CVSO Hot Topics
CVSO Fall Meeting:
October 11, 2017
Indiana Veterans Home
3851 North River Road
West Lafayette, IN Click HERE for a map
Click Here for Stated Meeting Letter for County Officials
Below are the slide presentations from the June 2017 training session.
Fully Developed Claim
Gulf War Compensation
Serving the Women Veteran Community
Tramatic Brain Injury
IDVA State Benefit Presentation
VARO Director Briefing
VARO Fiduciary Briefing
VARO Veteran Service Center Briefing
Handouts and other useful information
Camp Lejeune Water Presumtive Questions
Debt Collection Waiver Questionaire
Denial/Notice of Disagreement Intake Form
Dependency Indemnity Compensation Intake Form
Agent Orange Exposure Questionaire
Ionizing Radiation Exposure Questionaire
Gulf War Presumtive Illnesses
Pension Intake Form
Service Connected Compensation Questionaire
When to order an exam for hearing loss
NEW SERVICE OFFICER ORIENTATIONS & ACCREDITATION INFORMATION
Please call Tim or Phil at the IDVA office at 317-232-3910 to schedule your orientation date and get instructions for parking in the Government Center Garage. New Service Officers should schedule their Orientation with IDVA within the first 30 days of their hire date. All new service officer orientations will be conduct at the IDVA office located at 302 W Washington Street room E120 , Indianapolis, IN 46204. Click here for a map. Also, begin the review of the Training, Responsibility, Involvement and Preparation of Claims training chapters (T.R.I.P.) by clicking HERE . Once you have reviewed this material you will need to email Kyle Schmidt at the VA Regional office firstname.lastname@example.org with your name, County, and the date you completed the review to get a training certificate. This certificate will need to accompany your application for accreditation.
- Contacts and other information in the accreditation process are below.
For complete details on what your need to submit for accreditation visit the NACVSO web site at www.nacvso.org, log in, and click on NSD & Accreditation link listed under Site Content.
The National Service Director (NSD) has resigned to take a job with the USDVA. The NACVSO President and 1st Vice are currently searching for a new National Service Director to fill this position.
Until this position is filled please send NACVSO Accreditation applications, CEU forms, and Cross Accreditation applications to;
Quick Reference Sheet for State Benefits Application instructions with Links to the Indiana Code click HERE
VET APPEALS EXPERIENCE Presentation
CVSOs please inform applicants applying for Tuition and Fee Exemption to apply on line using Scholar Track. Students can create an account and an apply at https://scholartrack.che.in.gov after November 1, 2017 IDVA will no longer accept paper applications. Applicants must upload proof of relationship to the veteran (birth Certificate OR adoption paperwork). If availible, also upload the DIscharge DD214 AND the award of service connected disability rating from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. If these documents are not availible, IDVA will request this information from the VA Regional Office in Indianapolis. Please note the VA does not always list each period of active duty service and this request may take a week or more to process.
Survivor Benefit Plan Presentation click HERE to View
Download the Geographic Distribution of Expenditure Reports Below
CVSO Instructions for D2D claims through American Legion POA
The American Legion is the only VSO currently processing D2D claims through VetraSpec.
ANNUAL CVSO TRAINING SLIDES June 2015
- Reimbursement for accreditation training and computer/software/VetraSpec user account
- Grant Application for reimbursement of CVSO training expenses ($500 Maximum)
- Grant Application for reimbursement of CVSO Computer, software, or claims management user account ($1200 Maximum)
Handy Information and Links
Latest version of VA Form 526EZ
- NATIONAL ARCHIVES WEB PAGE FOR VSOs
OEF OIF Honor Roll
IDVA Fax number: 317-232-7721