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While America has been suffering through an unprecedented crisis in housing loan defaults, the VA Home Loan Guaranty Program has remained in good shape.
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Family monthly premium rates will be reduced for all age groups by an average of 8 percent.
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Legion representative: VA must continue health studies on Vietnam veterans exposed to Agent Orange.
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Legion staffers conduct week-long tutorial to service officers, providing a fundamental understanding of the claims process and tips to getting benefits for veterans.
Institute of Medicine committee will compare Blue Water, Brown Water Vietnam veterans' exposure to herbicides.
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Legion praises the legislation, but National Commander Clarence Hill urges lawmakers to ‘not forget' veterans of previous eras.
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Legion deputy director: VA must use ‘quality component' to reduce claims backlog.
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Four days after Legion testimony about VA's work-credit system for processing disability claims, the Veterans Benefits Administration announced it will take steps to improve its claims staff's work.
Legion representative says work-credit system can be blamed for slow processing of financial-assistance applications.
A quick look at several of the issues involving the Department of Veterans Affairs' policy on Agent Orange.
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Massive VA medical center project promises to trigger an all-new post-Katrina economy and set a 21st century standard of care for Gulf Coast veterans.
Breast cancer research,mental-health counseling among issues addressed by assistant director of health policy.
Assistant director for health policy attends VA's Advisory Committee for Women Veterans meeting.
In the first six months of fiscal 2010, more than 68 percent of the appeals taken before the Board of Veterans' Appeals were either allowed or sent back to the local office.
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VA has shown that health information technology provides improved quality of health care and substantial cost savings, according to a study in the public health journal "Health Affairs."
Agency is warning veterans to not give out their credit card numbers, other personal, financial information over the phone.
Legion attends VSO update on VA's claims business transition lab.
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Legion representatives, other VSOs meet with Department of Veterans Affairs staffers to discuss potential solutions to the problem.
VA&R assistant director Ian de Planque interviewed about the Department of Veterans Affairs' claims backlog.
DoD office currently developing a Defense Sexual Assault Incident Database that it expects to be fully operational in one year.
VA's claims backlog, the 2012 budget and the GI Bill among the issues discussed.
Peter Gaytan, executive director of the Legion's Washington office, touches on how health-care reform will impact on VA, DoD services.
Legion representative takes part in conference call on hyperbaric oxygen treatment for traumatic brain injury.
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The study, which begins in November, will contact approximately 10,000 women and gather information from mail surveys, phone interviews and medical records.
VA has launched its National Call Center for Homeless Veterans, a phone service that links homeless and at-risk veterans to appropriate VA and community-based resources.
Major, minor and non-recurring maintenance, leases among the issues discussed during briefing.
VA will publish a proposed regulation in the Federal Register establishing new presumptions of service connection for nine infectious diseases associated with military service.
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The draft written report identifies seven areas where VA will improve service for Gulf War veterans.
A ground up, tech-based rebuild is underway to end the backlog crisis.
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Commander Hill: Draft 'will certainly help to assure our Gulf War veterans that they have not been forgotten.'