Brian Reese

VA Migraines Rating Criteria Explained – Top 3 Tips Revealed

VA Migraines Rating Criteria Explained – Top 3 Tips Revealed VA Migraines Rating

Today, we’re taking a deep dive into the VA migraines rating criteria with 38 CFR Part 4 as our guide. We’ll also examine the primary (and confusing) differences between the 30% and 50% VA rating for migraine headaches. VA ratings for migraines depend upon the Frequency, Severity, and Duration of symptoms, and more specifically, the […]

VA Claims Made Easy: The Definitive Guide to the VA Disability Compensation Program

VA Claims Made Easy: The Definitive Guide to the VA Disability Compensation Program VA Claims Made Easy

Hi fellow Veterans, Brian Reese here from VA Claims Insider, and this is your VA Claims Made Easy moment, because we go in-depth to bring you the most common VA disabilities by body system, condition, and rating using REAL VBA data. Filing a VA disability claim is pretty simple using the new VA.gov website, and […]

VA Disability Pay Dates 2021 – The Experts Guide

VA Disability Pay Dates 2021 – The Experts Guide VA disability pay dates 2021

Hi Veterans, Brian Reese here from VA Claims Insider, and in this post, I’m explaining the VA disability pay dates 2021 in detail. One of the questions I get asked all the time is this: “Brian, I got my new VA disability rating thanks to you and VA Claims Insider Elite, but I want to know the […]

VA Disability Rates 2021 Explained – The Definitive Guide

VA Disability Rates 2021 Explained – The Definitive Guide VA Disability Rates 2021 Explained – The Definitive Guide 2021 VA Disability Rates min

VA disability rates 2021 were released on October 13, 2020, with the implementation of the Social Security Administration’s announcement of a 1.3% Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA) for 2021. [BREAKING NEWS!] Veterans are getting a 1.3% VA disability pay increase for CY 2021. The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) adjusts veteran’s monthly disability compensation amounts based […]

BVA Case Decision: “Probative Value” of Private Medical Evidence Used to Support a Veteran’s VA Disability Claim

BVA Case Decision: “Probative Value” of Private Medical Evidence Used to Support a Veteran’s VA Disability Claim BVA Case Decision: "Probative Value" of Private Medical Evidence Used to Support a Veteran's VA Disability Claim Blog Medical Evidence BVA min

Bottom Line Up Front (BLUF): Medical evidence is medical evidence. All competent and credible evidence of record must be reviewed by the VA Rater (and considered) prior to making a VA claim decision. However, not all evidence is created equal. Evidence may have more (or less) PROBATIVE VALUE. What Evidence Has Probative Value? III.iv.5.A.2.d.  Definition:        […]

VA Rating for Sleep Apnea Explained – The Experts Guide

VA Rating for Sleep Apnea Explained – The Experts Guide Sleep Apnea VA Rating

In this post, we will be exploring how to get a VA Rating for Sleep Apnea. A veterans final VA disability rating for Sleep Apnea depends upon the frequency, severity, and duration of symptoms, meaning, the more severe your symptoms, the higher the VA rating for Sleep Apnea. In 2020, Sleep Apnea VA ratings range […]

75+ Best Veteran Charities in 2020

75+ Best Veteran Charities in 2020 Best Veteran Charities

In this high-value post, you’ll get exclusive access to the Best Veteran Charities in 2020 to include detailed information about the top military and veteran charities (non profits). Hi Veterans, Brian Reese here from VA Claims Insider, and today I’m bringing you “The Insider’s Guide to Over 75 Revised and Expanded Veteran Charities!” We’ve also separated specific veteran […]

Best Discounts for Veterans in 2020 – The Insiders Guide

Best Discounts for Veterans in 2020 – The Insiders Guide Best Discounts for Veterans in 2020 - The Insiders Guide Best Discounts for Veterans in 2020 min

In this high-value post, you’ll get exclusive access to the Best Discounts for Veterans in 2020 along with specific instructions to claim the offer. Hi Veterans, Brian Reese here from VA Claims Insider, and today I’m bringing you “The Insider’s Guide to Nearly 300 Revised and Expanded Discounts for Veterans!” We’ve also separated specific veteran […]

How Obesity can be an “Intermediate Step” for Secondary Service Connection

How Obesity can be an “Intermediate Step” for Secondary Service Connection Obestiry and secondary service connection

The Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims (CAVC) recently issued its opinion in the case of Walsh v. Wilkie. And there has been much confusion about what the court said in this decision as well as how it applies to a Veteran’s VA disability compensation claim for secondary service connection. Brian Reese here from VA […]

Top 100 Disabled Veteran Benefits Explained

Top 100 Disabled Veteran Benefits Explained Top 100 Disabled Veteran Benefits Explained Blog Top 100 Disabled Veteran Benefits min

In this post, we will be covering the Top 100 Disabled Veteran Benefits in detail, along with tips, strategies, and lessons learned to help veterans get the VA benefits you deserve. We’ve also compiled a complete list of the best VA benefits available for disabled veterans with a 100 percent VA rating. Click HERE to […]