MM: It was not that all VA employees were incompetent or lazy, or that there were no incredibly talented, hardworking individuals at the VA.
Certainly there were.
Historical background: Social work service in VA.
Stamford, Conn.; Norfolk Southern Corporation, Norfolk, Va.
A higher proportion of lower-income borrowers than of higher-income borrowers choose mortgages insured by the FHA or the VA.
Under these programs, prospective borrowers can qualify for credit with more debt relative to income, with smaller down payments, and with weaker credit histories because the underwriting standards of the FHA and the VA are generally less strict than those used by private mortgage insurers.
VA convened a project team for the NVVLS consisting of VA officials and PTSD experts both within VA and outside of VA.
According to VA officials, the NVVLS project team developed a performance work statement, which outlines VA's requirements for the contractor selected to conduct the NVVLS.
* 8(a):Worldwide Information Network Systems (WINS), Greenbelt, MD; Access Systems Inc., Reston, VA; ActioNet, Fairfax, VA; Enterprise Information Services Inc., Vienna, VA; Creative Information Technology Inc., Arlington, VA; Trusted Base, McLean, VA; Primescape Solutions Inc., Arlington, VA; MultimaxArray HITSS/ Joint Venture, Upper Marlboro, MD; and Zolon Tech Inc., Chantilly, VA.
You may receive emergency care at a non-VA health care facility at VA expense when said facility has an agreement with the VA.
However, keep in mind that need of emergency service is required to transport the veteran to the nearest facility that can provide the needed level of care.
On the basis of its survey results, GAO also found that in addition to their current recruiting challenges, VA medical facilities would likely face a challenge retaining VA CRNAs in the next 5 years due to the number of VA CRNAs projected to either retire from or leave VA.
VA medical facility officials reported in GAO's survey that the recruitment and retention challenges were caused primarily by the low level of VA CRNA salaries when compared with CRNA salaries in local market areas.
VA requires its medical facility officials to credential and privilege facility physicians periodically so that they can continue to work at VA.
Facility officials verify the information used in the credentialing process and query certain databases that contain information on disciplinary actions that have been taken against a physician's state medical license and have information about a physician's professional competence.