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New telephone line will provide emergency support, resources to homeless veterans.
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Legion staffer, PNC Conley attend briefing on VA pilot program for case management of claims.
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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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Portal, to debut April 1, will allow veterans to check on the status of their claims, check payment history and collect information regarding benefits to which they may be entitled.
VA Inspector General's report finds issues with VA's ability to provide timely exams for potentially service-connected disabled veterans.
Legion's executive director of the Washington office will talk about how the new legislation will affect DoD, VA health care on "FOX and Friends" Wednesday morning.
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Legion rep meets with other VSOs to discuss ways to improve outreach and ascess to VA benefits for disabled veterans.
Legion Executive Director Peter Gaytan allays some of the fears surrounding health-care reform and how it affects VA, DoD. Visit our forums and give us your thoughts.
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The American Legion answers a field of member-submitted questions regarding the health-care reform.
Numerous sources have indicated and continue to indicate that VA and DoD health care will not be affected by the health-care reform bill that is nearing close to becoming law.
Ways to improve VA's Systematic Technical Accuracy Review process among areas of Legion testimony.
VA's claims backlog, the 2012 budget and the GI Bill among the issues discussed.