Three dozen Montana veterans spent a couple of hours in Helena last week voicing health care concerns to Johnny Ginnity, acting director of the VA Montana Health Care System.
A bill before Congress would rename the Billings VA Clinic the Bear Root Department of Veterans Affairs Clinic.
HELENA — Montana military veterans will have the chance to question Department of Veterans Affairs officials Wednesday at Fort Harrison after an investigation into VA health care sites across the nation found long wait times for doctors' appointments in the state.
Newly named Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert A. McDonald has wasted no time outlining a national recruitment effort to bring needed medical professionals into the VA, which could benefit the VA Montana Health Care System.
Four months after the grand opening of the $6.3 million Majestic Lane Clinic, veterans are encountering roadblocks in getting appointments and staffing remains an issue.
Ed Saunders, head of the Disabled American Veterans
Construction is scheduled to begin Tuesday on a $10 million project at the VA Montana Medical Center at Fort Harrison that is aimed primarily at giving patients more privacy.
The information desk and a private reception area make it easy to navigate the new VA clinic.
The new VA Clinic includes two operating rooms.
One full-time dentist and two hygienists offer a full suite of dental care.
DENVER — The Veterans Affairs Department said it wants to fire two supervisors accused of manipulating health care data in Colorado and Wyoming.
The fear reminded Don Browning of that long-ago warning shot at sea, when his destroyer ventured into Chinese waters.
Don Browning stands for a portrait outside his home Thursday in Casper. Browning received a medical discharge from the Navy and a 100 percent disability rating in 1964 after a nine-month bout of tuberculosis, but did not receive Veterans Affairs disability benefits until 2006 due to incomple…
CASPER, Wyo. — The Wyoming Military Department’s director is concerned the anticipated overhaul of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs health care system could result in the closure of Wyoming facilities, he said Monday morning.
Robert A. McDonald
VA fact sheet on the Rocky Mountain region, which includes Montana and Wyoming.
HELENA — Military veterans in Montana wait an average of 48 days for their first primary-care visit in the Veterans Affairs health system, longer than VA systems in most neighboring states, the VA reported Monday.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The wait time for new patients seeking a primary care doctor at the VA Center in Cheyenne is more than 32 days - more than twice the limit the Department of Veterans Affairs had set as a goal, according to a report released Monday by the agency.