It would be unconscionable for disabled veterans to miss out on months of benefits because the government could not get its act together to issue a regulation on time.
REPORT: VA TO ADD AGENT ORANGE PRESUMPTIVE DISEASES -- VA will add Parkinson's, ischemic heart disease and hairy-cell leukemia to list of diseases presumed to be caused by Agent Orange exposure.
VA CONFIRMS NEW AGENT ORANGE PRESUMPTIVE DISEASES -- NOW WHAT? -- Approval of ischemic heart disease expected to clog VA's already backlogged disability benefits system.
VA PUTS "STAY" ON CLAIMS FOR NEW AGENT ORANGE PRESUMPTIVES -- Regional Offices told to hold, or "stay," claims for ischemic heart disease, Parkinson's and B-cell leukemia related to AO exposure.
VETS' GROUPS TO SUE VA IF AGENT ORANGE REGS AREN'T PUBLISHED BY MARCH 12 -- NVLSP, the Legion and MOPH say delay will harm the Vietnam veterans who suffer from VA's new presumptive diseases associated with Agent Orange exposure.