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Transgender Veteran Care

By | VA Disability

VA Secretary David Shulkin recently assured transgender veterans that, despite President Trump’s ban on transgender people serving in the military, the VA’s services will be unaffected. As Secretary Shulkin stated: “I’ve assured them that our mission is to take care of all veterans and take care of them in a…

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House Bill to Extend Choice Program

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A House Bill recently passed 414-0 that will now move to the Senate to provide $2.1 billion to continue funding the Veterans Choice program, which allows veterans access to private medical care.  An additional $1.8 billion will go to core VA programs, which include 28 leases for new VA medical…

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Veterans Denied Benefits

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Senator Claire McCaskill has asked the American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Vietnam Veterans of America, and Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America for information regarding how veterans have been affected by “other than honorable discharges” from the military.  She’s also inquired what steps they would like to Department of…

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Bipartisanship on Veterans Issues

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The committees responsible for drafting veterans’ issues legislation have largely experienced bipartisan success. For example, Dr. David Shulkin, head of Veterans Affairs, was approved unanimously.  Congress passed a temporary funding extension for the Veterans Choice Program along with a law that makes it easier to hire and fire VA employees. …

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Veteran Suicide Help

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Approximately 22 veterans commit suicide each day.  The majority of those veterans received less than honorable discharges from the military. Secretary of the VA, David Shulkin, said in a news release recently: “Suicide prevention is my top clinical priority.  We want these former service members to know there is someplace…

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Veterans on Medicaid

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Of the 22 million veterans in the United States, fewer than half of them receive health care through the VA system.  Some don’t qualify for VA services and others live too far from a VA facility to receive care there. Many rely instead on Medicaid.  Thirty-one states and the District…

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