Veterans Choice

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Rollout may not be perfect, but VA insists it’s ready for the MISSION Act

The Department of Veterans Affairs said it’s ready for MISSION Act implementation by June 6, despite concerns from Congress, the U.S. Digital Service and…

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Getty Images/Tasos KatopodisVA Secretary Robert Wilkie (Dec. 19. Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

Congress is piling on new initiatives for VA, but IT updates are struggling to keep pace

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Getty Images/Tasos KatopodisVA Secretary Robert Wilkie (Dec. 19. Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

VA MISSION Act funding to take center stage in upcoming 2020 budget battles

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Getty Images/Tasos KatopodisVA Secretary Robert Wilkie (Dec. 19. Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

Congress questions progress on veterans choice, suicide prevention amid ‘constant churn’ of VA leadership

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VA MISSION Act passes the House

In today’s Federal Newscast, the House passes the VA MISSION Act, which would give the Veterans Affairs Department a long-awaited alternative to the Choice…

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FedRAMP, Cloud Security Alliance creating new joint certification system

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Federal Risk Authorization and Management Program and the Cloud Security Alliance announce the creation of FedSTAR to…

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House nearing the finish line on new Veterans Choice legislation

The House Veterans Affairs Committee also signed off on a clear oversight process for VA’s electronic health record modernization project, plus several other pieces of new legislation.

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