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CVA Statement on House Veterans’ Affairs Committee Hearing Regarding VHA Independent Assessment

CVA Statement on House Veterans’ Affairs Committee Hearing Regarding VHA Independent Assessment Arlington, Va. – Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) CEO Pete Hegseth issued the following statement in response to today’s House Veterans’ Affairs Committee hearing on the congressionally mandated, independent assessment of the Veterans Health Administration (VHA), which called for “system-wide reworking” of the… Read more »

CVA Calls Out False Rhetoric on Senate VA Appropriations Bill

CVA Calls Out False Rhetoric on Senate VA Appropriations Bill Urges Senate Not to Cave on Spending Levels for VA Arlington, Va. – Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) CEO Pete Hegseth issued the following statement in response to Senate Democrats’ blocking of the FY2016 Milcon/VA appropriations bill: “CVA is disappointed to see some senators, such… Read more »

VA-Commissioned Study Confirms Need for “System-Wide Reworking” of Veterans Health Administration

VA-Commissioned Study Confirms Need for “System-Wide Reworking” of Veterans Health Administration Assessment Highlights CVA’s “Fixing Veterans Health Care” Taskforce Report as Example of Reform Arlington, Va. – Today, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), as required by the Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014, released a comprehensive assessment of the Veterans Health Administration… Read more »

CVA Statement on AMVETS Endorsement of VA Reform Proposals

CVA Statement on AMVETS Endorsement of VA Reform Proposals Arlington, Va. – Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) CEO Pete Hegseth made the following statement in response to the American Veterans’ (AMVETS) endorsement of CVA’s proposals to reform health care delivery at the VA:  “Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) is honored to accept AMVETS’ endorsement of our taskforce proposals… Read more »

CVA Statement on Tomah VA Director Firing

CVA Statement on Tomah VA Director Firing Arlington, Va. – Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) CEO Pete Hegseth today issued the following statement in response to the firing of Tomah, Wisconsin, VA director Mario DeSanctis: “Concerned Veterans for America applauds the VA for taking this necessary first step toward restoring veterans’ confidence in the VA health… Read more »

CVA Statement on VA IG Backlog Report

CVA Statement on VA IG Backlog Report Arlington, Va. – Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) CEO Pete Hegseth made the following statement in response to the VA inspector general report released Wednesday which confirmed that thousands of veterans may have died waiting for their applications to be processed, while thousands of other applications were arbitrarily deleted:   “Wednesday’s… Read more »

CVA Statement on VA Disability Claim Backlog Reduction

CVA Statement on VA Disability Claim Backlog Reduction Arlington, Va. – Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) CEO Pete Hegseth made the following statement in response to the Department of Veterans Affairs’ announcement that it has reduced the veterans disability claims backlog to an eight-year low: “This is not the first time, nor will it be… Read more »