VA, Health and Human Services Announce Partnership to Strengthen Prevention of Fraud, Waste and Abuse Efforts
Today, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced a partnership to share data, data analytics tools and best practices for identifying and preventing fraud, waste and abuse.
Northport VA took blood samples from 50 Veterans who ate undercooked freshwater fish while serving in Vietnam.
A Springfield Veteran with Lou Gehrig's disease who needs around-the-clock care is suing the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs over a plan to force him to move to a nursing home out of state.
WASHINGTON — The Office of Special Counsel criticized the Department of Veterans Affairs on Thursday for ignoring whistleblower complaints about its medical center in Manchester, New Hampshire, and said the agency only reacted once the problems were thrust into the public spotlight.
The Department of Defense, through a joint initiative with the Department of Veterans Affairs, is pleased to announce the launch of a web-based tool that will provide customized guidance to Veterans who desire to upgrade or change the conditions of their military discharge. “We are thrilled to have partnered with the Department of Veterans Affairs in developing this wonderful and easily-accessible tool,” said Mr. Robert Wilkie, Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness. “We support our Veterans, whether they served recently or long ago, and we are excited to introduce a tool that will individualize the guidance for those who desire an upgrade or change in their military discharge,” he said.
The organization, With Honor, believes Veterans are the key to making Congress work across partisan lines.
Even the most optimistic interpretation of this week’s government shutdown quickly slides into the abyss of the bottomless distrust between Republicans and Democrats in the House.
TEMPLE, TX (KXXV) - The Central Texas Food Bank has partnered with the Central Texas Veterans Health Care System and Feeding America to distribute food to Veterans once a month in Temple.
A new survey of post 9-11 Vets found that those who are married or in a live-in relationship are, as a group, at greater risk for suicide than those who've never been married. Older female Vets who are married are at the greatest risk, according to the survey from the University of Connecticut and Department of Veterans Affairs.
Even with federal government policy seemingly fluctuating with the whims of the White House, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs ( VA ) remains committed to administering the healthcare needs of LGBT patients, according to a VA staff member who spoke Jan. 18 at Center on Halsted about the intricacies of that work.
A Navy nurse has been awarded for saving the life of a civilian on board a Washington state ferry in December.