A House bill to combat veteran suicide by aiming to give federal funds to programs outside the Department of Veterans Affairs is expected to move forward despite some concerns on how to fully implement the plan.
About 21,000 student veterans will see lower living stipends next semester after the Department of Veterans Affairs finally implements a law that alters how students are paid when they attend satellite campuses.
The Departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs "are committed to collaborating on health IT wherever it is appropriate for both organizations," said Chris Harrington, deputy assistant director of the Defense Health Agency's Information Operations Solution Delivery Division.
A Republican congressman introduced legislation Wednesday to prevent individuals charged with certain crimes from working at Department of Veterans Affairs child care centers – a measure that sparked controversy among members of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, a typically bipartisan body.
Department of Veterans Affairs officials tried to assuage doubts from House lawmakers Thursday about the agency’s ability to successfully implement changes to veterans’ education benefits later this year.
Republicans and Democrats in Congress asked Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie on Monday to work with them more closely and openly as the agency implements sweeping reforms in coming months.
The chairman of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs plans to hold a hearing in the “imminent future” to analyze rules that the Department of Veterans Affairs publicly released Wednesday to expand veterans’ access to private doctors.
Veterans who must drive more than 30 minutes to reach their Department of Veterans Affairs mental health or primary care providers would be allowed to use a private doctor for their health care under proposed rules the VA unveiled Wednesday.
WASHINGTON — Three veterans organizations called attention this week to the ongoing lack of transparency about a sweeping law, set to take effect in the summer, that will fundamentally alter the Department of Veterans Affairs health care system.
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