Veterans Affairs Articles

How agencies can scale up digital services in the wake of COVID-19

July 21, 2020

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Every agency, from federal to local, needs to envision a way they can serve their constituents with as little in-person contact as possible.

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Ad Hoc awarded contract to support VA healthcare modernization

November 05, 2019

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Ad Hoc, as part of a team led by prime contractor Liberty IT Solutions, LLC (Liberty), has been awarded a contract to support a critical Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) healthcare modernization project.

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Design systems in government: When to start

October 03, 2019

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These two systems provide a helpful contrast for what it looks like when you begin a project with a design system and when you add it later. Let’s dig in.

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Ad Hoc wins contracts to continue support of Veteran digital services

August 28, 2019

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Recently, Ad Hoc and our prime contractor partners at Oddball and GovernmentCIO won two contracts from the Department of Veterans Affairs to support the VA’s Veteran-Facing Services Applications and Platform programs.

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The 21st Century IDEA Act Playbook Part 3: Customized, mobile-friendly experiences

August 26, 2019

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Today, we’ll finish up the first section of the IDEA Act with the final two requirements for public websites and digital services.

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Three Ad Hoc-supported projects win FedHealthIT awards

June 11, 2019

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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services won for their work on the Beneficiary Claims Data API and the Federally Facilitated Marketplace Cloud Migration, while the Department of Veterans Affairs won for Lighthouse, their API program.

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Creating a human centered information architecture on VA's developer portal

April 17, 2019

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VA's Developer Portal is the front door access to VA's high-quality APIs (Application Programming Interfaces) which developers can use to learn about and access services using VA data.

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Launch: VA appeals transparency tool

March 27, 2018

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Ad Hoc helped our clients at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and the U.S Digital Service launch an improved Appeals Status tool to increase transparency and enable Veterans to track the progress of their benefits claims appeals.

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Ideas for creating mobile applications for Veterans

October 25, 2017

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Recently, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs released a Request for Information looking for ideas in how to create mobile applications for Veterans. Here's a summary of our response.

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Digital collaboration at the VA - Federal News Radio

February 27, 2017

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Ad Hoc CEO and Founder Greg Gershman and our partners discuss the large-scale collaboration that's necessary to solve the many issues with "funneling 500 Department of Veterans’ Affairs websites into one portal."

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VA awards Vets.gov contract to Ad Hoc

May 04, 2016

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The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) today announced the award of a contract to a team of technology vendors led by Ad Hoc LLC, to design, develop, and operate vets.gov.

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Podcast on responsive design at Vets.gov

February 08, 2016

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Today, Ad Hoc Creative Director Danny Chapman joined Vets.gov USDS Design Lead Emily Wright-Moore in a podcast about the vets.gov project on Responsive Web Design.

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Vets.gov

April 07, 2015

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Creating a new way for Veterans to get the services they need.

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Patient Evaluations

April 07, 2015

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Faced with a growing backlog of claims, we built a new, flexible solution that helps VA medical examiners do what they do best — help patients get the care they need.

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