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Department of Veterans Affairs

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I strongly feel nurses should NOT have access to veterans service connection status (as on their face page in cprs). I feel it creates a bias as many civilian nurses are not fully educated on what it truly means to be service connected. Knowing a veteran's sc percentage does not change the type of care we give. All too often I have heard fellow nurses bring this up and say things like, "he/she doesn't look sick" or "its... more »

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Department of Veterans Affairs

Service Connected Savings

Currently Veterans who are service connected can "double dip" on services. We have many service connected Veterans who live in VA Community Living Centers or are on contract with the VA for community nursing homes who have all of their room, board, and care paid for by the VA and they continue to receive their full service connection pay and are usually not required to contribute anything or very little to their care.... more »

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