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    • Department of Veterans Affairs FY2016 Appropriations: In Brief 

      Panangala, Sidath Viranga (2015-11-18)
      [Excerpt] The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) provides a range of benefits and services to veterans who meet certain eligibility rules; these benefits include medical care, disability compensation and pensions, education, ...
    • Department of Veterans Affairs FY2017 Appropriations 

      Panangala, Sidath Viranga (2017-05-23)
      [Excerpt] The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) provides a range of benefits and services to veterans and eligible dependents who meet certain criteria as authorized by law. These benefits include medical care, disability ...
    • Health Care for Dependents and Survivors of Veterans 

      Panangala, Sidath Viranga (2018-02-26)
      [Excerpt] The Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Department of Veterans Affairs (CHAMPVA) was established by the Veterans Health Care Expansion Act of 1973 (P.L. 93 82). CHAMPVA is primarily a health insurance ...
    • Health Care for Dependents and Survivors of Veterans 

      Panangala, Sidath Viranga (2016-03-03)
      [Excerpt] The Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Department of Veterans Affairs (CHAMPVA) was established by the Veterans Health Care Expansion Act of 1973 (P.L. 93-82). CHAMPVA is primarily a health insurance ...
    • Health Care for Veterans: Answers to Frequently Asked Questions 

      Panangala, Sidath Viranga (2016-04-21)
      [Excerpt] The Veterans Health Administration (VHA), within the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), operates the nation’s largest integrated direct health care delivery system, provides care to approximately 6.7 million ...
    • Health Care for Veterans: Answers to Frequently Asked Questions 

      Panangala, Sidath Viranga (2015-04-30)
      The Veterans Health Administration (VHA), within the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), operates the nation’s largest integrated direct health care delivery system, provides care to approximately 6.6 million unique veteran ...
    • Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies: FY2015 Appropriations 

      Else, Daniel H.; Panangala, Sidath Viranga; Moulta-Ali, Umar (2015-04-20)
      [Excerpt] The Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies appropriations bill provides funding for the planning, design, construction, alteration, and improvement of facilities used by active and reserve ...
    • The Veterans Health Administration and Medical Education: A Fact Sheet 

      Heisler, Elayne J.; Panangala, Sidath Viranga (2016-01-19)
      [Excerpt] Training health care professionals—including physicians—is part of the VA’s statutory mission. It does so to provide an adequate supply of health professionals overall and for the VA’s health system. This mission ...
    • The Veterans Health Administration and Medical Education: In Brief 

      Heisler, Elayne J.; Panangala, Sidath Viranga (2018-02-13)
      Training health care professionals including physicians1 is part of the VA’s statutory mission. It does so to provide an adequate supply of health professionals overall and for the VA’s health system. This mission began ...
    • Veteran Benefits: An Overview 

      Davis, Carol D.; Panangala, Sidath Viranga; Scott, Christine (2008-06-25)
      [Excerpt] The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) offers a wide range of benefits and services to eligible veterans, members of their families, and survivors of deceased veterans. VA programs include disability compensation ...
    • Veterans’ Benefits: The Impact of Military Discharges on Basic Eligibility 

      Moulta-Ali, Umar; Panangala, Sidath Viranga (2015-03-06)
      [Excerpt] This report discusses the discharge or separation requirement for veteran status or, more specifically, how the VA assesses character of service to determine whether a former service member’s separation from the ...
    • Veterans’ Medical Care: FY2016 Appropriations 

      Panangala, Sidath Viranga (2015-12-07)
      [Excerpt] The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) provides benefits to veterans who meet certain eligibility criteria. Benefits to veterans range from disability compensation and pensions to hospital and medical care. The ...