PACT Act

VA launches historic health care expansion under accelerated PACT Act eligibility timeline

On March 5, all veterans exposed to toxic substances and other hazards during military service at home or abroad will be eligible to enroll directly in…

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House lawmakers seek higher pay for VA radiation specialists treating vets with cancer

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(AP Photo/Amanda Andrade-Rhoades)Denis McDonough, Secretary of Veterans Affairs, testifies before the Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs on Capitol Hill in Washington on Wednesday, July 14, 2021. (AP Photo/Amanda Andrade-Rhoades)

VA tapping into special pay authorities to make in-demand hires

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VA makes data-sharing pledge for ‘seamless’ veteran health care across 13 health care systems

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Veterans Homeless Grants

VA cancels nearly $10M in bonuses paid to more career executives than intended

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AP/Charles DharapakVA, IT, data

VA vows ‘full review’ of website after IT issues impact disability claims for nearly 57,000 veterans

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(AP Photo/Susan Walsh)FILE - In this photo March 22, 2013 file photo, the exterior of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) building in Washington. Lawmakers are increasingly looking at boosting the IRS to help pay for infrastructure improvements. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

IRS faces $20B cut from modernization fund under debt ceiling agreement

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AP/Charles DharapakVA, IT, data

VHA tells facilities to implement most PACT Act workforce authorities by year’s end

The VA is setting a systemwide goal to have every network using at least half of PACT Act hiring authorities implemented by the end of the year.

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(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)federal pay raise

VA opts into Special Salary Rate for IT workforce, regardless of unclear governmentwide rollout

The Department of Veterans Affairs is rolling out a new pay model for its IT and cybersecurity employees later this year — whether or not a governmentwide…

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VA and partners are trying to bring more Veterans into the fold as PACT Act expands benefits

Over the next 10 years, the Veterans Affairs Department (VA) expects millions of veterans will be eligible for VA benefits as part of the PACT Act.

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