Category: Benefits

VA Assists Veterans with Disability Claims at Disability Workshop

   To enhance communication with Veterans, the VA is providing individualized VA benefits assistance beyond normal business hours at a Saturday outreach event. The St. Petersburg VA Regional Office will hold a disability claims workshop, specifically designed to make the claims process more accessible to Veterans. Veterans from all eras will be able to file a claim … Continue reading VA Assists Veterans with Disability Claims at Disability Workshop

Veterans Appointment Request (VAR) App Now Available

The Veterans Health Administration’s Office of Connected Care has begun a phased release of the Veteran Appointment Request (VAR) app at select locations. The web-based app makes it possible for Veterans enrolled in VA health care to: View or Cancel existing clinic appointments Make requests for help scheduling primary care and mental health appointments at … Continue reading Veterans Appointment Request (VAR) App Now Available

VA explores new Veteran-centric treatments

Today, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced the launch of the Center for Compassionate Innovation (CCI), which will explore emerging therapies that may enhance Veterans’ physical and mental well-being. In addition, VA is accepting proposals to fulfill CCI’s mission of finding innovative approaches to health care, which may support those Veterans who are unsuccessful … Continue reading VA explores new Veteran-centric treatments

VA Makes Wait Times Transparent for Veterans

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is taking unprecedented steps to increase transparency. Today, VA launched a new Access and Quality Tool that provides Veterans with an easy-to-use, easy-to-understand way of accessing patient wait time and quality of care data. This tool not only provides Veterans with more information about VA services, it increases accountability … Continue reading VA Makes Wait Times Transparent for Veterans

Attention all Veteran Students! Check out this information from SPC Financial Assistance Services:

Smart loan choices today = financial freedom tomorrow Financial Assistance Services is proud to host on campus events to promote financial literacy for SPC students. Students can earn up to four chances to win a $500 scholarship! It’s MY FUTURE! events: Bring your Learning Plan.  Find out your potential starting salary and how your student … Continue reading Attention all Veteran Students! Check out this information from SPC Financial Assistance Services:

VA’s rule establishes presumption of service connection for diseases associated with exposure to contaminants in water supply at Camp Lejeune

  WASHINGTON – The Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) regulations to establish presumptions for the service connection of eight diseases associated with exposure to contaminants in the water supply at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, are effective as of today. WASHINGTON – The Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) regulations to establish presumptions for the service connection … Continue reading VA’s rule establishes presumption of service connection for diseases associated with exposure to contaminants in water supply at Camp Lejeune

VA’s Rule Establishes a Presumption of Service Connection for Diseases Associated with Exposure to Contaminants in the Water Supply at Camp Lejeune

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) regulations to establish presumptions for the service connection of eight diseases associated with exposure to contaminants in the water supply at Camp Lejeune, N.C. are effective as of today. “Establishing these presumptions is a demonstration of our commitment to care for those who have served our Nation and have … Continue reading VA’s Rule Establishes a Presumption of Service Connection for Diseases Associated with Exposure to Contaminants in the Water Supply at Camp Lejeune