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    Make sure you go through a veteran service...

    Make sure you go through a veteran service organization regarding benefits such as Compensation for service connected conditions or a Pension which your dad might qualify because he has wartime...
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    Everything that KLD passed on is correct. The VA...

    Everything that KLD passed on is correct. The VA will bill your private insurance. If you have double coverage and haven't reported it, it is a matter of time until they find out. Even with private...
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    I have had good experience with Hertz and Dollar....

    I have had good experience with Hertz and Dollar. Just make sure that you reserve it way in advance.
  4. Wow....thank you for posting I went to Costa Rica...

    Wow....thank you for posting I went to Costa Rica when I was a walker, I can't wait to go back.
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    If you are a quad and getting you bowel care...

    If you are a quad and getting you bowel care through fee basis check what type you have been receiving. The packaging of the container and applicators look exactly alike except for the label. You...
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    Looks like a great event.....!!!!!

    Looks like a great event.....!!!!!
  7. Thread: Will the VA?

    by POPO367
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    Steve, Have your buddy go through the VA....

    Steve,
    Have your buddy go through the VA. The VA will not fit, fix, or buy a chair they didn't measure and order. If he knows what type of chair he wants then he should tell them. He has a...
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    Haven't been in the forum in a bit..........In...

    Haven't been in the forum in a bit..........In order to qualify for the SAH/SHA and $6800 HISA grant you have to be SERVICE CONNECTED with the conditions that IsMaisin listed. A lot of Vets get...
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    Sticky: PVA specializes in anything related to SCI/D. ...

    PVA specializes in anything related to SCI/D. DAV is a great organization, but they are huge and when it comes to SCI you need someone who doesn't have a high volume of claims.

    Here is where you...
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    Being non-service connected you do qualify for a...

    Being non-service connected you do qualify for a HISA Grant for $2000. Service connected Vets qualify for a $6800.00 grant.

    This grant can be used for accessibility like widening doors or...
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    I work at one of the VA, Spinal Cord Hospitals...

    I work at one of the VA, Spinal Cord Hospitals and I have the honor of being around the oldest living SCI patients in the world. These are men that were hurt back in WWII and have been living with...
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    The vehicle modification for non-service...

    The vehicle modification for non-service connected Veterans falls under medial necessity so that the Vet can be taken to and from medical appts. You should be referred to a KT driving specialist who...
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    I will get you the contact info for the NSO in...

    I will get you the contact info for the NSO in the Bronx VA. If it all possible I would hold off on the an, take advantage of any type of Access services they may have. They might try and get him...
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    Hello and welcome to the forum. Quick questions?...

    Hello and welcome to the forum. Quick questions? What type of SCI injury or disease does he have? You mentioned he hasn't been to a VA Facilitity yet. Where do you live and what VA SCI Center is near...
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    It is the same ingrediants and the same...

    It is the same ingrediants and the same dosage...283mg, docusate sodium
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    Dave, I noticed the same thing....to the...

    Dave,
    I noticed the same thing....to the point that I am now impacted and have to take magnesium citrate tonight. "CODE BROWN!!!!" I am going to ask around at the hospital because I...
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    Jason, Are you a Veteran? If so, are you being...

    Jason,
    Are you a Veteran? If so, are you being seen at a VA Hospital? You are still fairly new to SCI so your body might still be going through changes. I had pain the first year and then the pain...
  18. Sorry it took me awhile to get back to you...

    Sorry it took me awhile to get back to you regarding your question. From what I have been told if you are receiving medical treatment through the VA because of your spina bifida you can qualify to...
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    Mr Severson, Was an angel and a friend of...

    Mr Severson,
    Was an angel and a friend of SCI that most people did not know. If you ever heard or used the SCI Fund that was his foundation and I know of a lot of people who benefited from...
  20. Sticky: Here is the updated list of Agent Orange...

    Here is the updated list of Agent Orange illnesses that include the 3 latest, hairy cell leukemia, Parkinson's disease, and ischemic heart disease.

    AL Amyloidosis
    A rare disease caused when an...
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    On the form they are using here in Long Beach...

    On the form they are using here in Long Beach there is the ability to request a check which they will mail out to you. Since they have switched over to the new system there isn't a line any longer. ...
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    The electronic system has been in place in a...

    The electronic system has been in place in a couple of medical centers and they will all eventually switch to the system. They are switching to this system as we speak here in Long Beach. It is...
  23. Thread: Home Elevator

    by POPO367
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    I had a lift installed in my house which was less...

    I had a lift installed in my house which was less expensive than your traditional elevator. The contractor made it look like an elevator.
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    This is an old post but to answer the question,...

    This is an old post but to answer the question, the answer is no. Once you have used the auto grant that is it. Now if you need to modify a future vehicle than that is different you can modify up...
  25. Sticky: One of the biggest confusions we have in the VA...

    One of the biggest confusions we have in the VA system is that whenever we talk about VA benefits healthcare is included in this. Healthcare is a totally different department and has different...
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