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American Legion’s national commander says lack of accountability at Pittsburgh VA Medical Center ‘cannot continue.’
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Testimony addressed the issue of creating a joint lifetime medical record for VA and DoD.
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Local veterans in Augusta, Ga., raise concerns and offer praise about VA health care.
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If the Department of Veterans Affairs fiscal 2015 budget is approved, it will be one of the few federal agencies in the era of sequestration to see an increase in funding.
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With only two days left, The American Legion is urging veterans with TBI and/or PTSD to participate in its online survey.
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The American Legion supports the extension of VA benefits toward UC-123 veterans.
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New identification cards to be mailed to approximately 4 million enrollees in VA’s health-care system.
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The American Legion’s online TBI/PTSD survey runs through Feb. 28.
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Veterans can still take the online survey, which runs through the month of February.
The American Legion is briefed on the effectiveness of hyperbaric oxygen therapy on traumatic brain injury.
Legion voices backing of massive Senate bill that would expand VA medical treatment and services, bolster veteran employment and educational opportunities.
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Veterans who suffer from either condition are urged to participate in the Legion’s month-long online survey.
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Delayed diagnoses and treatments at VA hospitals and clinics are claiming the lives of patients.
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The city’s VA medical center has acted decisively to prevent future Legionella outbreaks, but needs to improve local and national communications.
Congress agrees that electronic information-sharing system remains 'the chief end goal' and can improve health-care services for veterans.
National commander says troops, military retirees and their families should not be targeted in new efforts to cut federal costs.
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The American Legion’s national commander wants VA to take immediate action to correct deplorable conditions at the Jackson VAMC.
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Pending Senate measures that are Legion-backed include one to expand eligibility for VA health care.
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While Department of Veterans Affairs’, TRICARE health coverage meet Affordable Care Act standards, options are available to family members not getting required coverage.
PTSD-TBI event will coincide with organization’s annual Washington Conference.
VA medical malpractice and over-reliance on drugs alleged in congressional hearing.
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Legion releases report that finds women veterans aren't identifying as veterans.
The center provides veterans and their families with life-saving resources and programs.
After conducting research for more than two years, the Legion shares its findings and recommendations with Congress, VA, the Legion community and general public.
A congressional field hearing in Pittsburgh focused on VA accountability for preventable patient deaths and lapses in patient care.
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The $7.1 million facility is the 61st Fisher House to be built since 1990.
The Legion's Veterans Affairs & Rehabilitation Commission was briefed on veterans' suicide, veterans treatment courts and the Veterans Justice Outreach Program.
Departments of Veterans Affairs, Defense establish two joint research consortia to battle signature wounds of war on terror.
House Veterans Affairs chairman, Legion question veteran deaths and bonuses awarded to executives.
VA is sending letters to enrolled veterans to highlight its web page on the new law.
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