02 Aug '17, 6pm

New poll on VA care previews looming Choice fight this fall

WASHINGTON — Lawmakers this week all but assured that the controversial Veterans Affairs Choice program will survive until 2018. But what happens after that will be one of the major legislative fights of the fall. At issue are philosophical differences in the evolving role of VA, and whether the country’s pledge to cover veterans medical needs is better served by building up the existing system or outsourcing more care to the private sector. Both lawmakers and veterans groups have spent recent weeks lining up on either side of the argument, with an eye towards a post-recess battle. On Wednesday — just a few hours after the Senate sent a six-month funding plan for the Choice program to the White House — officials from Concerned Veterans for America offered the latest salvo in the debate, releasing a new poll they say reinforces support for extending and improving the VA Cho...

Full article: http://www.militarytimes.com/veterans/2017/08/02/new-poll...

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