Legislative Hearing on H.R. 862, H.R. 1406, H.R. 1435, H.R. 1746, H.R. 1929, H.R. 2359, and H.R. 2361: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Benefits of the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Seventh Congress, First Session, July 10, 2001
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Página 123 - ... veterans (including their need for accessibility of outreach services), and the necessity of providing appropriate outreach services in less populated areas. (Added PL 91-219, § 214(a).) (b) The Administrator shall establish and carry out all possible programs and services, including special telephone facilities, as may be necessary to make the outreach services provided for under this subchapter as widely available as possible.
Página 93 - War; and (ii) by history, physical examination, and laboratory tests cannot be attributed to any known clinical diagnosis. (2) For purposes of this section, "objective indications of chronic disability" include both "signs," in the medical sense of objective evidence perceptible to an examining physician, and other, non-medical indicators that are capable of independent verification. (3) For purposes of this section, disabilities...
Página 126 - Chairman, for the past eight decades, the DAV has been devoted to one single purpose: building better lives for our nation's disabled veterans and their families. During the past...
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Página 93 - War veterans suffering from a chronic disability resulting from an undiagnosed illness (or combination of undiagnosed illnesses) which became manifest to a compensable degree within a period prescribed by regulation.
Página 135 - I would be delighted to respond to any questions that you or the members of the subcommittee may have.
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Página 96 - Another significant problem with the recognition and acceptance of fibromyalgia and related conditions is that these illnesses in general have become known as "psychosomatic" conditions. All of these conditions are either triggered or exacerbated by a variety of physical, immune, or emotional stressors, and there is likely a common underlying cause or causes for this entire spectrum of illness. Unfortunately, the root causes for this spectrum of illness are not presently known. The link to emotional...
Página 39 - STATEMENT OF HON. RICHARD H. BAKER, A REPRESENTATIVE IN CONGRESS FROM THE STATE OF LOUISIANA Mr. BAKER. Thank you, Mr. Chairman. I appreciate your courtesy in calling this hearing and offering me an opportunity to participate.