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Veterans Disability

Summary of requirements

 Practitioner requirements

  • Must be medical doctor specializing in psychiatry, or clinical psychologist with a doctorate-level degree (PhD) or a doctor of psychology degree (PsyD) from a graduate program in psychology accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA) at the time of graduation.
  • Have office that is ADA and OSHA compliant with access to free parking.
  • Carry state-regulated malpractice insurance.
  • See patient within 8 days of referral, within 30 minutes of appointment.
  • Deliver complete report within two calendar days from the day of the scheduled exam.
  • Complete all required Veterans Administration trainings by the assigned due dates.

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The Veterans Disability program does not involve a traditional clinician-patient relationship. Providers may not treat examinees.