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VA expands telehealth access during COVID-19 pandemic

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) recently announced its Digital Divide Consult has helped more than 12,000 veterans obtain internet access or a video-capable device for their health care needs. As part of the program, VA providers refer veterans to a VA social worker, who determines eligibility for various programs to assist with getting the internet service or technology […]

VA publishes final rule to improve delivery of prosthetic and sensory aids services

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) recently published a final rule to establish and clarify eligibility for prosthetic and rehabilitative items and services available to veterans. This establishes for the first time, the nationwide categories of prosthetic and orthotic services, sensory aids and medical devices VA is authorized to provide to veterans as part of their active treatment and […]

VA, Fitbit help support veteran health and wellness during COVID-19 pandemic

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced this week a new initiative with Fitbit that will provide eligible veterans, caregivers and VA staff with access to Fitbit programs and services to help manage stress, improve sleep and increase physical activity during the COVID-19 pandemic. The initiative will be focused on participants who currently use Fitbit devices. VA has contracted […]

Giving back to those who gavegave…

VFW shows support for national effort to honor WWII veterans

The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) is proud to show its support for Operation September Freedom, a national effort by Dream Flights, formerly Ageless Aviation Dreams Foundation, to locate and honor our World War II veteran heroes with free Dream Flights in restored, WWII-era Stearman biplanes. Dream Flights is a nonprofit organization dedicated to honoring America’s veterans and seniors living […]

VA resumes overpayment notifications while continuing veteran relief options

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced today its nationwide plan to resume mailing notification letters to veterans, for benefit overpayments placed in suspension from April 3 through January 1, 2021. The collection of these overpayments was deferred to provide financial relief to veterans due to the COVID-19 pandemic. “VA recognizes veterans and beneficiaries may still experience financial distress […]

Suicide prevention efforts bring more help to all Americans

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced the completion of all 2020 priorities established under the President’s Roadmap to Empower Veterans and End a National Tragedy of Suicide (PREVENTS) to end suicide through seamless access to care… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

VA publishes federal government’s first Employee Experience journey map

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) recently announced the creation of a new, first-of-its-kind tool that supports VA’s public servants in providing the highest level of service to veterans, their families, caregivers and survivors they serv… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

VA updates welcome kit for veterans and families

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs announced this week the addition of caregiver resources to the VA Welcome Kit—a guide for service members, veterans, their families, caregivers, and survivors to access care, benefits and services. The updat… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Answering their nation’son’s call

VA employees volunteer to assist in COVID-19 response

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced this week that more than 1,000 VA staff have volunteered for more than 3,700 deployments— the most for a single emergency—in response to COVID-19. To date, VA personnel have deployed to more than… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

VA launches single access point to all VA contact centers

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) recently announced the formal launch of 1-800-MyVA411 (1-800-698- 2411), a single access point to all VA contact centers. The number is available 24 hours-a-day, 365 days-a-year to serve veterans, their fa… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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