All posts tagged "Veterans Affairs"
Alarming shortage of specialists to care for Puerto Rico veterans
It can take a veteran on the island up to four months to get an appointment
- Posted March 12, 2018
VA exploring idea of merging health system with Pentagon
News of the plan stirred alarm from veterans groups.
- Posted November 17, 2017
Trump signs law to make VA more accountable for vets’ care
Would make it easier to fire Veterans Affairs employees
- Posted June 23, 2017
Democrats criticize Trump’s budget plan as hurting VA care
Denounce it neglects core VA hospitals and programs
- Posted June 15, 2017
VA warns of surprise budget gap, insists no delays in care
Making \urgent request to Congress to allow it to shift money from other programs
- Posted June 14, 2017
Trump to sign order creating accountability office at VA
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump plans to sign an executive order Thursday creating an accountability and whistleblower protection office at the Department of Veterans Affairs. Trump, who made improving veterans’ care a prominent issue as he campaigned...
- Posted April 27, 2017
VA data show low rate of discipline for drug loss, theft
WASHINGTON — Doctors, nurses or pharmacy staff at the Department of Veterans Affairs’ hospitals were fired or reprimanded in only a small fraction of thousands of reported cases of opioid theft and missing prescriptions since 2010, according...
- Posted February 27, 2017