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VA Secretary backs expanding caregiver program to older vets

WASHINGTON -- Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin supports expanding his department's caregiver benefits to families of veterans of all eras, and thinks the move...

House GOP targets VA’s ‘bad apples’ in vote next week

House Republicans are gearing up for a vote next week on legislation that would make it easier to fire, demote and strip bonus awards...

Report: VA Physician Not Disciplined For Performing Unnecessary Heart Surgeries On...

A federal whistleblower agency released a report Wednesday confirming that a Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) physician performed totally unnecessary and invasive surgeries on...

VA expands mental health care for discharged veterans

The Department of Veterans Affairs will offer urgent mental health care beginning this summer to thousands of former service members with less-than-honorable discharges,...

VA to Expand Mental Health Care for Discharged Veterans

WASHINGTON-The Department of Veterans Affairs will offer urgent mental health care beginning this summer to thousands of former service members with less-than-honorable discharges, part...

VA Secretary says a Choice program extension is needed now

WASHINGTON -- Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin said his department's controversial Choice Card program needs to be reauthorized to ensure better medical care access...

VA to start offering mental health care to ‘bad paper’ veterans

WASHINGTON -- Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin said his department will start offering mental health services for veterans with other-than-honorable dismissals as soon as...

Lawmakers want more help for 440,000-plus veterans caught in paperwork mistakes

WASHINGTON -- Lawmakers are asking the Department of Veterans Affairs to extend health care enrollment deadlines for more than 440,000 veterans who may have...

VA Secretary Shulkin is ‘designated survivor’

David Shulkin was perhaps President Donald Trump's least controversial Cabinet nominee. | AP PhotoVeterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin will not attend President...

What’s in the VA secretary’s 10-point plan to reform his department?

WASHINGTON -- In appearances before veterans groups this week, Veterans Affairs Secretary Dr. David Shulkin is outlining his 10-point plan for reforming department operations...