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News from the Department of Veterans Affairs

Press Releases

VA's proposed rules for Veteran community care now open for public comment (2/21/2019)

Today the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced the publication beginning tomorrow of a proposed regulation in the Federal Register for the new Veterans community care program, including access standards. The proposed regulation would establish new rules for the Veterans community care program required by section 101 of the VA Maintaining Internal Systems and Strengthening Integrated Outside Networks Act (MISSION Act) of 2018.

VA's Appeals Modernization Act takes effect today: New law streamlines department's current claims and appeals process for Veterans (2/19/2019)

Today the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced that it has implemented the Veterans Appeals Improvement and Modernization Act of 2017, which was signed into law Aug. 23, 2017, and represents one of the most significant statutory changes to benefit Veterans in decades.

VA's ?Better Starts Today' campaign challenges Veterans to ditch smokeless tobacco (2/19/2019)

WASHINGTON - Today the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced that it will mark the annual Great American Spit Out on Feb. 21, calling attention to the dangers of using smokeless tobacco, with its 'Better Starts Today' campaign.

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