Recent VA News Releases To view and download VA news release, please visit the following Internet address: http://www.va.gov/opa/pressrel VA Announces Award of Patient-Centered Community Care Contracts Contracts Provide Expanded Access to Community-based Care WASHINGTON (Sept. 19, 2013) – The Department of Veterans Affairs announced today that Veterans will have greater access to quality health care through a new initiative: Patient-Centered Community Care (PCCC). “PCCC is an innovative solution that helps VA medical centers continue to provide quality care efficiently,” said Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric K. Shinseki. “This will be a valuable option for VA medical centers to use to expand our Veterans’ access toRead More →

As a new feature to keep in touch with our active members in the Hines Blind Center Alumni, a periodic email is planned to be sent out. It will be at irregular intervals, and the aim is to only be at most a couple times per week. Topics and sources could run the range of official updates from VA.gov, to tips on technology, or adaptive living skills for blind veterans. With needs for personal support, reminders might also be included to announce telephone conferences, online chat room sessions, or other times and places on the web where training can be found. This is a newRead More →