May 14, 2018

VA announces Paul Lawrence as new Under Secretary for Benefits

VA announced that Paul R. Lawrence will assume office Tuesday, May 15 as the department’s new Under Secretary for Benefits. Lawrence is a former Army captain […]
May 14, 2018

VA to expand telehealth by allowing health care providers to treat patients across state lines

VA announced a new federal rule that will allow VA doctors, nurses and other health-care providers to administer care to Veterans using telehealth, or virtual technology, […]
May 14, 2018

VA updates compensation rating criteria, adds women-specific conditions to the schedule

In September 2017, VA began updating the VA Schedule for Rating Disabilities, the federal regulations used by claims processors to determine the severity of disabilities related […]
May 8, 2018

Veterans benefits scam alert: Beware of scammers impersonating VA attorneys

VA is currently investigating a telephone scam involving an individual or individuals impersonating VA Office of General Counsel  attorneys. The perpetrator reportedly calls Veterans and requests […]
May 7, 2018

Veteran ID Card Will Finally Ship This Week: Official

Identification cards from the Department of Veterans Affairs’ new program will be in the mail, on their way to veterans starting “tomorrow,” VA officials said — […]
May 4, 2018

VA and Small Business Administration team up to help Veteran entrepreneurs

VA is working with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) to provide education and support to disabled Veterans interested in self-employment. VA’s Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment […]
April 30, 2018

VA introduces new feature that allows Veterans to securely access medical images online

VA recently released a new online feature through the My HealtheVet portal that allows Veterans to access their medical images and associated study reports online. Called […]
April 30, 2018

Vet360: Sharing information across VA to enhance service to Veterans

Veterans and their families interact with the VA for issues ranging from home loans to medical services, sometimes over the course of years and for a […]
April 30, 2018

VA Video Connect expands Veterans’ access to health care

More and more Veterans are receiving health-care treatment virtually, thanks to VA’s efforts to expand telehealth. One of the recent successes has been VA Video Connect, […]