Aug 8th, 2017
Last  year, 700,000 veterans made approximately 2 million telehealth appointments at Veterans Affairs (VA) hospitals and other facilities, the agency said. To enhance access to care, the VA rolled out two new initiatives. Appointments  at Hand In an event that included President Donald Trump and Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin, MD, the VA debuted an ...
In Coding
Aug 28th, 2009
More than 1,800 Gulf War veterans were sent a letter dated Aug. 12 notifying them of their disability benefits for Lou Gehrig’s disease. Many of the recipients had no idea they were diagnosed with the neurodegenerative disease. Come to find out, about 1,200 of the letters were sent in error. Denise Nichols, vice president of the National Gulf War Resource Center, says ...