As we recently reported, OFCCP is evaluating affirmative action obligations for TRICARE providers and expects to publish rulemaking on this front next year. In connection with this, to allow time for the rulemaking process, as well as to allow time for Read More
I am pleased to announce we have signed a contract with Cerner today that will modernize the VA’s health care IT system and help provide seamless care to Veterans as they transition from military service to Veteran status, and when Read More
I congratulate Chairman Roe and Members from both parties who forged an overwhelming vote of support for the MISSION Act. This long-awaited legislation streamlines VA’s community care programs, strengthens health care options for our nation’s Veterans, whether in the VA Read More
WASHINGTON – Today the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs released the names of 18 facilities designated VA Whole Health Flagship sites, which are spread around the country within the VA health-care system and are focused on empowering and equipping Veterans Read More
Today VA announced that Paul R. Lawrence will assume office Tuesday, May 15 as the department’s new Under Secretary for Benefits. Lawrence is a former Army captain and airborne school graduate, and has served in a number of key positions Read More
WASHINGTON – Effective May 13, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) will update portions of the VA Schedule for Rating Disabilities (VASRD, or rating schedule) that evaluates the organs of special sense eye conditions, as well as gynecological conditions Read More
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) will celebrate 93 years of improving the lives of Veterans and other Americans through the department’s health research and research programs during National VA Research Week held May 14-18.
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) was pleased to recognize and celebrate National Nurses Week held May 6 – 12 with a number of activities, including the release of ‘Meaningful Tweets,’ a heartfelt VA twist on a Read More
WASHINGTON – Today 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, or virtual technology, regardless of where in the Read More
Today Little Rock’s Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System nurse and Veteran David Hathcock, works in the same hospital that helped him pull his life together after becoming addicted to drugs and losing “everything” including his home and car.