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The Most Expensive Wars The United States Has Been Involved In

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Expensive Wars

 

Since its inception in 1776, the United States of America has experienced wartime relations throughout almost its entire lifespan. Some of these wars were short, some were long, some were victories, and some were losses. Some of these wars cost the United States a whole lot of money.

VA likely wasted $1.1 billion on multiple efforts to modernize EHR, GAO says

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Wasted 1 Billion

 

After 138 contractors hired to develop, manage and maintain its legacy VistA EHR, it's now obsolete since VA plans to replace system with Cerner.

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs spent $1.1 billion with 138 contractors from 2011 to 2016 on multiple efforts to modernize its legacy EHR system, VistA, according to a new report from the Government Accountability Office.

Accused of medical malpractice—a lot? The VA may be the place for you

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Medical Malpractice

 

“They went and served their country—and they’re messed up and everything.”

The Department of Veterans Affairs has knowingly hired doctors with trails of misconduct allegations, licensing problems, malpractice accusations, and patient settlements, according to a recent USA Today investigation.

VA kills plan to cut homeless-Vet program after outcry

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Dr Shulkin 25

 

Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin has killed a plan to shift money from a major homelessness program in response to a wave of protest from Veterans' advocates, who said the move would aggravate conditions for chronically ill and vulnerable Vets.

Tribal Housing and Urban Development-Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (HUD-VASH) Program

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Tribal Housing

 

Learn how the Tribal Housing and Urban Development-Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (HUD-VASH) program helps homeless Native American Veterans exit homelessness. Tribal HUD-VASH combines rental assistance from HUD with case management, clinical and supportive services provides by VA specifically for Native American Veterans who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.

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Veterans Identification Card

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VA ID Card

 

The new Veterans Identification Card (VIC) provides a safer and more convenient and efficient way for most Veterans to show proof of service. With the VIC, Veterans with honorable service to our nation will no longer need to their paper DD-214s to obtain Veteran discounts and other services.The VIC is a more portable and secure method for those who served the minimum obligated time in service, but do not qualify for a military retirement card or VA health care.

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White House VA Hotline Now Fully Staffed and Operational Around the Clock to Serve Nation’s Veterans

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WH Hotline

 

Today the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced that the White House VA Hotline, first launched in June as part of President Donald J. Trump’s commitment to reforming VA, is now fully staffed with live agents working to serve Veterans 24-hours a day, 365 days a year.

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