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Wed, 24 Feb 2021 10:04:00 EST

VA updates musculoskeletal and muscle injuries portion of disability rating schedule to reflect changes used to evaluate Veterans' disability compensation
The musculoskeletal and muscle injuries portion of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) VA Schedule for Rating Disabilities (VASRD) has been revised to reflect updated medical information used to assess Veterans' medical records and determine their VA More...

Mon, 22 Feb 2021 11:02:00 EST

VA launches public guidance to further protect Veterans' personal information
This February the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) launched Ethics Principles for Access to and Use of Veteran Data as part of ongoing efforts to protect Veteran data. More...

Thu, 18 Feb 2021 14:37:00 EST

VA announces additional leadership appointments
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) released the names of the latest key appointees in the department. More...

Thu, 18 Feb 2021 13:00:00 EST

VA offers continued debt relief options to Veterans
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) reaffirms its commitment to extend debt relief for Veterans through Sept. 30. More...

Wed, 17 Feb 2021 11:10:00 EST

VA reaches milestone vaccinating its 1 millionth Veteran
The Department of Veterans Affairs' (VA) Veterans Health Administration vaccinated its 1 millionth Veteran with their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. More...

Tue, 16 Feb 2021 11:31:00 EST

VA, VFW open telehealth access point in rural Pennsylvania
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) opened a new ATLAS (Accessing Telehealth through Local Area Stations) site this week at Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 7842 in Linesville. More...

Tue, 16 Feb 2021 08:38:00 EST

VA extends existing moratoriums on evictions and foreclosures and extends loan forbearance opportunities
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) will extend the existing moratorium on evictions and foreclosures, as well as extend VA loan forbearance requests, to June 30, because of COVID-19. More...

Thu, 11 Feb 2021 11:00:00 EST

VA receives additional 200,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses to administer to Veterans, employees
Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) health care facilities are receiving a one-time supplemental allocation of 200,000 Moderna COVID-19 vaccine doses this week from the Department of Health and Human Services. More...

Thu, 11 Feb 2021 10:03:00 EST

Satisfied VA workforce resonates with Veterans' positive experience
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has made strides in recent years to improve the work environment, ensuring the department is not only a place where Veterans want to receive care and services, but also a place where employees want to work. More...

Tue, 9 Feb 2021 13:32:00 EST

VA offers millions in grant funding for adaptive sports to support disabled Veterans
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is accepting applications from community organizations through March 31 - for up to $16 million in grant funding - to provide adaptive sports and therapeutic recreational opportunities for disabled Veterans and memb More...



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