Veterans Corner

VA continues aggressive hiring push to deliver PACT ACT care and benefits

The Department of Veterans Affairs is hiring qualified individuals to join the benefits team as VA begins processing PACT Act claims starting in January 2023.These new VA employees will help ensure Veterans and survivors get the PACT Act-related benefits they’ve earned in a timely manner. Click here for more info.

VA launches largest ever liver cancer screening study

In 2023, the Department of Veterans Affairs will embark on a study to determine the most effective screening technique for liver cancer, a deadly cancer that can be cured if caught early. This is the largest clinical trial in history related to liver cancer screening. Click here for more info.

VA will launch new life insurance program in January, making life insurance available to more Veterans than ever before

On Jan. 1, 2023, the Department of Veterans Affairs will open enrollment for Veterans Affairs Life Insurance — the first new VA life insurance program for Veterans in more than 50 years — extending VALife access to millions of Veterans. Click here for more info.

More than 200,000 Veterans and beneficiaries have switched to safer, more secure payments through VA’s Banking Program

Recently the Department of Veterans Affairs announced that its Veterans Benefits Banking Program has converted more than 200,000 Veterans and beneficiaries from paper checks to direct deposit for receiving their VA benefits payments. Click here for more info.

VA health and benefits mobile app reaches 1M downloads

More than 1 million Veterans have downloaded the Department of Veterans Affairs’ new VA: Health and Benefits mobile app for fast, secure, on-demand access to the health care and benefits they’ve earned. Click here for more info.  

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