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Office of Tribal Government Relations

 

About VA's Office of Tribal Government Relations (OTGR)

The OTGR team works to strengthen and build closer relations between the VA, tribal governments and other key federal, state, private and non-profit partners in an effort to effectively and respectfully serve Veterans across Indian Country. This work is done in the spirit of government to government consultation and collaboration, respectful of the special relationship that exists between the United States and tribal governments. Our efforts focus on three important goals: facilitating VA's Tribal Consultation Policy, facilitating increased access to health care and promoting economic sustainability (highlighting opportunities for Veterans to access fiscal, educational, housing and other special programs and benefits through the VA).

Tribal Health Program Reimbursement Agreements

Up-to-date and comprehensive information on this program can be found on the Reimbursement Agreement page.

November/December 2014 Office of Tribal Government Relations Newsletter

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VA initiates Tribal Consultation on the Choice Act Section 102 (c)

Deadline for comments is January 14, 2015

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