.

The Briefing from the White House is a little late but due soon ( 12:07 here in EST.)

  • Like 1
Link to comment
Share on other sites

On now Secretary Wilkie is with the President and will speak

  • Like 1
Link to comment
Share on other sites

  • Content Curator/HadIt.com Elder
8 minutes ago, Berta said:

On now Secretary Wilkie is with the President and will speak

Listening live, too

Link to comment
Share on other sites

  • Moderator

Sec. Wilkie confirmed that along with restricting the traffic flow of visitors at the VAMC's and other short term directives, they have stopped having elective surgeries. You can bet that it's also going to drift into the Benefits side somehow too. Transfer of personnel, reassignments of priorities, etc. Just delays on on claims. I don't have any problem with elective surgery reschedules; perfectly understandable. I have to have my hand done and haven't gotten a surgery date since I saw the surgeon 3 weeks ago. But they are going to be using the virus for a reason to delay benefits i"d bet my bottom dollar.

  • Like 1
Link to comment
Share on other sites

  • Content Curator/HadIt.com Elder

I'll be calling the VAMC today. Have a thallium stress test coming up on Monday and need to check and see if it gets postponed.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

  • Moderator

I have a Video call with them next week to view my scars and how they are healing.  They called to schedule it so I did not need to come in

 

  • Like 1
Link to comment
Share on other sites



  • veterans-crisis-line.jpg
    The Veterans Crisis Line can help even if you’re not enrolled in VA benefits or health care.

    CHAT NOW

  • question-001.jpeg

    Have Questions? Get Answers.

    Tips on posting on the forums.

    1. Post a clear title like ‘Need help preparing PTSD claim’ or “VA med center won’t schedule my surgery instead of ‘I have a question.
       
    2. Knowledgeable people who don’t have time to read all posts may skip yours if your need isn’t clear in the title.
      I don’t read all posts every login and will gravitate towards those I have more info on.
       
    3. Use paragraphs instead of one massive, rambling introduction or story.
       
      Again – You want to make it easy for others to help. If your question is buried in a monster paragraph, there are fewer who will investigate to dig it out.
     
    Leading too:

    exclamation-point.pngPost straightforward questions and then post background information.
     
    Examples:
     
    • Question A. I was previously denied for apnea – Should I refile a claim?
      • Adding Background information in your post will help members understand what information you are looking for so they can assist you in finding it.
    Rephrase the question: I was diagnosed with apnea in service and received a CPAP machine, but the claim was denied in 2008. Should I refile?
     
    • Question B. I may have PTSD- how can I be sure?
      • See how the details below give us a better understanding of what you’re claiming.
    Rephrase the question: I was involved in a traumatic incident on base in 1974 and have had nightmares ever since, but I did not go to mental health while enlisted. How can I get help?
     
    This gives members a starting point to ask clarifying questions like “Can you post the Reasons for Denial of your claim?”
     
    Note:
     
    • Your first posts on the board may be delayed before they appear as they are reviewed. This process does not take long.
    • Your first posts on the board may be delayed before they appear as they are reviewed. The review requirement will usually be removed by the 6th post. However, we reserve the right to keep anyone on moderator preview.
    • This process allows us to remove spam and other junk posts before hitting the board. We want to keep the focus on VA Claims, and this helps us do that.
  • Most Common VA Disabilities Claimed for Compensation:   

    tinnitus-005.pngptsd-005.pnglumbosacral-005.pngscars-005.pnglimitation-flexion-knee-005.pngdiabetes-005.pnglimitation-motion-ankle-005.pngparalysis-005.pngdegenerative-arthitis-spine-005.pngtbi-traumatic-brain-injury-005.png

  • VA Watchdog

  • Can a 100 percent Disabled Veteran Work and Earn an Income?

    employment 2.jpeg

    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

×
×
  • Create New...

Important Information

{terms] and Guidelines