15 May '18, 10pm

House to Vote on Major VA Overhaul for Private Care Option

House to Vote on Major VA Overhaul for Private Care Option

The House is expected to vote this week on a bill aimed at ending the political infighting that has riven the leaderless Department of Veterans Affairs by overhauling the way the VA pays and provides for the health care and benefits of the nation's veterans. Passage of H.R. 5674, the "VA Mission Act," would mark a major victory for the White House in the long-running battle over the Choice program, which allows veterans to opt for community care. To improve its chances for passage, the Mission Act includes an expansion of Agent Orange benefits and care for an estimated 90,000 "Blue Water Navy" veterans of Vietnam and an extension of benefits under the family caregivers program to veterans of all eras. Both the blue water Navy and caregivers provisions have long been advocated by the major Veterans Service Organizations (VSOs). Acting VA Secretary Robert Wilkie last week ur...

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