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Former VA Employee Indicted on Charges of Fraud, Bribery and Theft

By on November 13, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Former VA Employee Indicted on Charges of Fraud, Bribery and Theft

The Justice Department announced an indictment against a former VA employee for a scheme to steal veterans’ benefits money.

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Medical Malpractice Coverups at VA Lead to New Legislation

By on November 9, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Medical Malpractice Coverups at VA Lead to New Legislation

A media investigation highlighting serious problems at the VA has led to introduction of yet another reform bill aimed at fixing some of the agency’s problems.

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VA Facing Fallout from Publicity and Scandals

By on November 7, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
VA Facing Fallout from Publicity and Scandals

A bill to change how care is provided for American veterans could substantially alter the role of the VA.

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Use the Department of Veterans Affairs to Test Real Hiring Reform

By on October 17, 2017 in Agency News, Human Resources with 0 Comments
Use the Department of Veterans Affairs to Test Real Hiring Reform

The author says that the VA is the perfect testing ground for trying a new approach to hiring veterans.

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VA Conceals Shoddy Care And Health Workers’ Mistakes

on October 11, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
A USA TODAY investigation found that the VA has for years concealed mistakes and misdeeds by staff members entrusted with the care of veterans.

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VA to Begin Disclosing Agency Secretary’s Official Travel

By on September 29, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
VA to Begin Disclosing Agency Secretary’s Official Travel

In an effort to bolster transparency, the VA will begin posting a list of all official travel by the agency secretary on its website.

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VA Fires Former DC Medical Center Director… Again

By on September 20, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
VA Fires Former DC Medical Center Director… Again

The VA announced that it has fired the former DC Medical Center Director for the second time using its authority under the new VA Accountability Act.

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VA Has a New ‘Wait List’ Problem

on August 28, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
The Department of Veterans Affairs has a growing problem with veterans waiting to see doctors outside the VA as promised under the Veterans Choice Program.

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VA Psychiatrist Had Inappropriate Sexual Contact with His Patient

By on August 25, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
VA Psychiatrist Had Inappropriate Sexual Contact with His Patient

A VA psychiatrist faces up to 20 years in prison after pleading guilty to witness tampering after having a sexual relationship with a female patient.

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New Law Changing Appeals Process at the VA

By on August 24, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
New Law Changing Appeals Process at the VA

President Trump has signed into law provisions that will change the appeals process for veterans seeking certain benefits from the VA.

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