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News from the Department of Veterans Affairs

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VA hits major milestone in the resolution of legacy appeals (7/6/2020)

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced today it has reached a significant milestone in the overall Legacy Appeals Resolution Plan with the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) completing actions on nearly all non-remand legacy appeals as of July 4.

VA reinstates in-person services at 100 hospitals across the country (7/2/2020)

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced today, as of mid-June, more than 100 VA medical facilities and medical centers (VAMCs) have reinstated at least one in-person service within their direct health care delivery system after certain services were temporarily on hold or reduced due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

National Academies affirms scientific necessity of VA canine research (7/1/2020)

WASHINGTON - A National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine (NASEM) study has affirmed the Department of Veterans Affairs' (VA) position that canine research is 'scientifically necessary' for certain areas of research that benefit seriously disabled Veterans

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