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VA Releases National Suicide Data Report (6/18/2018)
WASHINGTON - Today the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) released findings from its most recent analysis of Veteran suicide data for all 50 states and the District of Columbia.
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has issued a new policy implementing the May 2018 Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act, to protect Veteran homeowners from predatory lending practices when obtaining a VA-guaranteed refinance loan.
VA Extends Record of Transparency with First-Ever Posting of Annual Nursing Home Ratings (6/12/2018)
Today the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) extended its unprecedented 18-month record of transparency disclosures by making public for the first time its annual nursing home ratings. The data show that, overall, VA's nursing home system - composed of more than 130 community living centers - compares closely with private sector nursing homes, even though the department on average cares for sicker patients in its nursing homes than do private facilities.