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News from the Department of Veterans Affairs
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has issued a new policy implementing the May 2018 Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act, to protect Veteran homeowners from predatory lending practices when obtaining a VA-guaranteed refinance loan.
VA Extends Record of Transparency with First-Ever Posting of Annual Nursing Home Ratings (6/12/2018)
Today the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) extended its unprecedented 18-month record of transparency disclosures by making public for the first time its annual nursing home ratings. The data show that, overall, VA's nursing home system - composed of more than 130 community living centers - compares closely with private sector nursing homes, even though the department on average cares for sicker patients in its nursing homes than do private facilities.
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), in collaboration with PsychArmor Institute, a national nonprofit that provides online education and support to Americans who work with, live with or care for military service members, Veterans and their families, recently launched an online suicide-prevention training video, titled 'SAVE,' which is designed to equip anyone who interacts with Veterans to demonstrate care, support and compassion when talking with a Veteran who could be at risk for suicide.