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Veterans Health Administration Fights Back in Bad Taste

In bad taste and just days after revealing the full scope of its wrongful death cover-up, the Veterans Health Administration bragged up its high marks from satisfaction surveys. Two recent … continue...

VA Fraud

FBI catches VA Medical Center Director in Conspiracy and Fraud

VA Medical Center Director William Montague recently pleaded guilty on 64 counts for conspiracy, money laundering and fraud. He agreed to pay over $390,000 and will be sentenced on May 20. VA OIG just … continue...

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Truth or Fiction: VA OIG investigated $1.1 Billion in Improper Payments

Do not believe the hype on this one – VA reported $1.1 billion in improper payments to veterans – by “improper” VA OIG does not mean wrong. That means, while true, the game here is hype plus … continue...

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Irony: Veterans Administrations caught Violating Rights of the Disabled

VA Office of Inspector General caught the Veterans Administration violating the Americans with Disabilities Act, the friendliest law for the disabled in our country.The Americans with Disabilities … continue...

VA Chaplain Murderer

MMQB: VA Hiring Loophole – From Convicted Murderer to Head Chaplain

A little known VA hiring loophole resulted in the Togus VA Health Care System unwittingly hiring a convicted killer as head chaplain. "VHA, where patient safety is number one!"In yet another … continue...

VRAP Debt Trap

Mismanagement turns Vet Program into Veteran Debt Trap

“VRAP screwed me.” Veteran Alex G. wrote in about the ugly reality behind the glitz of the Obama Administration and Congress’s VRAP program, a program designed to help unemployed veterans. What sounded good in theory turned into a veteran debt trap in practice. Three years ago, Congress and President Obama stood proud after passing the […]

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Best Damn Facebook Group for Vets

I think it’s time to let y’all know what the best damn Facebook group is for veterans about benefits. Here is why it’s good. The group gives feedback and advice about both Disability Compensation and Chapter 31 Vocational Rehabilitation. If nothing else, it is a good veteran friendly spot to just vent. We have a […]

Report on the Table

VA Releases Data on Deaths – More than Expected

VA just released a report on the deaths of now 23 veterans resulting from botched gastrointestinal care. For the past year, VA has been hounded over allegations of cover-ups at facilities across the country. Now, VA has finally released information confirming the allegations. Previous estimates claimed 19 veterans died and around 60 were adversely impacted. […]

CIR Wrongful Death Map

New Map of VA Wrongful Deaths is Shocking

Talk about putting things into perspective. The new map on VA wrongful deaths from The Center for Investigative Reporting (CIR) is a real eye opener. Since 2001, almost 1,000 families have lost their loved ones as a result of VA malpractice. Payouts have eclipsed $200 million. When asked by CIR reporter Aaron Glantz about the […]

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MMQB: VA Insider Spills Beans via Social Media

Yesterday, a VA Vocational Rehab insider spilled the beans on an secret policy change inside VR&E that, if true, is handcuffing counselors and harming veterans. Just three years ago, VA Voc Rehab announced proudly that it was pushing self-employment for disabled veterans in the program. One VA OIG investigation later, VR&E has possibly changed course […]