Veteran Benefits

Through its network of PVA National Service Officers, the PVA Veteran Benefits Department provides free assistance and representation to PVA members and other veterans seeking the health care and benefits for which they are eligible.  Service Officers assist veterans in understanding and obtaining benefits from the Department of Veterans Affairs.  PVA provides service in the areas of Medical Services, Field Services, and Appellate Services.

Medical Services Program: Monitors health care at VA facilities, conducts routine on-site VA visits and initiates on-site investigations.

Field Services Program: 58 National Service Officers (NSOs) assist veterans with benefit claims and monitor medical care at local VA facilities.

Appellate Services Program: Legal representation at the Board of Veterans’ Appeals for benefit claims that have been denied by local VA facilities.

 

Nebraska NSO Contact Info:

Mike Sheets, NSO
Paralyzed Veterans of America
3800 Village Drive
PO Box 85816
Lincoln, NE 68501
1-800-795-3615
402-420-4017

Nebraska’s NSO:

  • Assists newly injured returning veterans to transition from
    an SCI Center to their home in Nebraska.
  • Insures veterans’ VA services continue and are maintained.
  • Helps determine how the VA can best meet veterans’ needs.
  • Part of an interdisciplinary team that meets with veterans
    to evaluate healthcare, prosthetic (new or repairs) and in home
    service needs and assistance with activities of daily living.

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