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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Thu Jan 9, 2020, 08:34 PM

3. I learned the hard way not to go out on my own for medical treatment and expect the VA to cover

From what I know, the VA doesn't pay for prosthetic limbs but will provide them.

"Holliman said he got a pair of prosthetic legs in August from a company called Hanger, which has offices in Hattiesburg."

https://www.clarionledger.com/story/news/politics/2020/01/09/mississippi-veteran-caught-u-s-medical-system-after-legs-taken/2784777001/

I have an appointment with a non-VA GI specialist at the end of this month and I already have a letter from the VA in a file here at home stating the cost of the consultation and any procedure and/or medications the specialist's recommends will be covered by the VA.. I would not go to that appointment until I had such a letter and confirmation from the GI specialist's office that they also had correspondence from the VA saying all costs will be covered by the VA.

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