Read Online HOUSE HEARING 113TH CONGRESS - LEGISLATIVE HEARING ON H.R. 813; H.R. 806; AND A DRAFT DISCUSSION BILL TO AMEND TITLE 38 UNITED STATES CODE TO DIRECT THE SECRETARY OF VETERANS AFFAIRS TO SUBMIT TO CONGRESS A FUTURE-YEARS VETERANS PROGRAM AND A QUADRENNIAL VETERANS REVIEW TO ESTABLISH IN THE DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS A CHIEF STRATEGY OFFICER AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES''.
I Think the Dead Would Disagree: VA Says No Proof Delays in Care Caused Vets to Die - The VA’s Office of Inspector General has been investigating the delays for months and shared a draft report .. VA Secretary McDonald said: “It's important to note that while OIG’s case reviews in the report document substantial delays in care, and quality-of-care concerns, OIG was unable to conclusively assert that the absence of timely quality care caused the death of these veterans.” [...] 08/26
Legislation News: H.R.4556 - Expedited Hiring for VA Trained Psychiatrists Act of 2016 H.R.4556 - Expedited Hiring for VA Trained Psychiatrists Act of 2016 was introduced in the House by Congressman Matt Cartwright(D-PA) on February 12th, 2016. The bill's aim is, "To amend title 38, United States Code, to improve the authority of the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to hire psychiatrists."
VA official resigns in wake of scandal over wait times, care - CNNPolitics
News about the resignation of Dr. Robert Petzel, undersecretary for health in the Department of Veterans Affairs, came one day after he spoke at a Senate hearing about the issue alongside Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric Shinseki.
Legislation News: S.2422 - Fiscal Year 2016 Department Of Veterans Affairs Seismic Safety And Construction Authorization Act S.2422 - Fiscal Year 2016 Department of Veterans Affairs Seismic Safety and Construction Authorization Act was introduced by Senator Dianne Feinstein on December 18th, 2015. The bill's aim is, "To authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to carry out certain major medical facility projects for which appropriations are being made for fiscal year 2016."
David Shulkin ( 1959 - ) the United States Secretary of Veterans Affairs … unanimously confirmed by the Senate on February 13, 2017. Prior to becoming the VA Secretary, Shulkin served as the Under Secretary of Health for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs from 2015-17 in the Obama administration.
Message from the Acting Secretary of Veterans Affairs Sloan D. Gibson | Thank You For Your Service http://thankyouforyourservice.us/issue/june-2014/article/message-from-the-acting-secretary-of-veterans-affairs-sloan-d-gibson
Robert Alan McDonald (born June 20, 1953) is the 8th United States Secretary of Veterans Affairs. He is the retired Chairman, President, and CEO of Procter & Gamble. On July 29, 2014, the U.S. Senate voted 97-0 to confirm McDonald as President Barack Obama's choice to succeed General Eric Shinseki as the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, and on July 30, 2014 he was sworn into office.
No, the VA has not fired 60 people for manipulating wait-time data
Washington Post calls new Veterans Secretary a liar. ------------------------------------------------- On Meet the Press three days ago, Secretary McDonald claimed 900 people overall had been fired since he was appointed in July—60 of them for manipulating waiting lists. The Washington Post did some research and found out the numbers are bullshit. It’s 8 people fired for manipulating waiting lists—only one of them a senior executive—and 900 overall is just the normal rate for Veterans…
Treatment for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in Military and Veteran Populations: Final Assessment - Institute of Medicine In response to the growing #PTSD burden among service members and veterans, a provision of the National Defense Authorization Act for 2010 required the Secretary of the Department of Defense (DoD), in consultation with the Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), to commission an IOM study to assess PTSD treatment programs and services in DoD and VA.
Needing to Hire, Chief of V.A. Tries to Sell Doctors on Change
Veterans Health Administration scandal of 2014 - It was discovered that officials in the Phoenix VA hospital lied about how long the wait times were for veterans to see a doctor.An investigation of delays is being conducted by the Veterans Affairs Office of the Inspector General.The Secretary of Veterans Affairs, General Eric Shinseki, voluntarily resigned
Texas Medicaid cuts leave special needs kids without therapy
Secretary of Veteran Affairs David Shulkin arrives at the wedding of Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin and Scottish actress Louise Linton, at the Andrew Mellon Major veterans' groups voice concern over Senate health bill