GOP House Members Sound Alarm on VA Failing to Provide Vets Adequate Brain Injury Exams

Three members of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, themselves veterans, have urged the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to investigate what they are calling troubling allegations that a neurologist at the Tomah VA Medical Center in Wisconsin may have failed over an 18-year period to provide hundreds of veterans with thorough and adequate compensation and pension (C&P) exams.
Veterans’ Affairs Committee Chairman Mike Bost (R-Ill.), Rep. Morgan Luttrell (R-Texas), and Rep. Derrick Van Orden (R-Wis.) contend in a letter (dated April 21) they sent to VA Inspector General Michael Missal that “an incomplete disability exam can result in a veteran being denied, or losing entitlement to, their earned benefits.”…

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