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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.

News

VA still a hot issue in Phoenix

Wait times, quality of care among issues shared with Legion during town hall meeting in Phoenix.

Legion's concerns about VA wait times confirmed by audit

Data released today confirms that the problems plaguing VA are widespread but fixable with proper leadership and appropriate resources.

Legion setting up phone bank for VA questions

Legion will be available via phone to answer questions from Department of Veterans Affairs health-care users June 10-13.

Legion supports Veterans Choice Act

Legislation would give veterans more choice and flexibility in their health-care treatment under certain conditions.

Legion to set up crisis center in Phoenix

Center will assist veterans and family members affected by VA's waiting-list scandal.

Statement from Acting VA Secretary Gibson

Acting Director Sloan Gibson's 1st priority: Get all veterans off waiting lists and into clinics.

Legion on Shinseki resignation: ‘It is a beginning'

National Commander: Solution is to weed out the incompetence and corruption within the VHA and the VBA

Legion calls for criminal investigations at VA

Phoenix report confirms dishonest scheduling procedures are ‘systemic.'

VA Inspector General releases Phoenix report

Report: Delaying medical care to veterans and manipulating records to hide those delays is 'systemic throughout' VA.

A message to veterans from the Secretary of Veterans Affairs

VA chief echoes Obama's vow to get to the bottom of allegations.

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