FILE - In this April 2, 2015, file photo, a visitor leaves the Sacramento Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Rancho Cordova, Calif. A new program that was supposed to get patients off waiting lists at Veterans Affairs medical centers by letting them switch to private-sector doctors is proving to be an even bigger disappointment than initially thought. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)

VA lays out standards for veterans to see private doctors

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Veterans Affairs Department releases its much anticipated community care standards, which lay out what veterans are allowed…

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Fix for Veterans Choice shortfall fails in the House with little funds left

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VA stakeholders want more money, updated facilities and staff

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Touting 2 years of progress, McDonald hopes Trump will continue VA transformation

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Mental health now part of Navy’s discharge considerations

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Senate committee insists it’s not trying to privatize VA health care

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Private sector should ‘complement,’ not replace VA health care

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VA gets new tool to speed up claims processing, reduce backlog

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Order calls for interagency cooperation on veterans’ mental health

Executive order calls for vets in emotional distress to be seen by a professional within 24 hours. It also enlists HHS, Education, DoD and VA in interagency…

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