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Veteran Comp

Sen. Murray Proposes PTSD Fix

Senator Patty Murray introduced a new bill this week to change PTSD treatment. The bill will fundamentally alter the way the DoD and VA...

VA Would Need Staff of 4,000 To Clear Records Backlog

The Veterans Affairs Department would have to employ 4,000 more workers in order to scan billions of pages of paper benefit claims, William Bosanko,...

VA Gives More Excuses About Disability Backlog

Yesterday, the VA provided still more excuses about its failure to address the disability claims backlog. The House Committee on Veterans Affairs hearing was...

Veterans Pension Program Abused, Report Claims

The veterans pension program is being abused due to oversight failures by the Department of Veterans Affairs, according to a forthcoming report. According to the New...

VA Audit: Over 40,000 Veterans Appeals Ignored

VA Regional Offices are ignoring 18.5 percent of veterans' appeals on average, according to a recent audit. The Veterans Affairs Office of Inspector General...

Alabama to Close 17 Veterans Service Offices

Alabama’s decision to close numerous veterans service offices is wrongheaded. It is a poorly thought through desertion of the state’s commitment to disabled veterans. On...

Recent Articles

Another MISSION Act Fail: Poor Staffing Behind Scheduling Delays

IG found veterans seeking MISSION Act non-VA care at VISN 8 experienced unnecessary wait times due to understaffing by the agency in...

VHA May Cut Sleep Apnea Spending Up To $200 Million After ‘Mismanagement’

A new IG report on VHA sleep apnea health care spending called on the agency to implement spending reforms that cut up to $200...

Is VA Playing Fair Denying Forever GI Bill Restoration Requests?

Veterans fighting for Forever GI Bill restoration after the closure of their college are frequently eligible to get their benefits restored, but...

Dallas VA Police Fire 19 Rounds At Man Seeking Psychiatric Care Killing Him

Dallas VA police shot and killed one man reportedly seeking psychiatric care from the hospital who was, unfortunately, carrying a knife resulting...

‘Apparent Disdain’ For Patients Linked To Minneapolis VA Suicide

Here is what you need to know about the newest IG Report after one veteran committed suicide at Minneapolis VA after making obvious suicidal...

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