Veterans remain at higher risk of experiencing homelessness than the rest of the population. Although some veterans have access to health care through the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Medicaid plays an important role for this population, particularly those experiencing homelessness. This brief describes Medicaid’s role for veterans experiencing homelessness and provides insight into how the Affordable Care Act (ACA) Medicaid expansion has affected their coverage and access to care. It shows:
The new Eagle Park Apartments at 1701 W. El Camino Real will have 62 studios and five one-bedroom apartments. Construction should be completed by November 2018.
President-elect Donald Trump hasn't tapped a VA Secretary yet, but yesterday his transition team announced plans for VA reform will include allowing veterans to seek private healthcare options. From the Wall Street Journal:
The Education Department is celebrating the holiday season with a news release announcing that 17 colleges have failed the 90/10 rule.
Thousands of veterans injured in combat could soon be able to recoup taxes erroneously collected from their disability severance pay due to a new law signed by President Barack Obama.
EVERY Veterans Day, the nation honors the brave men and women who risk their lives to protect our country and the freedom we cherish.
IG confirmed allegations that certain radiology services lacked peer review protocol to prevent misinterpretations of radiologic studies.
The Post-9/11 GI Bill makes no accommodation for students who are enrolled in a school that closes.
Q: What impact do Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits that have been transferred from a veteran to a college-bound child have on our Expected Family Contribution?
The company that runs ITT Technical Institute -- one of the country's most popular schools for users of the Post-9/11 GI Bill -- has stopped enrolling all new students a week after the federal government banned the for-profit school from enrolling students who use federal loans to pay for classes.
Military service may present unique needs at the end of life, according to the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization.
The new policy allows Marines to re-enlist for two years at a time without having to face retention boards repeatedly.
As veterans age they need more care The VA has benefits that address these issues such as Aid & Attendance.
Despite growth of care in three service lines, legislator expresses concern that the agency still needs to ensure vets get adequate telemedicine care in a timely manner.
Military veteran Bob Mulz, a City Heights business owner, said the city of San Diego violated its own law.
The Senate Committee on Appropriation took Veterans Affairs leaders to task, seeking to determine an endpoint to the long list of issues plaguing the department.
Payouts soar as embattled Veterans Affairs department expands coverage and streamlines claims process, risking overpayments.
A ruling handed down by the Supreme Court yesterday says the Veterans Affairs Department must give preferential treatment to veteran-owned small businesses.
A Quinnipiac University Poll revealed registered American voters say veterans should be allowed to use marijuana for PTSD.
The $10 billion Veterans Choice has not cut backlogs, critics say. This problem can be particularly urgent when it comes to mental health cases.