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Legislative Updates. Fall Conference 2009 Jim Sampson / Steve Heye. HIGHLIGHTS TAX EXEMPTION FOR 100% VETERANS SUBSTITUTION OF SURVIVORS. GENERAL PROVISIONS SALUTE DURING NATIONAL ANTHEM DIRECT DEPOSIT PURPLE HEART FOR SOME POWS. GENERAL PROVISIONS (Cont.)

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Legislative updates

Legislative Updates

Fall Conference 2009

Jim Sampson / Steve Heye


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HIGHLIGHTS

TAX EXEMPTION FOR 100% VETERANS

SUBSTITUTION OF SURVIVORS


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GENERAL PROVISIONS

SALUTE DURING NATIONAL

ANTHEM

DIRECT DEPOSIT

PURPLE HEART FOR SOME POWS


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GENERAL PROVISIONS (Cont.)

NO PURPLE HEART FOR PTSD

VA MORTGAGE REFINANCING

IDENTITY THEFT SETTLEMENT


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STATE BENEFITS

PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTION

LAND BOARD HOME LOAN DISCOUNT

NO FEE FOR DISABLED

PLACARD


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VETERANS LEAVING ACTIVE DUTY

SEVERANCE PAY OFFSET FOR

MEDICAL SEPARATIONS

PRE-DISCHARGE/QUICK START


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VETERANS LEAVING ACTIVE DUTY (CONT.)

PHYSICAL DISABILITY BOARD

OF REVIEW

PERSONALITY DISORDERS AND COMBAT

EXTENSION OF DENTAL CARE


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MILITARY RETIREES

EXTENDED PERIOD TO FILE

TAX AMMENDMENTS

GUARD/RESERVE RETIREMENT


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SURVIVORS/FAMILY

SUBSTITUTION UPON DEATH

OF CLAIMANT

CHAPTER 35 FOR SPOUSES

SBP/DIC OFFSET PAYMENTS

EXTENDED


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SURVIVORS/FAMILY (Cont.)

PAYMENT FOR MONTH OF DEATH

SPOUSE FEDERAL EMPLOYMENT


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ENTITLEMENTS

VA TRAVEL REIMBURSEMENT

HEARING AIDS/EYEGLASSES

CATEGORY 8 CARE


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RATING ISSUES

STRICTER STANDARD FOR DETERMINING PRE-EXISTING CONDITIONS

VETERAN MAY RECEIVE MORE THAN ONE CLOTHING ALLOWANCE IF USING MORE THAN ONE DEVICE


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RATING ISSUES (Cont.)

MUST PROVE VA ERROR RESULTED IN HARM

AN UNTIMELY FORMAL APPEAL CAN SOMETIMES BE VALID

PRESUMPTIVE AGENT ORANGE EXPOSURE


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RATING ISSUES (Cont.)

NEW LEGAL INTERPRETATION DOES NOT CREATE A CUE

APO NUMBERS CAN BE USED TO ESTABLISH VIETNAM PRESENCE

VA MAY DEVELOP FOR BOTH POSITIVE AND NEGATIVE EVIDENCE


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RATING ISSUES (Cont.)

DEFINITION OF DENTAL

TRAUMA

ALL REVELVANT SMR’S MUST

BE OBTAINED PRIOR TO RATING DECISION

VA NOTICE ERRORS ARE NOT PRESUMBED TO BE PREJUDICIAL


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RATING ISSUES (CONT.)

AID AND ATTENDANCE FORM

REVISED 21-8416

ALS PRESUMPTIVE FOR ALL VETERANS

WEIGHING MEDICAL EVIDENCE


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RATING ISSUES (CONT.)

HAAS DECISION OVERTURNED

SYMPATHETIC READING OF CLAIMS

EFFECTIVE DATES

CRITERIA FOR

EXTRA-SCHEDULAR RATINGS

CURRENT ADDRESS


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RATING ISSUES (CONT.)

CUE CLAIM REQUIREMENTS

CHANGE IN INTERPRETATION

IS NOT A CUE

CUE AND MISSING EVIDENCE


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RATING ISSUES (CONT.)

FINAL ADJUDICATION

DISTINCT CLAIMS/

OVERLAPPING SYMPTOMS

CHRONIC DISEASE NEXUS

AGENT ORANGE


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RATING ISSUES (CONT.)

GULF WAR ON TERROR CLAIMS PRIORITY

PTSD – IN SERVICE DIAGNOSIS

COMMISSIARY PRIVILEGES AND IU

NEW RATING SCHEDULES


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EDUCATION

POST 9/11 GI BILL


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