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Modernizing and Improving the Disability and Compensation Systems
Date:11/8/2007

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The study will make recommendations concerning the following:

-- The appropriate injuries or combination of injuries to include in the schedule;

-- The appropriate level of compensation for loss of quality of life;

-- The appropriate standard or standards for determining whether an injury or combination of injuries has caused a loss in a veteran's quality of life;

-- The appropriate level of compensation for loss of earnings; and

-- The appropriate standard or standards for determining whether an injury or combination of injuries has caused a veteran loss of earnings.

Study of Transition Payments

The Department of Veterans Affairs is also commencing a study to determine the appropriate level and duration of transition payments that should be paid to all eligible veterans who are participating in a rehabilitation program.

Modernizing System 2/2/2/2

Full details about the competitive solicitation for the studies will be available on http://www.fedbizopps.gov.

And in case you missed it...

Single Physical Examination To Simplify Disability Determinations

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the Department of Defense (DoD) signed a landmark agreement this week to simplify life for service members with medical problems as they leave the military and return to the civilian world with the pilot of a single physical examination to be used by both Departments. The move is another indication of progress implementing the Dole-Shalala Commission recommendations.

The agreement, signed November 6 by Gordon Mansfield, Acting Secretary of Veterans Affairs and Dr. David S.C. Chu, Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness, calls for a pilot program to begin this month to evaluate a single physical examination that would be used by DoD to determine the medical fitness of injured personnel to remain in uniform and by VA for awar
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