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Department of Veterans Affairs to pay for surgeries of transgender veterans

The Department of Veterans Affairs is taking the first steps toward paying for the surgeries of transgender veterans, the department’s secretary announced on Saturday. The new policy, which is in its initial phases and could take up to two years for full approval, will create a “safe and caring” environment for all veterans while noting… Read More »

VA apps pose privacy risk to veterans’ healthcare data

The increasing use of apps provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs is meant to improve access to patient health and benefits information in convenient digital platforms. However, members of Congress are worried that this electronic data is vulnerable. “When a veteran downloads an app from the VA’s app store, how much personal information does… Read More »