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DVA Provider News

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Health providers have an obligation to protect veteran patients’ information, as detailed in their respective contractual agreements and/or DVA Provider Notes, and to advise DVA immediately in the event of a security breach.
A variety of new Veteran Cards.
Health providers can expect to start seeing DVA clients present their new-look Veteran Card (Gold, White or Orange), for treatments and services.
DVA Gold Card
DVA Gold Card holders can receive DVA-funded treatments for all clinically necessary health care needs, whether those needs are related to war/military service or not. Find out more about Gold Card entitlements.
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Eligible de facto partners of veterans who receive the DVA’s Partner Service Pension (PSP) may now be eligible to continue receiving the PSP for 12 months after they separate from their partner and thereafter if domestic violence is involved.
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The Department of Veterans’ Affairs (DVA) is providing psychiatric assistance dogs to some eligible veterans as an adjunct to their treatment and management of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD).