What Is the Supreme Court Doing about Vet’s Retroactive Disability Benefits?
“The Supreme Court listened to arguments Tuesday in a case to determine whether veterans with disabilities can collect decades’ worth of retroactive benefits from the Veterans Administration.”
What are Proposed Changes to Vets’ Disability Ratings?
“Proposed changes to the Department of Veterans Affairs disability ratings system will mean lower payouts for veterans with sleep apnea and tinnitus in the future. However, there will be higher payouts for veterans facing mental health challenges, like post-traumatic stress disorder and depression.”
What Did Former VA Secretary Say Is Wrong with the Veteran’s Benefits System?
“Former Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie on Tuesday criticized the current veterans benefits system in America as being too focused on providing financial rewards to ailing individuals, instead of helping them move past those challenges to post-military success.”
Will Vietnam Vets with Serious Illnesses Get Presumptive Benefit Status in the Defense Budget Bill?
“After years of fighting with federal officials, Vietnam veterans suffering from bladder cancer, Parkinsonism, or hypothyroidism would be granted presumptive benefits status under language included in the final version of the annual defense authorization bill unveiled Wednesday.”
Will the VA Outsource Compensation and Pension Exams?
“Despite concerns from lawmakers, Veterans Affairs officials are moving ahead with plans to outsource nearly all compensation and pension exams in the coming months, a move they believe will improve service for veterans.”
How to Avoid an Epic Fail of a Business Succession Plan
“As closely held business owners know, their financial plans, retirement plans and estate plans are inextricably linked to the value of the business.”
Will New Legislation Help Caregivers?
“Members of the Senate are now considering H.R. 2035, the ‘Lifespan Respite Care Reauthorization Act of 2019’ bill.”
Guardianships, Conservatorships? What Are All the Options
Some of the options are less intrusive than a guardianship or a conservatorship.