BUTTE — For several years, the proposed veterans’ home in Butte hasn’t gotten off the ground. Money has been raised. Plans have been set. But it hasn’t gotten done.
Veterans health care services in Montana still need work, say veterans who met Wednesday with U.S. Sen. Jon Tester in Billings.
HELENA, Mont. — A Department of Veterans Affairs psychologist whose evaluation downgraded the disabling effects of a veteran's brain injury has been publicly reprimanded by the Montana Board of Psychologists for practicing outside the scope of his expertise.
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.
More than 300 degree plans submitted by University of Montana students receiving Veterans Affairs educational benefits have been filed this semester, marking the progress of a program implemented last year.
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.
HELENA — The Department of Veterans Affairs is hosting a town hall to listen to and answer questions from Montana veterans.
GREAT FALLS — Veterans from the Great Falls area say Veterans' Affairs staff in Montana is overworked and more options are needed for patients living in rural areas.
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.
DENVER — The Veterans Affairs Department said it wants to fire two supervisors accused of manipulating health care data in Colorado and Wyoming.
MISSOULA — The state Board of Psychologists and a U.S. attorney representing a doctor with the VA Montana Health Care System have agreed to resolve a complaint filed by a veteran of the Iraq War.
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.
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.
U.S. Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont, laid out plans Sunday to address the Veterans Affairs scandal as well as the health care system’s history of inadequate service.
HELENA — Veterans Affairs Montana Health Care System officials won't address the timing of the director's decision to step down this summer.
Sen. John Walsh, Sen. Jon Tester and Rep. Steve Daines released statements Friday in response to Eric Shinseki’s resignation as secretary of Veterans Affairs.
FORT COLLINS, Colo. — A former worker at a Veterans Affairs clinic in Colorado says she was put on unpaid leave after she refused to falsify appointment records.
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