RAO Bulletin Update 01 October 2011

Downloads for the bulletin are located at the bottom of the post.

This bulletin contains the following articles:
== Health Care Quality/Price [02] ———- (Defensive Medicine)
== Tricare Flu Shots [01] ————————- (Tis’ the Season)
== Tricare Data Breach (SAIC) ——————— (14 SEP 2011)
== VA Hospital Compare Program —————- (Transparency)
== VA Quality & Value Metrics —————- (Next Generation)
== B&Bs for VETS Program —————- (Veterans Day 2011)
== VA Disputed Claims [01] ———————— (Clifford Bare)
== Tricare Claim Policy for RP [01] —— (Denied Provider List)
== Tricare Philippine Demo Project — (Federal Register Posting)
== Mobilized Reserve 20 SEP 2011 ————— (1739 Increase)
== JCSDR [04] ——————— (Shift Active Troops to Guard)
== Veterans Conservation Corps ————- (Volunteers Sought)
== PTSD [78] ————————— (Single Portal Info Access)
== Gulf War Presumptive Disease [04] ——— (Claim Deadline)
== VA Cemetery Texas [08] —— (Lawsuit Settlement Reached)
== Prostate Cancer [13] ——————- (Biopsy Complications)
== Arlington National Cemetery [29] —- (Major Improvements)
== Macular Degeneration [02] —– (Avastin Treatment on Hold)
== Credit Score [05] —————————– (Myths Debunked)
== Medicare Reimbursement Rates 2012 [02] —– (90 Day Left)
== Medicare [07] —————————————- (Smartcards)
== Medal of Honor [09] ————————- (Dakota L. Meyer)
== Nevada Vet Cemetery [01 —————– (Expansion Funded)
== South Dakota Vet Cemetery] ———– (Rosebud Sioux Tribe)
== Don’T Ask, Don’t Tell [02] —————— (Repealed 20 SEP)
== MCAS Futenma Okinawa [02] ——- (Remove vice Relocate)
== Tricare Uniform Formulary [37] —– (BAP JUN Mtg Results)
== VA Blue Water Claims [17] ———— (Obtaining Deck Logs)
== Tricare User Fees [71] —————————– (Obama Plan)
== Tricare User Fees [72] —————— (More on Obama Plan)
== Tricare User Fees [73] ———— (Fiscal Fight Over Funding)
== Tricare User Fees [74] ————————- (Copay Changes)
== Military Retirement System [07] —————– (Obama Plan)
== NPRC Military Records [04] ——————– (New Address)
== Women in Combat —————— (Report Could Open Door)
== GI Bill [104] ————- (Pending Claim Backlog Eliminated)
== GI Bill [105] ————————————– (GI Bill Abuses)
== VA Project ARCH —————————- (Rural Healthcare)
== SCAADL ——————————– (Special Compensation)
== DoD Benefit Cuts [10] ——- (Sen. Graham Encourages Cuts)
== DoD Benefit Cuts [11] —————- (JSC Mullen Comments)
== TSGLI [04] —————————– (Non-OEF/OIF Eligibles)
== Postal Service [04] ———————————– (Downsizing)
== Apple Juice Arsenic Content ———— (FDA/Dr. Oz Dispute)
== Tricare Pharmacy Policy [07] — (Walgreens Dispute SITREP)
== Cold War Medal [04] ————————– (Lack of Support)
== Wyoming Veterans Home [01] ——- (Green House Proposal)
== Alzheimer’s [08] —————————- (Insulin Spray Study)
== Veterans’ Court [11] ————— (NYBA Special Committee)
== WWII Vets [07] —————————— (Arthur Osepchook)
== Gulf War Syndrome [14] ———- (Blood Flow Abnormalities)
== VA Fraud Waste & Abuse [41] ————— (16-30 Sep 2011)
== Veteran Hearing/Mark-up Schedule ———— (As of 29 Sep )
== Vet Toxic Exposure~TCE ————————- (Norton AFB)
== Saving Money ———————————– (Holiday Tipping)
== Notes of Interest ——————————– (16-30 SEP 2011)
== Medicare Fraud [76] ————————— (16-30 SEP 2011)
== Medicad Fraud [48] —————————- (16-30 SEP 2011)
== State Veteran’s Benefits ————————————– (Ohio)
== Military History —————————– (Operation Overlord)
== Military History Anniversaries ———— (Oct 1-14 Summary)
== Military Trivia [36] ——- (WWII Strange & Interesting Facts)
== Tax Burden for Georgia Retirees ————– (As of Sep 2011)
== Veteran Legislation Status 27 SEP 2011—– (Where we stand)
== Have You Heard? ————————– (Schwarzkopf on 911)

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Download Bulletin 111001 (Website Edition)
Download Veteran Legislation 110927
Download Veteran State Benefits – OH
Download Holiday Tipping
Download Mil Hist – WWII Operation Overlord
Download DOD Tricare RP Demo Project
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