Last year VA launched a new program to streamline purchasing supplies for their medical centers. As GAO lays out what the VA needed to do for the program to be successful A strong strategic plan Stable leadership Good communications Stakeholder buy-in GAO found Veterans Affairs was missing these elements when it launched the program; as a result, the program … [Read more...] about VA Contracting: Improvements in Buying Medical and Surgical Supplies Could Yield Cost Savings and Efficiency
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We aren't asking for state of the art care, we are asking for quality competent care. History doesn't repeat but it often rhymes, how many times must our service be so devalued. Do we not deserve to receive the quality care we were promised, is the nations word no good to it's own veterans. That should not be a stretch, it shouldn't be that hard. GAO found VA officials slow … [Read more...] about VA failed to report 90% of potentially dangerous medical providers, GAO confirms
As some of you may know there are 3 kinds of lies, lies, damn lies and statistics and the VA uses them all. Once again we can thank a whistleblower for bring this to our attention. Even with CHOICE in place due to the VA creating fake wait lists to make their numbers look better than they were and damn the veterans who suffer. It continues at the Denver Veterans … [Read more...] about VA Inspector General: Improper wait list used for Colorado vets’ mental health care
I haven't been to the Vet Center in a few years. My therapist there transferred and I moved to the civilian sector. The transition from one to the other was about as seamless as I could have hoped for thanks to my Vet Center therapist. She set me up for success with my new therapist and with myself. I had been in regular therapy since 1991 in California but in 1998 I moved to … [Read more...] about Have you tried going to the Vet Center ? I did and I’m glad.
The following are all the announcements regarding Veterans Affairs for October . Read what rules, regulations and hearing are coming down the pike. Application for Cash Surrender or Policy Loan: Agency Information Collection Activity October 30, 2017 The Application for Cash Surrender or Policy Loan solicits information needed from Veterans to apply for cash surrender value … [Read more...] about Oct. 2017 VA Federal Register Announcements