08 May '18, 4pm

Lawmakers advance VA health care overhaul, medical marijuana research for vets

Lawmakers advance VA health care overhaul, medical marijuana research for vets

WASHINGTON — House lawmakers advanced plans to increase veterans’ access to private-sector doctors , expand caregiver stipends to more former military families and increase medical marijuana research for veterans care in a flurry of votes before the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee on Tuesday. Together, the moves represent a major step forward on multiple controversial veterans issues on Capitol Hill even as the Department of Veterans Affairs faces an uncertain future with its leadership . Former VA Secretary David Shulkin was fired by President Donald Trump via Twitter in March. Four weeks later, Trump’s pick to replace him, Rear Adm. Ronny Jackson, withdrew his nomination amid controversy over his professional conduct. Although expressing concerns about what those moves mean for larger VA planning, lawmakers said they cannot afford to wait for those leadership issues to...

Full article: https://www.militarytimes.com/veterans/2018/05/08/lawmake...

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