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News Releases for VA Southern Nevada health care.

Las Vegas hosts 2nd Annual Southern Nevada Veterans Creative Arts Competition Sept. 18

September 12, 2023

VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System, in partnership with the City of Las Vegas Department of Cultural Affairs and American Legion Auxillary Unit 76, will co-host the second annual Southern Nevada Veterans Creative Arts Competition September 18.

VASNHS Hosting Pahrump Veterans Town Hall Sept. 29

September 12, 2023

The VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System will host a Veterans Town Hall for the Pahrump Veteran community on VA services and care.

The Next PACT Act Deadline: Health Care Enrollment for Nevada Veterans who deployed to Combat Zones

September 06, 2023

Until 11:59 p.m. local time on Sept. 30, Veterans who deployed to a combat zone, never enrolled in VA health care, and left active duty between Sept. 11, 2001, and Oct. 1, 2013 are eligible to enroll directly in VA health care.

Along with 5 Star CMS rating, Veteran surveys needed to improve healthcare

August 15, 2023

VA is now collaborating with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to present information to consumers about the quality and safety of health care in VHA. In its first year under review by CMS, VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System received a 5-star rating for health care quality.

Veterans encouraged to file PACT Act-related claims before Aug. 14

August 14, 2023

VA encourages all eligible Veterans and survivors to file a claim — or submit their intent to file a claim — for PACT Act-related benefits now. Veterans who do so by August 14, 2023 may have their PACT Act related claims, backdated to Aug. 10, 2022, the day that President Biden signed into law.

VASNHS Receives 5 Stars in CMS Quality Ratings

July 26, 2023

VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System announced that it has received a 5-star rating from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). This is the first time CMS has included VA facilities in their annual Overall Hospital Quality Star Ratings.

VASNHS hosting Laughlin Veterans Town Hall July 13

June 29, 2023

VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System in partnership with the Veteran Benefits Administration’s Reno Office will host a Veterans Town Hall in Laughlin, Nev., at the Richard Springston American Legion Post 60 from 1 - 2:30 p.m. Thursday, July 13, 2023.

VASNHS hosting PACT Act Summer VetFest Town Hall and Resource Fair

June 27, 2023

VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System in partnership with the Veteran Benefits Administration’s Reno Office will host a Summer VetFest and Town Hall in the auditorium of the North Las Vegas VA Medical Center from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 29, 2023.

VASNHS relaxes masking requirements at medical facilities

May 30, 2023

The Veterans Health Administration is relaxing masking requirement at all Department of Veterans Affairs medical facilities, including VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System, effective immediately.

LVR3 Recognized for “State-of-the-Art” Gambling Treatment Facility

May 26, 2023

The Las Vegas VA Residential Recovery and Renewal Center (LVR3) hosted a group of international leaders in the field of gambling addiction for a tour of the facility and to meet with Veterans and employees.