Bill opens the door to expansion of private care for veterans

May 28, 2018
A bill that could expand the way military veterans can access healthcare has gone to President Trump.  The VA Mission Act includes money for a program that allows some veterans to seek care from neighborhood emergency clinics and private doctors. The measure provides $5 billion to keep this “choice” program going. But it also outlines […]

Cost of military transgender care in the spotlight

Oct 10, 2017
The future of transgender members of the military remains unclear after President Donald Trump signed a memo barring transgender recruits from serving in the military. The Department of Defense is now reviewing the issue.
39-year-old transgender veteran Ashley Register stands outside her Dover, Delaware home.

 
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Former Secretary Robert Gates on recruiting veterans

Nov 11, 2014
The former Defense Secretary talks veteran unemployment, spending cuts and congress.

VA hospitals turn to private doctors for help

Aug 28, 2014
Partnerships between one VA facility and private doctors are paying off for vets.

Will the cash from the VA healthcare overhaul help?

Aug 7, 2014
Will the $16.3 billion dollar bill fix the beleaguered VA healthcare system?

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The education benefits in the VA Reform Bill

Aug 4, 2014
The bill will lift residency requirements for vets who attend public colleges.

Thousands of disability claims in limbo at the VA

Jul 10, 2014
Vets may think their claims have gone through, but they're hung up in the system.

Why Bob McDonald is a big departure for the VA

Jun 30, 2014
Most Veterans Affairs' Chiefs had lots of experience in the military, government.