There's good news for many Veterans receiving prescriptions from VA. As of February 27, 2017, the regulations for copayments will change.
Christine Golden assisting veteran at Bronx VA Dealing with the VA and making sure you get the benefits and services you need can be tricky, luckily you have a friend at VetsFirst. Lynn Kelly had been married [...]
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced today it has eliminated paper signature requirements for Veterans wishing to enroll in VA health care. Effective immediately, VA has amended its enrollment regulations to allow Veterans to complete enrollment applications for [...]
As the 113th session of Congress comes to a close, VetsFirst is pleased to report major victories on our 2014 legislative priorities. Our first victory was inclusion of language from the Housing Assistance for Veterans Act (HAVEN Act) in the National [...]
In an open letter to veterans, VA Secretary Bob McDonald announced the beginning of a phased implementation of the Veterans Choice Program. This program, which is part of the Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014 signed by President Obama on [...]
Ann M. Spungen, Ph.D, & William A. Bauman, M.D., Awarded ‘Sammies’ - Photo Credit: VA The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), recently awarded the prestigious Samuel J. Heyman Science and Environment Medal to William A. Bauman, [...]
President Obama signs VA reform legislation at Fort Belvoir. President Obama has signed into law sweeping legislation to reform VA. VetsFirst attended the historic bill signing on August 7 at Fort Belvoir, along with members of leading national [...]
LIFE magazine cover from May 22, 1970, about the maltreatment of veterans at the Bronx VA Medical Center Delays in accessing health care from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) that resulted in veterans’ deaths have sickened [...]