News from the Department of Veterans Affairs - Alaska VA Healthcare System
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National Academies affirms scientific necessity of VA canine research (7/1/2020)

WASHINGTON - A National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine (NASEM) study has affirmed the Department of Veterans Affairs' (VA) position that canine research is 'scientifically necessary' for certain areas of research that benefit seriously disabled Veterans

VA launches COVID-19 screening tool (6/29/2020)

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced today the launching of a digital COVID-19 screening tool to streamline Veteran access to medical care during the coronavirus pandemic.

VA rolls out simplified travel reimbursement system for Veterans, beneficiaries (6/29/2020)

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is rolling out a new system in July for Veterans and eligible beneficiaries to submit and track transportation reimbursement claims using VA's secure web-based portal, Access VA.

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