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Veteran Services: Health Care

Health Care

The range of health issues facing America's veterans is both wide and ever-evolving. The American Legion recognizes this and provides valuable health-care information on a variety of conditions, as well as regularly updated information on the Department of Veterans Affairs.

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House examines VA mental health-care quality

The American Legion submitted written testimony to a recent House hearing on VA's ability to provide quality mental health care to America's veterans.

VA delivers Legion thank-you letters

During National Day of Service, many people stopped by The American Legion’s booth to write thank-you letters to veterans.

VA, DoD change health record project

The Integrated Electronic Health Record was intended to solve the perennial problem of incompatible medical records.

Day of Service a day to remember

Nearly 2,000 thank-you letters to veterans are written in the Legion's booth, while more than 50 VA volunteers are signed up.

Women veterans health-care site available

Department of Veterans Affairs’ website offers resources and tools for women veterans.

SWS issues report on Indiana VA facility

The VA medical center in Fort Wayne is short-staffed and needs to fill several key positions.

 

'A domino effect'

Department of Pennsylvania raised $225,000 for state’s first Fisher House.

Legion to Congress: Leave TRICARE alone

Congress is on the verge of increasing TRICARE costs for America’s servicemembers and military retirees.

VA updates Legion on Manhattan facility

A Patient Information Help Line is now available from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at VA’s Manhattan facility: (855) 269-8338.

Manhattan VA facility remains closed

Programs in place to aid veterans receiving health care at VA medical center damaged by Hurricane Sandy.

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