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VA Benefits Bulletin – June 2018

Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. VA Benefits Bulletin June 2018 New VA Under Secretary for Benefits Confirmed and Ready to Serve Our Veterans “I am honored and humbled to be able to help serve our Nation’s Veterans,” remarked Paul R. Lawrence, Ph.D., the new Veterans Affairs Under Secretary for Benefits […]

Trump Signs $55 Billion Bill to Replace VA Choice Program

President Donald Trump shows off the “VA Mission Act” during a signing ceremony in the Rose Garden of the White House, Wednesday, June 6, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) Military.com6 Jun 2018By Richard Sisk President Donald Trump signed a landmark bill Wednesday to replace the troubled Veterans Choice Program and expand private health care […]

AMVETS Heal Program

The HEAL Mission To ensure veterans with medical needs receive the help they have earned to access the best quality healthcare, including mental health and specialized services (traumatic brain injury, polytrauma, post-traumatic stress) and live longer, healthier lives. These services are free. You served and now it is our turn to serve you. To accomplish […]

VA Services Veterans May Not Know About     For veterans who receive VA care for any condition may also receive prosthetic appliances, equipment and services such as home respiratory therapy, artificial limbs, orthopedic braces and therapeutic shoes, wheelchairs, powered mobility, crutches, canes, walkers, special aids, appliances, optical and electronic devices for visual impairment and […]

Senators back even bigger boost for next year’s VA budget

Veteran Robert Davis, left, speaks with dermatology specialist Johnny McClain during an appointment at the Birmingham VA Medical Center in Alabama on Feb. 27, 2016. Senate appropriators backed another big boost in department funding for fiscal 2019 on Tuesday. (Department of Veterans Affairs) WASHINGTON — Senate appropriators on Tuesday backed an increase for the Veterans […]

Explaining TRICARE annual cost increases

Recommended Content: TRICARE Health Program FALLS CHURCH, Va. — Population growth, aging, and price increases for medical goods and services drive many health care costs in the U.S. In any given year, these price increases are related to rising drug costs, using new medical technology, increasing provider rates or other factors. In response, the Centers for […]

Lawmakers eye more dramatic management changes at VA

By: Leo Shane III   1 day ago A visitor leaves a Veterans Affairs medical center in California.The idea of overhauling the VA health management system has been proposed by veterans groups and lawmakers in the past, but could have extra momentum this year given the massive veterans health care changes currently moving through Congress. […]