https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2016/09/27/2016-23241/revision-to-a-previously-approved-information-collection-veterans-benefits-administration-vba-voiceThe Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed […]
Another long, hot summer at U.S. Veterans Affairs (VA) is in the history books without necessary reforms. Over the past two months, veterans, watchdogs, national media, and powerful politicians in Congress challenged the VA over their $20 million in high-end art expenditures during a period when 1,000 veterans died without seeing […]
Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.forbes.com
More than 1 million Americans care for ill or injured Iraq and Afghanistan veterans. This new program will pair them with seasoned mentors.
Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.militarytimes.com
A bungled cleaning procedure for medical equipment at a clinic shared by the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Air Force Academy could put 267 patients at risk for hepatitis or human immunodeficiency virus.
Sourced through Scoop.it from: gazette.com
The latest NFL news, rumors, scores, schedules, predictions, picks against the spread, free agent updates, power rankings, mock drafts and more
Sourced through Scoop.it from: bleacherreport.com
Officials tasked with overseeing the Veterans Affairs Department’s hospital project in Aurora, Co., widely considered the biggest construction failure in the agency’s history, wasted millions of taxpayer dollars and years of effort by designing a lavish, sprawling medical complex, the VA’s watchdog said Wednesday. The Aurora clinic’s costs have ballooned from its $800 million budget in 2009 to $1.7 billion and counting. The inspector general pointed to gross mismanagement and overly ambitious, ever-changing design plans as causes of the bungle in its highly-anticipated review of the project. VA officials insisited on including custom glass, custom walls and wood, and custom floors, among other extravagent designs that ratcheted up the cost of the Colorado facility. The agency scrapped plans for a traditional hospital building in favor of blueprints that featured a complex cluster of narrow, individual buildings that would require more money and time to construct.
Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.washingtonexaminer.com
https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2016/09/26/2016-23109/proposed-information-collection-customer-satisfaction-surveys-activity-comment-requestThe Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) National Cemetery Administration (NCA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each revised […]
Many veterans know about the basic health care and education benefits available to them through the department of Veteran’s Affairs, Tricare and the GI Bill.
Sourced through Scoop.it from: militarybenefits.info
VA announced the award of $6.8 billion for VA disability compensation and pension medical disability examinations for the next 12 months with 4 extensions.
Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.disabledveterans.org
https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2016/09/23/2016-22732/federal-civil-penalties-adjustment-act-amendmentsThe Federal Civil Monetary Penalties Act of 1990, as amended by the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015, sets forth a formula increasing the maximum statutory amounts for civil monetary penalties and requires federal agencies to give notice of the new maximum amounts by regulation. This final rule of the Department […]