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House of Lies: Agent Orange and the Government’s Policy of Cover-up

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The Department of Veterans Affairs has an image problem. Recently the VA has been vilified because its backlog of cases has grown to mindboggling levels. By July 2013, more than 600,000 veterans had been waiting more than 125 days, some of them for more than two years, to get the help they needed. And while it’s no news flash that bureaucratic gears grind slowly (a problem, in this case, exacerbated by long-outdated computer processing systems), Peter Sills says there’s a lesser-known reason for the backlog: decades’ worth of government refusal to do the right thing.

Did you know you don't have to carry your paper medical records from one provider to another?

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Paper Med Records

 

This Holiday Season, we are Thankful for paperless care coordination of electronic health records between the Department of Veterans Affair’ (VA) and your participating community care providers!  By electronically sharing your record with participating providers through the Veterans Health Information Exchange (VHIE), your participating community care providers can better manage your care, so you and your family will not need to request and carry paper medical records from one health care provider to another.

She Needed Someone to Listen. VA Did.

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Someone to Listen

 

Melissa, 45, said she was not in a good place, emotionally speaking, when she retired from the Army in 2013.   After all, she had experienced her share of trauma during her 20 years of service, which included deployments to Bosnia, Iraq, Afghanistan and other hot spots.

VA's quiet plan to widen private care with TRICARE stirs ire

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As part of its effort to expand private health care, the Department of Veterans Affairs is exploring the possibility of merging its health system with the Pentagon's, a cost-saving measure that Veterans groups say could threaten the viability of VA hospitals and clinics.

Working 4 You: Proposed Law Change for Agent Orange Exposure

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark - In a Working 4 You follow up, Republican Arkansas Senator John Boozman proposed a law change lst week to extend benefits to Vietnam Veterans who served in Thailand and may have been exposed to toxic chemicals like Agent Orange.

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