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  • Hearing on Veterans Health Care Services Outside VA System
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    Veterans and Health Care Contracts

    Witnesses testified at a hearing on the procurement of non-Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) health care services for former soldiers who usually receive medical care from VA facilities.…

  • Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald Testimony on VA Budget
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    Veterans Affairs Health Care and Budget

    Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Secretary Robert McDonald testified at a hearing on his department’s fiscal year 2015 budget shortfall. The secretary warned committee members of the…

  • Hearing on Veterans Health care
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    Veterans' Health Care

    The House Veterans' Affairs Committee held a hearing on the implementation of the Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014. The law was enacted in response to the Veterans…

  • Hearing on the Veterans Affairs Inspector Generals Report
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    Phoenix VA Inspector General's Report, Panel 1

    Witnesses testified at a House Veterans' Affairs Committee hearing on the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) inspector general’s report on long wait times for health care and other…

  • Hearing on Mental Health Care Access For Veterans
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    Veterans Administration Mental Health Care

    The House Veterans Affairs Committee held a hearing on improving access to mental health care services for former soldiers, and the level of care veterans receive for problems such as…

  • VA Hospital Waiting List Records
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    Veterans Administration Health Care Wait List

    Veterans Affairs (VA) Department officials testified about the alleged destruction of an unofficial patient waiting list associated with the Phoenix VA Health Care System. Topics included the failure of VA…

  • Hearing on Whistleblowers at the VA
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    Veterans Administration Whistleblowers, Part 1

    The House Veterans' Affairs Committee held a hearing on the increasing number of whistle-blower complaints within the Veterans Health Administration. Witnesses spoke about retaliation they…

  • Hearing on Veterans Affairs Improvements
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    Veterans Affairs Improvements, Officials

    Acting Secretary Sloan Gibson and Assistant Deputy Undersecretary for Health for Administrative Operations Philip Matkovsky testified about the VA’s efforts to address problems facing the…

  • House and Senate GOP Conferees on VA Reform Bill
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    Veterans' Health Care Bill Negotiations

    House Veterans' Affairs Chair Jeff Miller (R-FL) called a conference meeting on H.R. 3230, the Veterans' Access to Care through Choice, Accountability, and Transparency Act of 2014, a bill…

  • VA Overhaul Conference Meeting
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    Veterans Affairs Overhaul Conference Meeting

    Members of the House and Senate met to negotiate differences between their respective bills to overhaul the Veterans Affairs Department (VA). The bills sought to improve access to care and…

  • Wait Times for Care at VA Medical Facilities
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    Veteran Health Care Facilities

    Two officials from the Veterans Health Administration testified at a hearing on long wait times for care at Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) medical facilities. Both Republican and Democratic…

  • Veterans Affairs Executives Bonuses
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    Veterans Affairs Bonuses

    Gina Farrisee testified on bonuses awarded to senior executives at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). Almost 80 percent of senior executives at the VA received bonuses in 2013,…

  • Veterans Health Care
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    Veterans' Health Care

    Several Veterans Affairs Department officials and the inspector general from the Government Accountability Office testified on delays in veterans' health care and reports of some Veterans Administration medical…

  • Bureaucratic Challenges at the VA
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    Bureaucracy and Veterans' Health Care, Part 1

    Witnesses testified before the House Veterans' Affairs Committee on bureaucratic challenges facing veterans' health care. Committee Chair Jeff Miller (R-FL) commented on an audit released…

  • Speaker Boehners Weekly Briefing
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    House Speaker Weekly Briefing on Veterans Issues

    At his weekly briefing with reporters, House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH), other congressional Republicans, and representatives from various veterans organizations talked about the backlog…

  • Weekly Republican Address
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    Weekly Republican Address

    Representative Jackie Walorski (R-IN) delivered the weekly Republican address. She called on President Obama to support the VA Management Accountability Act, a bill developed in response to…

  • Impact of Government Shutdown on Veterans
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    Impact of Government Shutdown on Veterans

    Eric Shinseki testified on the impact of the government shutdown on services and benefits to military veterans. He said that if the government shutdown continues, about 3.8 million veterans…

  • Sec Shinseki Explains 2014 Budget Request to House VA Committee
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    Fiscal Year 2014 Veterans Affairs Budget

    Secretary of Veterans' Affairs (VA) Eric Shinseki and other VA officials defended spending increases in the fiscal year 2014 budget request for their department.