So many stories of VA not doing right by their veterans. Here's another this time, Bay Pines VA. When a hospital has to pause surgeries there is clearly something that went wrong. The OIG investigated a complaint that a thoracic surgeon was incompetent and while the OIG did not substantiate that the surgeon was incompetent though 3 veterans died within weeks while in post op … [Read more...] about Bay Pines VA another incompetence concern – 3 veterans die after thoracic surgery.
Secretary Shulkin on the ‘State of VA’: Making VA into an organization Veterans deserve from May 2017 below “As a physician I tend to look at things in te Read the full article at: www.hadit.com … [Read more...] about U.S. Secretary of Veterans Affairs Dr. David Shulkin discusses the transformation of Veterans Affairs being undertaken by the Trump Administration Jul 11, 2017 » HadIt.com VA Disability Claims Vete…
A bipartisan congressional agreement on the biggest expansion of college aid for military veterans in a decade would remove a 15-year time limit to tap into benefits and increase money for thousands in the National Guard and Reserve.The House deal expected to be announced later Thursday is an effort to fill coverage gaps in the post-9/11 GI Bill amid a rapidly changing job … [Read more...] about APNewsBreak: House deal would boost college aid for veterans
MANCHESTER, N.H. — This is what the US Department of Veterans Affairs says a four-star hospital looks like:One operating room has been abandoned since last October because exterminators couldn’t get rid of the flies. Doctors had to cancel surgeries in another OR last month after they discovered what appeared to be rust or blood on two sets of surgical instruments that were … [Read more...] about A four-star case of failure at Manchester VA – The Boston Globe
A proposal to enhance the GI Bill would make the education benefit a lifetime possibility for new recruits. Read the full article at: www.military.com Thanks to the Harry W. Colmery Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2017, education as a lifetime benefit for the new generation of veterans may become a reality. Education as a lifetime benefit would be a huge benefit pre … [Read more...] about New GI Bill Would Make College Education a Lifetime Benefit
A continuing KARE 11 Investigation discovered veterans are getting saddled with medical debt they shouldn’t owe -- some of it even turned over to collection agencies -- after trips to the emergency room. Read the full article at: www.kare11.com Infuriating. Has this happened to you? I bet it has happened to many and it is unacceptable. Here this veteran does what the VA tells … [Read more...] about Vet turned over to collections after VA bill denial