There is an instant fix for this problem.. When a Vet files for a disability claim they most likely are backed up by a private physician , so the chances of them not being screwed up are small..Upon filing they should be handed day one a Gold Medicare card good for 100% coverage .This will accomplish a few things it will allow them to get coverage from local help right away (which is critical) and it would surely speed up the disability claim.
The problem with PTSD and other brain disorders the VA is short 50% of the shirnks they need for these cases so perhaps paying for local help would be the best route especially where care is not available
Hundreds of thousands of war vets still waiting for health benefits - CNN.com:
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