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VA, Health and Human Services Announce Partnership to Strengthen Prevention of Fraud, Waste and Abuse Efforts

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Fraud Prevention

 

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.

Special Counsel: Veterans Affairs reaction to Manchester VA problems was ‘sluggish,’ ‘evasive’

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Manchester VA

 

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.

DoD and VA Release Online Tool to Assist Veterans with Discharge Upgrade Process

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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.

A New Group Wants to Elect More Veterans

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Elect More Vets

 

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.

Post 9-11 Vets who are married face higher suicide rate, UConn/VA study finds

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Military News

 

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.

Center talk explores VA's commitments to LGBT healthcare

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LGBT Healthcare

 

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.

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