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VA announces access standards for health care

Jun 9, 2019

Strengthening VA Health Care Today, our Secretary of Veterans Affairs, Robert Wilkie, announced proposed access standards for Veteran community care as part of VA’s efforts to implement the VA MISSION Act.  Improving access standards is one of the many steps VA has and will continue to take to ensure that we are providing the best health care […]

Member Benefits

Jan 3, 2019

When you join AVANA you will receive: Access to the only professional association devoted solely to VA CRNAs Effective representation at the federal level Electronic updates on issues affecting VA CRNAs Access to members only content on AVANA’s Newsletter Discounts on our annual educational symposium Access to AVANA’s network of CRNAs capable of advising […]

Career Management

Jun 9, 2019

DEA Number Application VHA Handbook 1108.05 requires all providers to have their own DEA number if their state licensing allows for controlled substance prescribing. VA prescribers who qualify for a DEA registration are no longer permitted to use the VA institutional DEA registration with an individual suffix. CRNA’s currently apply as “midlevel provider” and identify […]

Government Affairs

Sep 7, 2017

Veteran Care Legislation Tracker (GovTrack) To amend title 38, United States Code, to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to provide hospital care, medical services, and nursing home care for certain individuals discharged from service in the Armed Forces by reason of sexual orientation or gender identity, and for other purposes. A bill to recognize […]