A veteran burned himself alive outside of a Veterans Affairs facility in early 2016 after the clinic repeatedly failed to provide him mental health support despite constant pleas for help, according to an investigation into the death.
The House Veterans Affairs Committee will soon vote on bipartisan legislation to give veterans the option to seek private-sector medical care if the Department of Veterans Affairs is unable to provide a patient with an adequate health care team.
Department of Veterans Affairs officials fired a former director of its Washington, D.C. medical center for the second time this year after Congress enacted new authorities.
A Veterans Affairs medical center in Ohio appears to have downplayed and misrepresented the number of dogs killed in medical research experiments earlier this year by claiming they were all adopted to families when some were in fact killed, according to the facility’s internal documents.
After years of mismanagement and an inability to deliver timely medical service, the Department of Veterans Affairs is undergoing major changes as its secretary, David Shulkin, receives praise from both sides of the aisle.
Democratic Sen. Tammy Baldwin’s (Wisc.) D.C. congressional office was the only office visited by the Tomah VA whistleblower that would not sit down and speak with him, he told the Washington Free Beacon.
The Veterans Affairs Department must report to Congress details of its research studies using dogs and other animals, including how many animals died during the experiments, under new language attached to a spending bill the House passed late this week.
More than 500 employees of the Department of Veterans Affairs have been fired since President Donald Trump took office in January.
A lawyer brought in to do crisis control for Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D., Wis.) incorporated a dark money nonprofit group that is now defending the senator’s record over the Tomah VA scandal in the state, records show.