USA Today reports Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki has been asked to resign due to growing concerns that the VA needs new leadership. President Obama accepted Shinseki’s resignation this morning in the wake of the Veteran’s Administration healthcare scandal.
VA disability and SSDI benefits
Many disability applicants served in the military and are currently receiving VA disability for an injury they received performing their military service. Recently on our disability forum we had veteran ask, “If I get VA disability benefits at 50% for PTSD will I be able to get SSDI benefits too?”