Posted on Monday, May 14, 2018 9:00 am
Posted in Benefits, Top Stories by Dominique Joseph 7 views
In September 2017, VA began updating the VA Schedule for Rating Disabilities, the federal regulations used by claims processors to determine the severity of disabilities related to military service and decide claims. VA is completely updating this group of federal regulations commonly referred to as the “VASRD” or “rating schedule” for the first time since 1945.
On May 13, the new rating schedule for gynecological conditions and disorders of the breast and eye conditions is effective. The rating schedules for dental and
Former Army Command Sgt.-Maj. Gretchen Evans visits Megyn Kelly TODAY (NBC) along with her service dog, Aura, to talk about America’s VetDogs. Evans, who is deaf due to a service-related injury, explains how Aura helps her live a full life: “She’s not only changed my life, she’s saved my life.” More on this story HERE
Connecting the Dots: Does Military Sexual Trauma Exacerbate Women Veterans’ Experience of Homelessness?
Housing Instability Seems to Remain an Issue for Survivors, Despite Access to VA Healthcare and Compensation
Medium, by Lily Casura, Journalist, grad student in public policy. IWMF grantee. NASW-TX and Tableau Public award winner. Harvard honors grad. Founder of www.HealingCombatTrauma.com.
In my reading recently on women veterans and homelessness from the research literature — don’t worry, it’s fascinating — I came across a very interesting recent study by Ann Elizabeth Montgomery, Ph.D. et al., on a sample of veterans, both male and female, who were enrolled in VA Health Care services. Now,