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Hepatitis C screening initiative tests positive for saving Veterans’ lives

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Veterans and their families can count on the Bay Pines VA Healthcare System (VAHCS) to deliver high quality, comprehensive, coordinated and continuous care. The healthcare system’s Strategic Plan outlines provisions currently at work, meeting the unique needs of America’s heroes.

Acting secretary visits Texas facilities looking for best practices that could be implemented nationwide

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Acting VA Secretary Peter O’Rourke traveled to Texas this week making stops in Dallas and Lancaster to tour VA’s North Texas Health Care System, meet with leadership, lawmakers and representatives from various Veterans organizations.

Secret data: Most VA nursing homes have more residents with bed sores, pain, than private facilities

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An analysis of internal documents shows residents at more than two-thirds of Department of Veterans Affairs nursing homes last year were more likely to have serious bedsores, as well as suffer serious pain, than their counterparts in private nursing homes across the country.

VA Issues New Policy to Protect Veteran Homeowners from Predatory Lending

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The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has issued a new policy implementing the May 2018 Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act, to protect Veteran homeowners from predatory lending practices when obtaining a VA-guaranteed refinance loan.

VA Showcases New Medical Advancements in Veteran Care on Capitol Hill

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Today the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) Office of Research and Development hosted a Research Fair at the Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill to share new medical advancements in improving health care and quality of life for Veterans across the nation.

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