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VA Offers Dental Insurance Program

Posted by qmtroy on August 1, 2014 at 6:05 PM Comments comments (0)

November 15, 2013

 

"VA continues to explore innovative ways to help Veterans get access to the care and services they have earned and deserve," said Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric K. Shinseki. "This new dental program is another example of VA creating partnerships with the private sector to deliver a range of high-quality care at an affordable cost, for our Nation’s Veterans."

 

More than 8 million Veterans who are enrolled in VA health care can ch...

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70,000 vets still have chance to gain 'retiree' status

Posted by qmtroy on November 1, 2013 at 7:05 AM Comments comments (0)

by Tom Philpott

About 70,000 disabled veterans who served on active duty after 9/11, and were medically discharged with disability ratings of 20 percent or less, still have a shot to gain “retiree” status, with base shopping privileges and lifetime eligibility to TRICARE for them and families.

The catch is they have to know about this opportunity and to apply.

Applying is a breeze.  Notifying eligible veterans they can apply is the greater challenge.  E...

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Veteran congresswoman hammers IRS contractor's questionable veterans disability claim

Posted by qmtroy on October 31, 2013 at 10:15 AM Comments comments (0)

 Caroline May  06/26/2013

At a House oversight hearing Wednesday on “questionable contracting practices at IRS,” Illinois Democratic Rep. Tammy Duckworth hammered an IRS contractor for claiming a suspect veterans disability to get a competitive advantage for his business.

Duckworth, ...

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