LVMAC Tidbit — VA and Social Security Partner to Speed Up Disability Decisions for Veterans

November 9, 2016

VA LogoSomething smart and good for our veterans has just occurred.   The VA and Social Security are more tightly integrating their exchange of information.  In this case, it is over healthcare records needed for Social Security Disability Insurance ratings and decisions.  Yes, one may be eligible for both the VA and Social Security disability programs.  Hopefully all our area hospital networks are part of this scheme.  For the full story, click on VA and Social Security Partner to Speed Up Disability Decisions for Veterans.

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As of 9 November 2016


LVMAC Tidbit — Prosthetics Fair Just Announced

October 25, 2016
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As of 24 October 2016


LVMAC Tidbit — Women Veterans Clinic to Open at Wilkes-Barre

October 24, 2016

LVMAC is happy that this occurrence, long sought by some of the Wilkes-Barre staff, has come about.  Kudos.

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LVMAC Tidbit — New Director for Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center Has Arrived

October 24, 2016

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As of 14 October 2016


LVMAC Tidbit — Current Positions For Recruitment at the Wilkes-Barre VAMC

September 2, 2016

In an effort to increase Veteran recruitment, Wilkes-Barre will be providing a weekly informational email related to positions advertised at the medical center the previous week. Please distribute/share as is appropriate for your office. The Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center is currently recruiting for the following positions: Biomedical Equipment Support Specialist – GS-1601-11/11, Job Opportunity Bulletin […]

via Current Positions For Recruitment at the WBVAMC — “Healthcare in Our Community” News and Education

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As of 2 September 2016


LVMAC Tibit — Total Privatization of VA Health Care Could Cost $450 Billion Annually

August 24, 2016

VFW believes that VA health care is not only as good or better than private carebut also cheaper and tailored for veterans specific needs.

http://digitaledition.qwinc.com/publication/?i=324472&p=8

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As of 24 August 2016


LVMAC Tidbit — New Director Designated for Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center

August 20, 2016

The Department of Veterans Affairs Friday announced the appointment of Russell Lloyd as the new director of the Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center, whose network services our area.  He will succeed the Interim Director, Mirza Ali, and is expected to arrive within the next 60 days.

Source: New Director Designated for Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center

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As of 19 August 2016

 


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