Under the “Combat Veteran” authority, the VA provides health care services and community living care for any condition possibly related to the veteran’s service in a combat theater. The VA will automatically enroll the veteran in Priority Group 6, unless eligible for enrollment in a higher priority group. Applying For VA Benefits: Where Do You Begin? If you are a…

Served on active duty, active duty for training, or inactive duty training; and. Have a disability rating for your service-connected condition; and. Became sick or injured while serving in the military and can link this condition to your current condition. Broadly speaking, most diseases and disabilities are eligible for VA benefits if the conditions can be connected to…

Sexual arousal disorders are common among Veterans, but most Veterans don’t realize they can be compensated for sexual arousal disorders if they can prove it was caused by military service. One of most recent disorders that Veterans can claim is Female Sexual Arousal Disorder (FSAD). In 2018, the U.S. Department…

Once a rating decision has been issued and a benefit has been granted, the VA usually schedules a future examination.  Reexaminations are scheduled so that the VA can assign an evaluation that currently and accurately reflects the present level of the Veteran’s disability.  The purpose of the practice of medicine…

VA Disability for Welders

Veterans who served in the Armed Forces are entitled to disability compensation for any injuries or disabilities they sustained while serving. However, many Veterans have trouble getting their claim approved after filing for disability benefits. This is especially true for Veterans who served as welders in the Armed Forces. All…

Veterans frequently contact our office regarding effective dates for their VA disability claims. They have many questions about how the effective date was assigned, and whether or not the VA made an error when assigning their effective date. The effective date is important in a VA disability claim as it…