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Long Term Care Veterans Choice Act

Congressman Clay Higgins introduced H.R. 5693, the Long-Term Care Veterans Choice Act. This bill would provide veterans who are no longer capable of living independently an alternative to nursing home care, in which the veteran would continue to receive the … Continue reading

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Help Support COLA and DIC

Senator Johnny Isakson (GA), Chairman of the Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee, introduced S. 3089-the Veterans’ Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2018. This bill would authorize a cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) for veterans in receipt of compensation and pension, and for survivors … Continue reading

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“Forever GI Bill” update

WASHINGTON — Effective Aug. 1, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) implemented 15 more provisions of the Harry W. Colmery Educational Assistance Act of 2017, also referred to as the Forever GI Bill. These provisions, in addition to the … Continue reading

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Mark Takai Atomic Veterans Healthcare Parity Act

Senator Tina Smith (MN), introduced S. 2821, the Mark Takai Atomic Veterans Healthcare Parity Act. The bill is named after the late Hawaii Congressman Mark Takai, a veteran of the U.S. Army and Hawaii Army National Guard who passed away … Continue reading

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Burn Pits

On May 1, 2018, Representative Tulsi Gabbard (HI) introduced H.R. 5671, the Burn Pits Accountability Act. Since the Persian Gulf War, a common waste disposal practice at military sites outside the United States was the use of burn pits. Smoke … Continue reading

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Support HR 5191

Representative Mike Coffman (CO) introduced H.R. 5191, a bill directing the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) to establish at least three Alzheimer’s disease research, education, and clinical centers within the Department. Studies show veterans who experienced brain trauma in the … Continue reading

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Ahead of Memorial Day the US House passed the following

The House passed the following bills:   H.R. 1972, VA Billing Accountability Act, as amended: H.R. 1972 authorizes VA to waive copayment requirements when the veteran is not billed in a timely manner. H.R. 3642 , Military SAVE Act, as amended: H.R. … Continue reading

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Veterans Employment and Child Care Access Act of 2018

Multiple studies and surveys reveal that a significant barrier for veterans seeking VA services is lack of child care.  The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is not authorized to provide child care assistance or services, with the exception of a … Continue reading

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Decision Ready Claims

Please check out these documents to find out if Decision Ready Claims are right for you.                         For more information please contact your local OKDAV service officer, a complete … Continue reading

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VA’s Regulatory Loophole will affect Veterans of all era’s

VA Loophole

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