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Former VA Employee Charged with Health Care Fraud

By on November 13, 2019 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Former VA Employee Charged with Health Care Fraud

A former VA employee, his daughter and ex-wife are facing charges of health care fraud in excess of $300,000.

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How the VA Improvement and Modernization Act Changed the Appeals Process

By on November 12, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
How the VA Improvement and Modernization Act Changed the Appeals Process

A new law has changed the VA disability benefits claim process. Here is a summary of the changes.

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Sanders Proposes Expanded VA Services

on November 11, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments

Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) is proposing a plan to expand Veterans Affairs services and hire 50,000 new agency employees according to an agenda he released to coincide with Veterans Day.

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VA Left Veterans’ Personal Data at Risk

on October 28, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments

The Inspector General for the Department of Veterans Affairs found that numerous VA and agency-affiliated employees across the country had access to sensitive information stored on two unprotected shared servers which left the personal data of veterans at risk.

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Former VA Secretary Claims Trump Weighed Closing Parts of Health System

on October 17, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments

Former Secretary of Veterans Affairs David Shulkin has claimed that President Trump considered issuing an executive order to close parts of the VA health system without consulting Congress.

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VA Moving Out on Implementing Restrictions on Unions

By on October 7, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments
VA Moving Out on Implementing Restrictions on Unions

The VA announced that it is moving out on implementing President Trump’s executive orders to restrict union power within the agency.

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Family Members Indicted for Stealing Over $800k in VA Benefits

By on October 3, 2019 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Family Members Indicted for Stealing Over $800k in VA Benefits

A group of family members have been indicted on charges that they fraudulently obtained over $800,000 in VA disability benefits.

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Bill to Prevent VA Union “Bribes”

By on October 1, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Bill to Prevent VA Union “Bribes”

A bill has been introduced in the House to restrict AFGE from offering new employees money to immediately join the union.

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Another Bill Targets VA Overpayment Errors

By on September 25, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Another Bill Targets VA Overpayment Errors

Another bill has been introduced to try to remedy overpayments made to veterans by the VA.

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‘Person of Interest’ Identified in Mysterious Deaths of Veterans

on September 20, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments

Authorities are investigating about 10 suspicious deaths at the Louis A. Johnson VA Medical Center amid concerns the veterans were targeted.

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