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VA Healthcare

VA & DOD Expand Electronic Records Program

The Veterans Administration (VA) and Department of Defense (DOD) have plans to expand the virtual lifetime electronic record (VLER) program to 11 new site...

Romney Mistakes Defense Spending For Veterans Health Care

Toady, Mitt Romney was cited conflating defense spending with veteran health care. He is already following through with campaign promises on that 47% of...

Romney Proposes To Open Tricare To Vets

Presidential candidate Governor Mitt Romney has proposed opening the military Tricare network to veterans who are unable to get timely mental health services from the VA.

TRACTS Study: Vets May Have Accelerated Aging

With extended tours in Afghanistan and Iraq, the veteran population may be aging at an accelerated rate. There appears to be a link between...

Bill Considers Expanding Fertility Coverage To Vets

A bill being considered in the U.S. Senate would help wounded veterans start families by expanding coverage for in vitro fertilization. Soldiers with pelvic or...

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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