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.
Congress is on the verge of increasing TRICARE costs for America’s servicemembers and military retirees.
A Patient Information Help Line is now available from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at VA’s Manhattan facility: (855) 269-8338.
Programs in place to aid veterans receiving health care at VA medical center damaged by Hurricane Sandy.
System Worth Saving Task Force plans site visits to 15 VA medical centers, and video conferences with an additional 10 facilities.
Departments of Defense, Veterans Affairs to look for ways to improve diagnosis and treatment.
VA’s Patient-Centered Community Care progam is improving its fee-basis program, but Legion says more needs to be done.
Health initiative for women veterans makes real progress at VA medical centers.
VA has signed up 80,000 veterans but needs 920,000 more by 2019.
The VA updated the Legion on its progress with creating its Electronic Health Record and improving its appointment scheduling.
Contractor, VA can’t give lawmakers clear answers about when long-awaited medical center will be done or what it will finally cost.