CVA in the News

CVA in the News

CVA Statement on Tomah VA Director Firing

Concerned Veterans for America applauds the VA for taking this necessary first step toward restoring veterans’ confidence in the VA health care system. However, there is still much work to do to ensure what happened at Tomah never happens again.

By Caroline Phelps | Friday, September 4th 2015

CVA Statement on VA IG Backlog Report

Wednesday’s OIG report reinforces what Concerned Veterans for America has been saying for years — the VHA is desperately in need of reform. Measures such as the VA Accountability Act, along with the proposals included in CVA’s bipartisan “Fixing Veterans Health Care” report, are a necessary first step to ensuring that the VA is equipped to adequately respond to veterans’ needs and provide the timely care they deserve.

By Caroline Phelps | Thursday, September 3rd 2015

#VAFail - VA Hospitals Making More Mistakes, Investigating Fewer of Them

Our veterans are going to VA hospitals with important healthcare needs, hoping to be treated according to the high standards of care promised to them, but instead more and more of them are finding themselves on the receiving end of preventable mistakes. Not only are veterans sitting on lists waiting for care, they’re likely wondering whether they can expect some type of “mistake” to occur once they get in.

By Phil Hegseth | Wednesday, September 2nd 2015

#VAFail - VA Hospital Leaves Paralyzed Vets Unattended for Hours

Video has emerged, shot from the wheelchair of an unidentified veteran patient, showing empty hallways and nursing stations that reportedly remain vacant for hours. Sean Higgins, a VA whistleblower from the same hospital, revealed that this is not only a regular occurrence, but also an illegal one:

By Phil Hegseth | Thursday, August 27th 2015

Building on our 2013 #MillionVetBacklog effort, the 2014 #VAaccountability Project is an ambitious project to bring long-overdue accountability to VA. In addition to information about VA problems and solutions, the project’s website — — will provide concrete ways for CVA members and all Americans to demand accountability at Veterans Affairs.





Funny SATIRE – but not so funny that these kinds of issues are all too real for too many #veterans across the nation.

You can’t declare success on the backlog if you’re just renaming it, or passing off the problem to someone else… #VAaccountability

“For wasting federal tax dollars intended to help #veterans who deserve the best health care money can buy after their service to this country, the Department of Veterans Affairs wins this weeks Golden Hammer, a weekly distinction awarded by The Washington Times highlighting the most egregious …