February 4, 2017

Finding veteran resources from home

We were all talking around the coffee table these last few days about just how accessible help and assistance is for veterans in our area. What […]
February 2, 2017

VA dental insurance pilot program extended for enrolled Veterans

Beginning in 2014, VA piloted the VA Dental Insurance Program (VADIP), which provided an opportunity for certain eligible Veterans and their beneficiaries to purchase dental insurance from private […]
January 31, 2017

VA to hold town halls in Morrow County

Town halls for veterans will be March 7 in Boardman and Irrigon. The meetings will give local veterans the opportunity to hear updates and to voice […]
January 27, 2017

Female veterans face barriers to health care

Rhonda Gleason thought the Veterans Affairs doctor wasn’t listening. Turns out, she was right. She’d driven more than three hours from her centeral Oregon home to […]
January 26, 2017

Helping Veterans be smokefree in ’17: A Twitter chat wrap up on quitting smoking

On Jan. 24, 2017, VA’s Veterans Health Administration partnered with Smokefree.gov, Mental Health America and APA Public Interest to discuss how we can help Veterans and […]
January 23, 2017

Deschutes County Selected for Behavioral Health Pilot Program

Deschutes County, Ore. – Deschutes County has been selected to participate in a two-year federally-funded behavioral health pilot program. The new Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic […]
January 19, 2017

Injured veterans will be covered for fertility services

The federal Department of Veterans Affairs announced Wednesday it will cover the costs of assisted reproductive technology because of service-related injuries. U.S. Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., […]
January 13, 2017

New rule establishes a presumption of service connection for diseases associated with exposure to contaminants in the water supply at Camp Lejeune

VA has published regulations to establish presumptions for the service connection of eight diseases associated with exposure to contaminants in the water supply at Camp Lejeune, […]
January 12, 2017

New regulation changes copayment cost of outpatient medication

Effective February 27, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) will change the federal regulations concerning copayments charged to Veterans for medications required on an outpatient basis […]