Veterans Health Administration
In a bluntly worded, three-page letter to VA Secretary Bob McDonald, a decorated combat veteran from Laurel implored the new leader to visit Montana because veterans need his “immediate” help.
A program popular among Montana veterans that allows them to get medical care closer to home has been reauthorized by Congress through August 2016.
Billings has two veteran clinics that span a total of more than 95,000 square feet and are worth more than $14 million, but some men and women are still having a hard time getting an appointment.
The selection process for naming someone to lead Montana’s VA Health Care system is taking “far, far too long,” U.S. Sen. Jon Tester said in a recent interview with The Billings Gazette. “It is unacceptable.”
In the past five years, Billings has experienced explosive growth in health care facilities and services for veterans. Now some veterans question whether they have grown so large that administrators at Fort Harrison cannot effectively manage them from 250 miles away.
The acting director of the Veterans Affairs Montana Health Care System said Thursday he doesn’t need results of a national audit before looking at ways to reduce the delays some veterans face while trying to see a physician.
It’s ingrained in military culture never to leave a fellow warrior behind. Mentors paired with offenders in the Yellowstone County Veterans Treatment Court have carried that imperative throughout their adult lives, decades after their own military service.
A Glendive veteran says his confidential medical diagnosis, birth date, address and Social Security information were compromised when the VA Montana Health Care System mishandled his request for medical services.
Veterans will have an opportunity to ask questions of Johnny Ginnity, acting director of VA Montana Health Care System, during a town hall meeting on Nov. 13.
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs owes Ed Saunders a swift and sincere apology.
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.
A field of six candidates vying to lead Montana’s VA Health Care system is being narrowed as officials prepare to name a new director.
Access, convenience and comprehensive care.
For the second time in less than two years a search is underway for someone to lead the VA Montana Health Care system.
The Department of Veterans Affairs Montana Health Care System scored high in areas of patient satisfaction and call responsiveness, though it ranked near the bottom in patient wait times, employee satisfaction and turnover, according to a recent report by the VA inspector general.
A standing-room-only crowd of at least 200 people Friday morning helped officially open the $6.3 million Majestic Lane Clinic, which gives veterans in the Billings area access to specialty services.
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Contractors anticipate finishing the newly expanded 70,000-square-foot Veterans Affairs Clinic in Billings by Feb. 1.
Excitement — and some skepticism — are building as the expanded 70,000-square-foot Veterans Affairs Clinic in Billings moves closer to reality.
Construction on a newly expanded 70,000-square-foot VA Clinic in Billings is under way and on pace to be completed by February 2014.