The VA Mission Act hopes to improve upon the Choice program, which ran over budget and didn't do much to reduce wait times for many veterans.
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The secretary also talked about a controversial new software the VA is developing, as well as working to lower veteran suicide.
Under the old appeals system, veterans had to wait - generally for years - for a hearing before the Board of Veterans Appeals.
At least 82,000 veterans have not received their housing allowances on time, including 1,500 at Colorado State University.
An employee of the VA’s Network Contracting Office in Colorado has been charged with helping two businessmen rig federal contracting processes.
It has been in the works since 2002, when the VA proposed making it part of a University of Colorado hospital then in the planning stages.
The Veterans Choice program was supposed to help veterans get healthcare fast. But some providers say they're not getting paid.
Over the last five years, five percent of all mortgages in the metro have been financed with VA loans, according to data from REcolorado.
The Republican congressman said he found it 'disgraceful' that President Trump "promised our Vets change...yet incompetence and corruption remains."
The Colorado hospital will have fewer primary care teams and no PTSD facility. A powerful congressman says he may have been deliberately misled by the VA