Department of Veterans Affairs
The deadline for funding to keep the construction of the new VA hospital being built in Aurora going is fast approaching.
Lawmakers from both parties say money from a new health care law will not be used to pay for a half-finished hospital in Aurora that one senator called a “mockery of government contracting.”
The U.S. Senate Veterans Affairs Committee is coming to Colorado to scrutinize the bungled VA hospital project and tour the construction site.
The Department of Veterans Affairs has appointed an interim director for its Denver-based Eastern Colorado Health Care System.
El Paso County has the biggest concentration of veterans in Colorado, but its VA clinic ranks near the bottom nationwide at getting them in for health care within 30 days, according to government data.
Congress should cancel all VA employee bonuses and use the money to finish the budget-busting Denver veterans hospital, Colorado Rep. Mike Coffman said Thursday
The top VA official in charge of construction nationwide retired Wednesday amid an internal investigation of delays and massive cost overruns at the Denver veterans hospital, the agency said.
Colorado’s congressional delegation is asking the House and Senate to raise the spending limit on Denver’s new veterans hospital from $800 million to $1.1 billion so the troubled project can be completed.
A study released Monday says hyperbaric chambers were no more effective in treating post-concussion symptoms than air-filled placebo, or “sham,” chambers.
Organizers say nearly 500 veterans have taken advantage of services ranging from haircuts to help resolving court cases at Denver’s annual Homeless Veterans Stand Down.