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Apple partners with VA to bring Health Records to veterans

Apple announced this morning it has partnered with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to make the Health Records feature on iPhones available to veterans. The deal will allow the veterans to view their medical information across participating institutions, including the VA, organized in the Apple Health app. These health records include allergies, conditions, immunizations, lab results, medications, procedures and vitals, and will be displayed alongside other information, like Apple Wa...
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United States: Federal Circuit Affirms Veteran-Owned Small Businesses Are The VA's First Priority - Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit recently affirmed a May 2017 Court of Federal Claims decision requiring the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs ("VA") to give veteran-owned small businesses first priority before purchasing from the AbilityOne Program.
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United States: BREAKING: The VA Issues A Final Rule Amending Its Veteran-Owned Small Business Guidelines - Holland & Knight

More than eight months after issuing its proposed rules, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has finally issued the long awaited final rule
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U.S. Home Equity Lines of Credit Increase 14 Percent in Q1 2018

ATTOM Data Solutions released its Q1 2018 U.S. Residential Property Loan Origination Report this week, which shows that more than 1.8 million (1,813,691) loans secured by residential property (1 to 4 units) were originated in Q1 2018, down 5 percent from the previous quarter and down 3 percent from a year ago. 665,887 of the residential loans originated in Q1 2018 were purchase loans, down 16 percent from the previous quarter but still up 2 percent from a year ago. 799,939 of the residential ...
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Convenient Care launches in 9 locations

On Monday, April 9, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced the soft launch of the Convenient Care Initiative in Bakersfield.
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mHealth News: The Headlines You Might Have Missed

Here are some of the top stories in healthcare, telemedicine, and mobile health that our sister site mHealthWatch has been monitoring this past week. Leading U.S. Health Systems Announce Plans for Non-Profit Initiative To help patients by addressing the often unwarranted shortages and high costs of lifesaving generic medications, Intermountain Healthcare is leading a collaboration with Ascension, SSM Health and Trinity Health, in consultation with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), to...
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mHealth News: The Headlines You Might Have Missed

Here are some of the top stories in healthcare, telemedicine, and mobile health that our sister site mHealthWatch has been monitoring this past week. CRF Health Recognized as One Of The Year’s Most Disruptive Digital HealthTech Companies CRF Health, a leading global provider of patient-centered eSource technology solutions for the life sciences industry, has just announced that it has been recognized as a leading HealthTech Innovator in the 2017 Global Digital Health 100 Awards. 1Vision Awarded ...
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GAO-18-124, Veterans Health Administration: Better Data and Evaluation Could Help Improve Physician Staffing, Recruitment, and Retention Strategies, October 19, 2017

What GAO Found The Veterans Health Administration (VHA), within the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), has opportunities to improve staffing, recruitment, and retention strategies for...
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United States: Department Of Veterans Affairs Aims To Trump State Telemedicine Rules - Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs ("VA") is taking a significant step towards expanding needed services to Veterans by proposing a rule to preempt state restrictions on telehealth.
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Judicial Watch Files Second Lawsuit Against Veterans Affairs

Veterans Affairs Washington, DC –-(Ammoland.com)- Judicial Watch announced today that it has filed a second Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Veterans’ Affairs (VA) for information regarding non-veteran use of prime real estate in West Los Angeles set aside nearly 130 years ago to serve as a home for disabled veterans.The complaint was filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia (Judicial Watch v. U.S. Department of Veterans’ Affairs (No...
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Judicial Watch Sues V.A. for Information on Plan to House Homeless Vets

Homeless Veterans Washington, DC –-(Ammoland.com)- Judicial Watch announced today that it filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Veterans’ Affairs (VA) to for information regarding an agreement to turn a VA campus in Los Angeles into permanent housing for homeless veterans.The complaint was filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia (Judicial Watch v. U.S. Department of Veterans’ Affairs (No. 1:17-cv-00994)).The lawsuit was filed aft...
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Earth City company pays $4 million to settle pricing, sourcing allegations

Government contractor ICP Medical, based in Earth City, Missouri, has signed a civil settlement agreement and paid $4 million to resolve allegations involving submittal of false claims for medical items to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD). ICP allegedly made false disclosures to the VA and the DoD regarding discounts and prices it was providing to other customers for medical products, including surgical gowns, sheets and scrubs, according to ...
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Ask Carrie: What Do Vets Need to Know About Their Finances?

Dear Carrie, My son joined the Army right out of high school with the idea of a military career. After 12 years and two tours of duty, he's decided to return to civilian life. I've been reading that vets have a lot of financial problems once they're on their own, especially with debt. How can I help him? --A Reader Dear Reader, Making any type of career change has its financial challenges, but the obstacles--financial and otherwise--that many veterans face as they re-enter civilian life go beyon...
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Veterans: Get 100% Financing on Home Loans up to $1 Million

As the financial crisis gets further behind us, mortgage options get more flexible. One loan program that’s often overlooked is a VA loan. If you’ve served in the U.S. military, you can get a loan backed by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) with no down payment. VA loan features This may be a surprise: VA loans aren’t actually made by the VA. They are made by mortgage lenders, and the VA backs the loans, which enables lenders to be more flexible when making these loans. Features of ...
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Three Ballot Initiatives That Could Change America

On November 8th citizens in 35 states vote on 163 ballot initiatives. They cover a wide range of subjects (e.g. marijuana, minimum wage, taxes, gun control). To my mind, initiatives in three states---California on reducing drug prices, South Dakota on revamping its political system, and New Mexico on the inequitable use of bail-- stand out as having a potentially broad national impact. California Takes on Big Pharma Californians will vote on a ballot initiative that requires state agencies to p...
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Long Island Veterans Hospital is an Example of VA Failure

The failure of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, VA, to regulate its health division has stayed in the news, yet nothing seems to be done about it. The latest example, Long Island Veterans Hospital, of that failure was reported by the New York Times on September 19, 2016. The Northport VA Medical Center, locatedThe post Long Island Veterans Hospital is an Example of VA Failure appeared first on Legal Reader.
Tags: Corruption, New York, Fraud, New York Times, Whistleblower, News & Politics, Health & Medicine, FHA, Veterans Administration, U S Department of Veterans Affairs VA


HUD and VA Work to Find Permanent Homes for Homeless Veterans

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) recently announced a second round of funding to help provide permanent homes to an estimated 108 veterans experiencing homelessness in seven states.  The rental assistance announced this week is provided through the HUD-Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (HUD-VASH) Program which combines rental assistance from HUD with case management and clinical services provided by VA (see attached lis...
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IDAvatars to Move Beyond Healthcare Following Purchase of CodeBaby

Since launching in 2013, Mequon, WI-based iDAvatars has mostly focused on applications for its intelligent virtual assistant software in the healthcare industry. That will likely change following the startup’s acquisition of CodeBaby, which has developed similar technology to iDAvatars’. CodeBaby’s client roster includes some healthcare organizations, but also companies in sectors like finance, retail, and mobile communications. “We know that the capabilities of iDAvatars can be used in a n...
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HUD and VA Find Permanent Homes for 5,200 Homeless Veterans

To help end veteran homelessness, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) are awarding nearly $38 million to help more than 5,200 homeless veterans find a permanent place to call home. The rental assistance announced recently is provided through the HUD-Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (HUD-VASH) Program , which combines rental assistance from HUD with case management and clinical services provided by VA. HUD-VASH works in re...
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End-of-Life Care: Serving Those Who Served Our Country

Yancey Farrington, a Marine veteran with renal failure, has one final wish. "My son barely knows who I am," he told Joseph Vitti, a New York hospice worker and a fellow veteran. "All I want--what would be a million bucks for me--is for the Marines to present him with my flag at his fourth birthday, so he will have a little piece of me." After helping Yancey retrieve lost military records and discharge papers, Joseph worked with the Marines to make sure that together they can make Yancey's final ...
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Pressing Candidates to Prioritize People With Disabilities: A Voter Checklist

Election season is underway and the American voter is in the driver's seat, with every candidate's policies and promises up for review. In addition to the presidency, 469 seats in the U.S. Congress (34 Senate seats and all 435 House seats) are up for election on Nov. 8. And at the state level, 94 senior elected positions across 22 states will be decided in the fall, in addition to legislature elections in 86 state legislative chambers. Now is the time for voters to ask the tough questions as the...
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Veterans Affairs Suicide Hotline Put People on Hold, Went to Voicemail

According to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), five veterans commit suicide each day. They average (deployed or not) 51 percent of a higher suicide rate than the general U.S. population — that’s 29.5 suicides per every 100,000 veterans. This is tragic news for those of us who respect the sacrifice of those in the U.S. military because these people deserve more than anyone to live and enjoy the country they protected. But because of PTSD, unemployment, depression, and other causes, th...
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4 VA Loan Myths That Hamper Veteran Home Buyers

Part of the original GI Bill of 1944, VA home loans - mortgage loans guaranteed by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) - have soared since the housing crash. During a time of tight credit and tough lending, this long-cherished program backed a record 631,151 loans in fiscal year 2015. VA loans aren't just grabbing market share - they're snagging headlines, too, from talk of their industry-low interest rates to their surprising safety. But countless veterans and military families are sti...
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