Veteran Health Care

Ted Cruz Starts Petition for VA Secretary to Resign

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WASHINGTON -- Former presidential candidate Ted Cruz began a petition Wednesday calling on Bob McDonald to resign despite a public apology from the Department of Veterans Affairs secretary for comparing the wait for veterans' health care to the lines for Disney amusement-park rides. The Republican senator from Texas, who put the petition on his... more

Daughter Fights for Better VA Treatment for Father

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SUNBURY — Misdiagnoses, frequent delays in treatment, incompetence, and lack of communication between patient and doctors at three Veterans Administration hospitals in three states, almost led to the death of Sunbury resident Jeff Anselmo, 63, a Vietnam veteran with a heart condition, family members said. And now his daughter Mikki Anselmo, 33,... more

VA Mental Health Telehealth Centers

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has announced the establishment of five VA Mental Health Telehealth Clinical Resource Centers to provide enhanced mental health access and services to veterans in remote locations. The new centers will provide veterans, particularly those living in rural areas, with rapid access to mental health services w... more

VA Adds 5 Mental Health Telehealth Resource Centers

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The VA is expanding their Telehealth system with the establishment of five VA Mental Health Telehealth Clinical Resource Centers to provide enhanced mental health access and services to Veterans in remote locations. Clinical Video Telehealth means that instead of having the cost and inconvenience of traveling by road, rail or air to see a spe... more

Telephonic Healthcare Applications at VA

Beginning in July, 2016, all veterans will be able to complete applications for Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) health care enrollment over the phone. This will eliminate paper applications, which means veterans will be able to get quicker access to medical attention. Also, VA is accelerating the applications of 31,000 combat Veterans who al... more

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