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What is a Social Security Disability Review?

In order to be found disabled by the Social Security Administration, a person must be unable to perform work activity for a period of at least a year. After having been found disabled, Social Security will periodically review a person’s medical impairments to determine if he or she continues to have a disabling condition. This […]

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LET FREEDOM RING

As our country recovers from a year long pandemic, it is nice to see some return to normalcy. Many of us will get to celebrate July 4th as we do every year: with fireworks, barbecues, concerts and parades, and hopefully with loved ones. For the over 600,000 Americans that lost their lives due to COVID-19, […]

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VA Telehealth Options to Remain, Vows Secretary McDonough

VA Secretary Denis McDonough appeared before the Senate Appropriations Committee on June 23, 2021, where he presented a review of the advance appropriations requests for the Department of Veterans Affairs.   During his appearance, Secretary McDonough noted that online video appointments between VA physicians and patients are about 18 times higher now than at the start […]

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Department of Veterans Affairs to Receive Budget Boost for Fiscal Year 2022

The House Appropriations committee is voting today, Friday, June 25, 2021, on a budget proposal that would significantly increase the budget for the Department of Veterans Affairs for Fiscal Year 2022. If approved as expected, the VA will receive $113.1 billion in discretionary spending, which is an 8% increase from the current budget and about […]

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