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Obtaining a veteran’s identification card

On July 20, 2015, the president signed into law the Veterans Identification Card Act of 2015. This act allows veterans to apply for an identification card directly from the Department…

VA schedules 2 million appointments using Veterans Choice Program

The Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) Veterans Choice Program (VCP) has reached a key milestone in improving access to health care for veterans. More than 2 million appointments have been…

Initiatives, progress made to improve veterans’ access to care

The Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) top health care official recently announced progress and new steps the VA is taking to improve veterans access to health care. Dr. David J.…

Veterans with incomplete health care applications receive additional year to enroll

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced recently it will extend the health care enrollment application period for one year to approximately 545,000 veterans that have pending incomplete enrollment…

Veterans with incomplete health care applications receive additional year to enroll

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced recently it will extend the health care enrollment application period for one year to approximately 545,000 veterans that have pending incomplete enrollment…

Veterans exposed to Agent Orange, herbicides may be eligible for benefits

Veterans who were exposed to Agent Orange or other herbicides during military service may be eligible for a variety of benefits from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), including…

VA to cover eight conditions caused by Camp Lejeune water

Veterans who contracted crippling diseases after drinking, cooking with and bathing in the tainted water at a North Carolina Marine Corps base were finally granted disability status from the Department…

Independent medical opinions can help with PTSD claims

If you applied for service-connected disability compensation for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) utilizing U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) form 21-078 — Statement In Support Of Claim For Service Connection…

VA health care rural access update

Great news for the uninsured population and veterans living in rural communities with limited access to health care providers and services. If you are a veteran enrolled in, or eligible…

VA proposes expanded eligibility in Marine toxic water case

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) recently announced that it plans to propose expanded disability compensation eligibility for veterans exposed to contaminated drinking water while assigned to Marine Corps Base…

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