28 Jul '17, 4pm

House passes VA Choice funding fix in final pre-recess work, 414-0

House passes VA Choice funding fix in final pre-recess work, 414-0

WASHINGTON — In a final flurry of activity before their scheduled August recess, House lawmakers passed a series of veterans-themed legislation, including an emergency funding measure to keep the Veterans Affairs Choice program afloat for another six months. That financial bridge for Choice — which allows veterans to seek care with private-sector physicians at VA’s expense — is expected to quickly pass the Senate, given a mid-August funding deadline for the program. Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee Chairman Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., and ranking member Jon Tester, D-Mont., have already endorsed the plan. The agreement comes after a tumultuous week on the issue where a previous plan was defeated on the House floor, sending lawmakers and veterans advocates scrambling for a quick new compromise. On Wednesday, VA officials announced a deal had been reached, but lawmakers denied ...

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