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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.
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Congress agrees that electronic information-sharing system remains 'the chief end goal' and can improve health-care services for veterans.
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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.
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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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Creation of a national water safety committee is recommended to prevent further deaths from Legionnaires’ Disease.
Department of Veterans Affairs’ goal is to expand health care for veterans beyond traditional office visits.
Nationwide events aim to raise public awareness and overcome stigma of mental health treatment.
The availability of dependable transportation often decides whether a veteran receives VA health care.
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A new budgetary scoring system may stand in the way of lease renewals.
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Legion’s System Worth Saving Task Force recommends Fort Wayne VA medical center to carefully consider whether or not to discontinue inpatient intensive care unit services.
Improvements have been made at the facility, but a Legion town hall meeting Tuesday showed that work remains.
The American Legion supports a House bill that would improve access to mental health care through non-VA providers.
American Legion past national commander appointed to Louisiana Veterans’ Affairs Commission by Gov. Bobby Jindal.
PNC William Detweiler, chairman of the Legion’s Traumatic Brain Injury/Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Ad Hoc Committee, to deliver report to NEC.
VA phone line designed to answer questions from veterans, their families and caregivers about the many VA services and resources available to women veterans.
The American Legion believes VA should decentralize its programs such as procurement and information technology to improve its efficiency and timeliness.
Unless Congress moves quickly, 15 of VA’s medical facilities across the country will be forced to close.