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The “Commission on Care ” was established by Congress in 2014 to “examine veterans’ access to Department of Veterans Affairs health care and to examine strategically how best to organize the Veterans Health Administration, locate health resources, and deliver health care to veterans during the next 20 years.” The final report of the Commission on […]
Committees ALPS/Scholarship This committee shall facilitate activities and actions pertaining to AVANA scholarship fund and coordinate fundraising events for scholarship fund. The committee shall review scholarship applications for completeness and make recommendations for ALPS scholarship awards; present selection committee recommendations to AVANA Board; notify applicants of award status; and present report of selection committee at […]
2013 Nurses Organization of Veterans Affairs Roundtable Washington DC The 2013 NOVA Legislative Roundtable was held on 15 February, 2013 in Washington, DC. Sherry Swearngin and Dave Polner represented AVANA, along with Frank Purcell, AANA Senior Federal Affairs Director. Many of the Veterans Service Organizations (VSO), to include the American Legion, Disabled American Veterans, Veterans […]
Update on AANA’s Efforts to Ensure Veterans Access to Quality Care
VHA Central Office Redesign and Town Hall InviteJanuary 09, 2020 I am excited to share that Secretary Wilkie has approved plans to redesign VHA Central Office (VHACO). Our goal is to more efficiently support facilities across VHA to improve care to Veterans. It has taken more than a year to develop a design that best […]
As we are all closely monitoring the developments regarding COVID-19, below are resources which may be helpful to review and assist you further during this time. This page will update frequently so check back often. Case Tracking VHA Cases (updated daily) Case Tracking from Johns Hopkins University School of Engineering CDC Tracking in the United […]
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 […]