By Jim Fausone
VA has begun releasing forms on specific disabilities for use by its physicians. This initiative marks the beginning of a major reform of the physicians’ guides and automated routines that will streamline the claims process for injured or ill Veterans. 79 different disabilities are to get the new forms. This initiative will also help automate the medical records system at VA.
For Veterans who receive their care from private physicians, VA has placed the disability benefits questionnaires on its Internet site: http://www.vba.va.gov/disabilityexams/ with instructions for physicians to submit examination results on Veterans’ behalf.
To read more about this change click on: http://www.veteranstoday.com/2010/10/26/new-medical-forms-will-streamline-veterans-claims-process/