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Native American military veterans will be able to access health care closer to home thanks to an agreement between the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs and the Indian Health Service. The agreement allows for Veterans Affairs to reimburse IHS for direct...
Nine law schools across the country have expressed an interest in how the College of William and Mary is working to reduce the backlog of veteran's disability claims, Sen. Mark R. Warner said Thursday. The Virginia senator has taken a personal interest...
A bipartisan group of lawmakers pressed the Obama administration Wednesday to reduce the backlog of disability claims at the Department of Veterans Affairs by improving cooperation between the several agencies that have a role in the process. Senators...
Under fire for its backlog of disability claims, the Department of Veterans Affairs on Tuesday announced it would enlist the help of two established service organizations to speed the process. The Disabled American Veterans and the American Legion...
Watchdog with Paul MuschickThe Department of Veterans Affairs has come up with several ideas to eliminate the backlog of veterans claims for benefits. It previously has announced a move to electronic claims processing and said it would expedite claims that have been pending......
Like many World War II veterans, he speaks modestly about his service. He is quiet and a polite listener, not the kind to draw attention to himself. But a few months ago, as he visited the National WWII Museum in New Orleans, other veterans noticed...
Sen. Mark Warner is pressing his case for law schools across the country to follow a "playbook" developed at the College of William and Mary to reduce the nation's backlog of veteran disability claims. And he's trying to enlist 99 influential people to...
The Hartford CourantNearly a third of veterans deemed at high risk for suicide don't receive the recommended follow-up care after they've been discharged from Veterans Health Administration inpatient mental health facilities, according to a new report from the VA inspector...
The Hartford CourantKevin Burke walked into the veterans hospital about 18 months ago with advanced diabetes and kidney and liver disease. A subsequent mental health screening revealed that the 51-year-old Navy veteran is also an alcoholic and suffers from post-traumatic...
— At the College of William and Mary, a small group of law school students has tackled a very large problem. They help military veterans applying for benefits to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, taking on the most difficult and complex...
Taking a cue from the Bible, the Department of Veterans Affairs has decided the last shall be first. The agency announced last week it will expedite claims for disability benefits that have been pending for a year or longer. Those veterans will receive...
Maryland's U.S. House delegation met Wednesday with Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric K. Shinseki to keep pressure on the agency to fix problems at the troubled Baltimore office and follow up on promises for improvement. Rep. Steny H. Hoyer, a Southern...
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