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VA Healthcare

Obama Signs Camp Lejeune Families Act Into Law

President Barack Obama signed into law today legislation designed to improve healthcare for veterans and help homeless veterans. The bipartisan "Honoring America's Veterans and Caring...

New Report: VA Needs To Improve PTSD Assessment

In the first comprehensive review of the government’s programs for treating post-traumatic stress disorder, a panel of experts recommended last week that the Defense Department...

Budget Woes Leads To Benefit Cut In Texas

A successful and popular medical transportation system for veterans in Texas has been discontinued due to funding, according to the Temple VA Hospital. The VTS...

VA’s New PTSD Resource Website

For those of you needing resources on PTSD, I wanted to take a quick second to write a little about the VA's webpage dedicated...

Taxpayers Pay For Veterans’ Health Care – TWICE

The Department of Veterans Affairs spent an estimated $13 billion to care for veterans whose health coverage was already paid for by Medicare —...

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...

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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