This should reduce the wait times for veterans who are filing for service-connected benefits. Mc Donald commented: “This is good news for Veterans who are waiting for VA to determine whether a condition can be considered service-connected.For these Veterans, we want the process to be smoother – from beginning to end.Members of the House Freedom Caucus have indicated that they will support the short term continuing resolution if the leadership includes language dealing with Syrian refugees, an idea that will certainly be rejected by Democrats. AUSA prefers passage of routine spending bills in a timely manner.
This issue is the last in a four-part series on the U. Department of Veterans Affairs’ rural health strategic goals.
Last week the VA awarded 12 contracts totaling $6.8 billion among 5 firms 12 contracts to provide medical disability examinations for Compensation and Pension qualification.
The Department of Education also issued a formal recommendation to eliminate the accrediting agency, which currently oversees about 725 institutions, oversaw $3.3 billion in federal financial aid last year, and affects roughly 800,000 students.
Approximately 35,000 of those students are veterans.
The COLA is determined by a formula each year that is based on the measure for inflation used by the Department of Labor.
In 2014 retirees got a 1.5 percent COLA, in 2015 it was 1.7 percent, and this year it was 0 percent.
ACICS, the largest accrediting agency of for-profit colleges and universities in the country, has been dogged by criticism of its ability to be an effective watchdog for students as well as billions of taxpayer dollars.
We warned readers that this was possible several months ago.
When we announced the My VA initiative in 2014 to improve Veterans’ experience with VA, which meant looking at We hope and think that this should speed up the process to initially qualify or increase service connected disability payments.
Whenever Fall approaches (in fact it arrived last week) we are told to get the latest flu shot.
It’s no way to do business and unfortunately, we don’t see any return to regular order on the horizon. It’s not looking good for a Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA) for 2017.