Compassionate Care Act of 2015 in Texas Discriminates Against Veterans

title II, subtitle A, of the ADA

On June 1, 2015 the Compassionate Care Act of 2015 was signed into effect by Texas Governor Greg Abbott. This Act states the following:

CHAPTER 169. AUTHORITY TO PRESCRIBE LOW-THC CANNABIS TO CERTAIN
PATIENTS FOR COMPASSIONATE USE
       Sec. 169.001.  DEFINITIONS. In this chapter:
             (1)  “Department” means the Department of Public
Safety.
             (2)  “Intractable epilepsy” means a seizure disorder in
which the patient’s seizures have been treated by two or more
appropriately chosen and maximally titrated antiepileptic drugs
that have failed to control the seizures.

National Second Opinion Day 4/20/16 – All Veterans Ask VA for Second Opinion

Temple VAMC

There are NOT many Veterans who have complete trust and faith in their primary care physicians at the Veterans Affairs Healthcare System. For that there are many reasons:

  1. Most doctors already have the diagnosis figured out and the first line of treatment of a physical condition is with pharmaceuticals (complete list of over 1,500 pharmaceuticals the VA uses is here) and rarely offer alternative treatments such as Yoga, Acupuncture, Aqua-therapy and Chiropractic care through Pain Management and Rehabilitation clinics in each VA.

VA benefits for Veterans of the Armed Forces of the United States of America

Thank You Military
Thank You Military

The Minnesota Vikings hosted a similar tribute on Sunday, November 11 for Veteran’s Day, when they hosted the Detroit Lions at Mall of America Field in Minneapolis.

When soldiers transition from active duty to civilian life, there are many steps that are required to ensure that each soldier receives the proper medical, and psychological treatment for their injuries as well as the highest awards / ratings that reflect the severity of any condition or injury suffered while on active duty.
To get started on receiving benefits from the Veterans Administration, click here to view a list of all the benefits and click here to sign up for an account and begin filling out the seemingly endless paperwork. Make sure that you have a current copy of your medical records before you submit any claims for a rating.