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Refill Prescripitions on line

It is very confusing for Vet's to manage there meds on line when we go to order refills on linebecause there is no name for the medication only a number. at my last viist to the VA the Doc. delete meds I don't take and renewed the old ones. when I whent to reorder my meds I could not find the number that I had been using. I had to call my Doc. to conferm the meds that were there they only see a name and nopt a number. ...more »

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Federal employees with disabilities

Learning about Federal employees who have disabilities, and taking proper action to take care of these matters.

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Standardize the VA Presumption System for Exposure Veterans

There is no statutory procedure to follow nor are there any VA application FORMS published so that groups of toxic exposure veterans can file for, and expeditiously receive, Presumption Service Connected statusing for hazardous exposure causations. We are all klunking around out here shuffling from one place to the next trying to hook into just the process itself. An Act of Congress doesn't cut it for medical ...more »

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Out sourcing of Veterans w/ VA Healthcare becoming an HMO

if DOD will becoming a joint partner with the VA, all medical records will already be on hand for the membership numbers. VA has some extreme intelligent executives who are far above the patients and healthcare professionals within the facilities - most affiliated with universities. if possible to hand over the healthcare, hands on treatment to the university staff, transferring all present VA healthcare (hands ...more »

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Satisfaction Survey

Assisting in a Veteran Service Office with 25,000 veterans I would really like to see a satisfaction survey sent out concerning what I consider to be a terrible CBOC (from what I have experienced and heard). If these survey results show a high amount of dissatisfaction I would like to see the VA take action to improve these CBOC's. It's not about these VA employees who feel that the VA Medical System is all for them ...more »

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Veterans and Health Care Reform

With Obama wanting Health Care Reform why are veterans not being brought up on health care issues in the bill? Are we going to be standing in longer lines for care. Are we going to be pushed aside like we so often are? I just find it quite typical of the government when they dont want you to know something they click in on other issues to divert you away. Will veterans be fined for not getting government health care. ...more »

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TOO MANY CHIEFS AND NOT ENOUGH INDIANS

Maybe the quick fix is to fire all the heads of the VA.And put in more true Veterans that have dealt with the problems that we all have been having with the VA.

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nation wide veteran's disablity discount pass for state parks

Today I was denied a Washington State park veterans disability pass for Washington State park system. I am an American Veteran. I volunteered for service in the Army to defend my country in the Vietnam war. I do have a 50% disability military related letter. I do have a State of California Veteran's disability discount pass card. I applied to the State of Washington for a similar veteran's card to use the State of ...more »

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VA NOT ANSWERING( IRIS)

Has anyone had a problem`s with the VA not answering there IRIS ?WE have many IRIS that have not been answered is there any reason for that?Many IRIS have been sent to the Region OFFICE in my state.Can something be done to make sure they answer these IRIS and we have been waiting along time for an privcay officer from that region office to call us about a matter that has not been answerd.Can we Fix this or is it just ...more »

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Recorded Monitoring of VA Health Care Facilities

In the spirit of openess I believe the VA Health System desparately needs recorded monitoring of the VA receptionist at the VA facilities. Many of these receptionists are contracted out and they are often young and working at their first job. I have been working as a volunteer county Veteran Service Assistant for our Veteran Service Officer. I have noticed and many veterans have told me about the terrible attitude and ...more »

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Making VA a "Great Place to Work"

In testimony before the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs, Secretary Shinseki said that one of VA's strategic goals is to "improve workforce satisfaction and make VA an employer of choice." I'd like to suggest using the model developed by the Great Place to Work Institute, which is used in Fortune Magazine's annual list of "The 100 Best Companies to Work For." That model has five dimensions: Measures of CREDIBILITY ...more »

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Improving Organizational Performance

President Obama has expressed his intention that VA be transformed into a 21st century organization, and Secretary Shinseki has expressed his commitment to making VA "people centric, results driven, and forward looking." My suggestion is to expand on the Secretary's vision by increasing VA's use of the Baldrige Criteria to measure and improve organizational performance. Currently, VA uses the Baldrige Criteria as ...more »

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