VA Medical Centers provide care to more patients than any other single provider in the United States. Due to the large number of physicians and medical specialists employed by the VA, the VA sometimes fails to obtain a patient’s informed consent prior to performing a proposed medical procedure. Continue reading “Informed Consent: Did Your VA Medical Provider Warn You of the Risks?”
About one-third of VA outpatient medical appointments now take place outside VA facilities, but a new report shows that private referrals still involve lengthy wait times….Please click the link below to access the full article.
When VA medical providers commit malpractice and seriously injure a Veteran, Section 1151 provides benefits to compensate the Veteran. There are two theories that may be asserted. Continue reading “VA Medical Malpractice: 1151 Claims”
On occasion, VA physicians and medical staff make mistakes when drafting their notes. Veterans have the right to request amendments to any information in their health record. Continue reading “Veterans Tip: Set Your Medical Records Straight”