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Calling the Veterans Crisis Line now easier

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is excited to announce that service members and veterans can connect to the Veterans Crisis Line using those simple words. The full version…

VA partnership with National Cancer Institute will boost veteran access to clinical trials

Today the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced that it has formed a partnership with the National Cancer Institute (NCI) which will provide more access to the latest treatment…

VA issues new policy to protect veteran homeowners from predatory lending

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…

VA releases national suicide data report

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) recently released findings from its most recent analysis of veteran suicide data for all 50 states and the District of Columbia. This report…

President Trump’s executive order supporting mental health care for transitioning service members now underway

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced that the White House has approved an interagency plan to implement President Donald Trump’s executive order supporting veterans with mental health care…

VA signs contract with Cerner for electronic health record system

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has announced that it signed a contract with Cerner that will modernize the VA’s health care IT system and help provide seamless care…

VA expands telehealth by allowing health care providers to treat patients across state lines

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced a new federal rule that will allow VA doctors, nurses and other health care providers to administer care to veterans using telehealth,…

VA announces aggressive new approach for low-performing medical centers

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) recently announced steps that it is taking as part of an aggressive new approach to produce rapid improvements at VA’s low-performing medical facilities…

New veteran identification card program overwhelmed with applicants

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has suspended applications for its new veteran identification card program due to a large number of applicants, according to a notice on its…