Qualifications of Doctors Performing VA C&P Exams on Veterans

The VA may send you for a Compensation and Pension Exam, (C&P. The VA relies on these exams in deciding your case. What do you need to know before you go?   Who is performing the exam? The examiner’s qualifications are important and can make a big difference in the result. And, those qualifications may vary …

Oops! You Submitted the Wrong VA Form!

“Wrong Form” Letters You thought you had finally figured out which form to send to the VA and how to fill it out. Then, the VA sends you a  letter  acknowledging  your submission, but saying it won’t be accepted because you didn’t use the correct form. The VA isn’t saying they don’t know what your …

What Veterans Need to Know About VA Disability Claims for Tinnitus

Despite rarely receiving a rating of more than 10%, tinnitus is the most common VA disability claim. In many cases, tinnitus is considered a secondary disability to conditions such as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), traumatic brain injury (TBI), or temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD).  Tinnitus Symptoms and Treatment Options Tinnitus is characterized by hearing sound when no external …

How To Become A VA Accredited Claims Agent: The Process, Salary, Timeline & Training

For more information on training to become an agent, salary insights and study materials see: http://www.vaclaimsagent.com To become a VA-accredited claims agent, you must go through a formal application process and exam through the VA’s Office of General Counsel (OGC). After an extensive background check, VA claims agent hopefuls take an exam that demonstrates proficient …