Twenty U.S. military veterans commit suicide every single day, according to new data from the Department of Veterans Affairs released Thursday.
The Senate’s version of the PAWS Act was introduced in a bipartisan effort to extend Veterans Affairs treatments to cover service dogs on Wednesday.
The independent commission tasked with examining the Department of Veterans Affairs network of medical facilities will call for more private options in the government’s provision of health care to veterans and the formation of a new board of directors to oversee a ‘far-reaching’ transformation of the system.
An official at a Department of Veterans Affairs hospital is helping the largest federal employee union oppose efforts to reform the agency’s network of hospitals.
Sen. Mark Kirk (R., Ill.) blasted the Department of Veterans Affairs on Tuesday after investigators found that 30 percent of their text messages sent to the department’s crisis hotline for veterans went unanswered.
Nearly 100 veterans in Houston waited an average of 81 days for care after schedulers at a Department of Veterans Affairs hospital cancelled their appointments, a watchdog said this week.
The Department of Veterans’ Affairs will no longer use its fast-track authorities to expedite the dismissal of senior employees following a legal challenge to the process, Capitol Hill officials said Friday.
All veterans who qualify for Department of Veterans Affairs health benefits would be able to seek care outside the VA under new legislation.
The number of veterans waiting more than 30 days for care at Department of Veterans Affairs medical facilities has climbed past half a million.
The Department of Veterans Affairs office of inspector general systemically failed to review a Wisconsin VA medical center’s lax authorization of prescription drugs, according to a U.S. Senate report released Tuesday.