• VA releases updated DOD list identifying Agent Orange sites outside of Vietnam

    VA has released an updated DOD list of locations outside of Vietnam where tactical herbicides were used, tested or stored by the United States military.

  • Veterans can now access information through Health Records on iPhone

    VA is rolling out nationwide access for Veterans to their VA health data, alongside their health records from other health care providers, in the Health Records section of the Health app for iPhone.

  • VA’s voluntary research genetics program reaches 750,000 Veteran partners

    VA recently reached a major milestone with enrollment of its 750,000th Veteran partner in the Million Veteran Program (MVP)

  • VA’s Home Loan Guaranty program notifies Veterans of potential loan fee waivers

    Veterans who qualify for VA Home Loan funding fee waiver will be notified in home loan eligibility certificate and disability compensation award letter.

  • Top VA official honored for contributions to women’s health

    The Society for Women's Health Research (SWHR) recognized Dr. Carolyn Clancy during a ceremony May 1 in Washington, D.C., for her contributions to improving women's health research.

  • Medicare and Medicaid Services join to strengthen safety surveillance for medications issued to Veterans

    VA currently has a robust system in place for medication surveillance to ensure safe use by Veteran patients and the ability to analyze patient outcomes. This new agreement will enable VA to incorporate up-to-date Medicare prescription information into its safety surveillance operations.

  • VA’s improvements to Veteran community care under MISSION Act on track for June 6 implementation

    A key aspect of the MISSION Act is the consolidation of VA’s community care programs, which will make community care work better for Veterans and their families, providers and VA employees.

  • VA ensures Veterans have same-day access to emergency mental health care

    Providing same-day 24/7 access to mental health crisis intervention and support for Veterans, service members and their families is VA's top clinical priority

  • VA National Cemetery Administration partners with Carry The Load to honor Veterans and their families

    Each participant walks or rides to “carry the load” for a deceased military service member or Veteran, remembering them and honoring their sacrifice.

  • Magazine honors VA’s New Orleans replacement medical center with ‘Best of the Best Health Care’ award

    An engineering and construction industry magazine recognized a U.S. Department […]

  • VA releases health care inspection reports and staffing data for its 134 community living centers

    The overall star rating for VA’s nursing homes compared to private sector nursing homes rated by the CMS shows that VA has a significantly lower percentage of one-star, or lowest rated, facilities.

  • VA’s Center for Women Veterans kicks off Women’s History Month with ‘Trailblazers’ campaign

    Sponsored by VA’s Center for Women’s Veterans, the event will feature 15 women Veterans representing all branches of military service in a 2019 campaign.

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