Veterans Affairs: Presumptive Service Connection and Disability Compensation

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The purpose of this report is to examine the very complex and sometimes controversial policy issue of establishing presumptive service connection. The material in it is based in large part on VA’s “Analysis of Presumptions of Service Connection,” and IOM’s “Improving the Presumptive Disability Decision-Making Process for Veterans” reports.

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Location(s): United States
Creation Date: March 28, 2011
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Creator (Author):
Panangala, Sidath Viranga

Specialist in Veterans Policy

Creator (Author):
Scott, Christine

Specialist in Social Policy

Creator (Author):
Reid Weimer, Douglas

Legislative Attorney

Creator (Author):
Moulta-Ali, Umar

Analyst in Disability Policy

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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: March 28, 2011
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United States
Description:

The purpose of this report is to examine the very complex and sometimes controversial policy issue of establishing presumptive service connection. The material in it is based in large part on VA’s “Analysis of Presumptions of Service Connection,” and IOM’s “Improving the Presumptive Disability Decision-Making Process for Veterans” reports.

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33 pages.

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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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