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Statement from Secretaries Fudge, McDonough, Vilsack and Yellen on continued efforts...

The Secretaries of Housing and Urban Development Marcia L. Fudge, Veterans Affairs Denis McDonough, Agriculture Tom Vilsack and Treasury Janet L. Yellen are calling on servicers of federally backed mortgages to make every effort to ensure no individual or family unduly experiences unnecessary hardship or foreclosure while assistance is available under the Homeowner Assistance Fund.

VA brings new electronic health record system to Columbus, Ohio, medical...

The Department of Veterans Affairs launched its new electronic health record April 30 at the VA Central Ohio Healthcare System in Columbus, Ohio, marking the third rollout in VA’s modernization effort to replace the more than 30-year-old software that tracks and stores patient information.

VA expands reimbursement agreement program to Urban Indian Organizations

The Department of Veterans Affairs partners with Health and Human Services’ 41 Indian Health Service grant-funded Urban Indian Organizations serving eligible American Indian/Alaska Native Veterans.

VA establishes presumptive service connection for rare respiratory cancers for certain...

As part of President Biden’s Unity Agenda commitment to support the nation’s Veterans, the Department of Veterans Affairs is adding nine rare respiratory cancers to the list of presumed service-connected disabilities due to military environmental exposures to fine particulate matter.

Redevelopment of VA Greater Los Angeles West L.A. Campus represents proof...

As part of the Department of Veterans Affairs’ efforts to end Veteran homelessness, Secretary Denis McDonough released Master Plan 2022, April 22, detailing the updated vision for a stable and supportive community for homeless and other at-risk Veterans and their families at the VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System.

National Veterans Creative Arts Festival to showcase award-winning Veterans

The National Veterans Creative Arts Festival is back in person for the first time since 2019 and will be held April 20-25 in St. Petersburg, Florida.

VA advances equity in benefits, services and health care

The Department of Veterans Affairs released its Equity Action Plan, April 14, to eliminate barriers to health care, benefits and services, and create opportunities to improve access and experiences for historically marginalized Veterans.

VA ingenuity affords formerly incarcerated Veterans valuable resources for rehabilitation

The Department of Veterans Affairs introduces new efforts to improve interagency coordination and expand outreach to criminal justice partners, to better help those reentering into society after incarceration.

VA shares implementation plan and locations of PAWS Act pilot program

The Department of Veterans Affairs will publish a Federal Register Notice, Wednesday, March 30, on its plan for implementing the pilot program required by the Puppies Assisting Wounded Servicemembers for Veterans Therapy Act.

VA continues implementation of new electronic health record system at second...

The Department of Veterans Affairs launched its new electronic health record system, March 26, at Jonathan M. Wainwright Memorial VA Medical Center in Walla Walla, Washington.