Continuing the transformation of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) into a 21st century organization, the President has proposed a $163.9 billion budget, a 6.5 percent increase over Fiscal Year 2014, that will support VA’s goals to expand access to health care and other benefits, eliminate the disability claims backlog, and end homelessness among Veterans.
On March 9, the LA Marathon will once again overwhelm the Los Angeles VA with an estimated 30,000 runners charging through these grounds where war-injured Veterans are trying to heal from defending our Nation’s Flag and Constitution.
For the fourth consecutive year, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Consolidated Mail Outpatient Pharmacy receives the highest customer satisfaction score among the nation’s public and private mail-order pharmacies, according to a respected, independent study.
A government whistleblower who suffered retaliation from his agency has been vindicated by a Department of Veterans Affairs admission that it failed to reach out to 2,000 veterans in a research study who said they had suicidal ideas, many of whom later committed suicide.
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is collaborating with Kaiser Permanente, a leading member of the health care industry, to pool resources and ideas to solve some of the largest and most complex challenges in VA health care.
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) today announced the first of multiple Industry Innovation Competitions in 2014, which identifies, tests, and evaluates promising innovations that enhance the accessibility and quality of mental health care and services delivered to Veterans.
oday, the House of Representatives passed the “GI Bill Tuition Fairness Act” (H.R. 357), a bipartisan bill that would require schools eligible for GI Bill education benefits to give all veterans in-state tuition rates even if they are not residents of the states where the schools are located.
Today, the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee explored veteran recruiting and retention initiatives of the private sector. Wal-Mart, Microsoft Corporation, and JPMorgan Chase were among those testifying at today’s hearing.
First, we would like to state that the VA greatly appreciates donations made by students and organizations on behalf of our Veterans and we will always accept cards for our patients who celebrate Christmas.
Here’s a real heart warmer charity in Colorado. I read over their 2012 IRS 990 Sanctuary 990 2012 and it’s heartwarming to see real numbers that reflect the commitment we expect to see from a true charity.
If people will study the Veterans Hospital Healthcare program (covering 25 million Veterans) they will see what’s in store for them with Obamacare…Only Obamacare is going to try to cover 315 million people…13 times the problems of covering 25 million.
If you know about the Veterans Hospital System, you’ll get some inkling to what’s in store for you under Obamacare. The Veterans program covers 25 million Veterans, BUT Obamacare will effect some 330 million Americans!
Some Veterans with traumatic brain injury (TBI) who are diagnosed with any of five other ailments will have an easier path to receive additional disability pay under new regulations developed by the Department of Veterans Affairs.
At a hearing today before the Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, the Department of Veterans Affairs’ Under Secretary for Benefits, Allison A. Hickey, outlined progress made by the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) in reducing the backlog of Veterans’ disability compensation and pension claims by 36 percent since March — attributing the success to the combined impact of VBA’s transformation initiatives and increased employee productivity.
ProtectUSA1st: Mr. Dean,
"There has been virtually no speculation about whether the Ukraine balloon going up now was timed to put pressure on Russia for not being more compliant about removing Assad."