05 Jul '17, 8pm

VA Choice funding problem looms for Congress

WASHINGTON — When they return from legislative recess next week, lawmakers will have only a few days to address financial problems with the Veterans Affairs Choice program before users start to see significant problems. Last month, in testimony before the Senate, VA Secretary David Shulkin warned lawmakers that money in the Choice program funds was being spent at a faster rate than officials expected, threatening to bankrupt the program before the end of the fiscal year. Available funds dropped from about $2 billion to less than $850 million in three months. Shulkin has asked for authority to move money from other outside care initiatives to the program to cover the funding gaps, ensuring that veterans medical appointments aren’t disrupted while VA officials work on an update of the Choice program. But Congress left town for the July 4 recess without addressing the issue. ...

Full article: http://www.militarytimes.com/articles/va-choice-funding-s...

Tweets

Coin Center Demonstrates How Bitcoin Works Befo...

cointelegraph.com 05 Jul '17, 11pm

Coin Center, a nonprofit research and advocacy agency, demonstrates how Bitcoin works before the members of the Terrorism ...

Senator calls for emergency funding for VA Choi...

stripes.com 12 Jul '17, 12am

WASHINGTON – Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., introduced legislation Tuesday to provide emergency funding for a veterans health c...

VA Announces Immediate Actions at Manchester VA...

va.gov 16 Jul '17, 8pm

Attention A T users. To access the menus on this page please perform the following steps. 1. Please switch auto forms mode...

ICYMI, via @nikkiwentling: Senator calls for em...

stripes.com 12 Jul '17, 12pm

WASHINGTON – Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., introduced legislation Tuesday to provide emergency funding for a veterans health c...

VA News Release: VA Honors Outstanding Achievem...

va.gov 12 Jul '17, 4pm

Attention A T users. To access the menus on this page please perform the following steps. 1. Please switch auto forms mode...

VA Becomes First Agency to Post Information on ...

va.gov 07 Jul '17, 3pm

Secretary Shulkin pointed to the move as another step in long-sought transparency and accountability actions at VA, and no...

You are a MAYOR in a city from Europe?..or WANT...

sedo.com 11 Jul '17, 2pm

Buyer protection Why Trust Sedo with your domain purchase? Trust is an important factor especially when dealing with virtu...

Fix your outbound link problem in a single workday

searchengineland.com 06 Jul '17, 3pm

Any link with anything other than branded anchor text. No keywords, not even partial ones, unless they are part of the bra...

Fewer university applicants list law as first c...

straitstimes.com 06 Jul '17, 11am

SINGAPORE - School leavers eyeing a place in the universities this year appeared to lose some interest in law, but were ea...

The VA

redmummy.com 03 Jul '17, 1pm

Well, cuti raya dah abis, yes true. but memacam lah jadi hal nak2 masuk kerja. Big case one was our stupid tenant, back to...

Indonesia considers China funding for Japan-bac...

channelnewsasia.com 06 Jul '17, 6am

JAKARTA: Indonesia is now looking at China, to fund a Japan-backed high-speed railway after higher costs threatened to und...

#Singapore payments #startup #InstaRem raises $...

, a Singapore-headquartered cross-border payments company co-founded by Indian entrepreneur Prajit Nanu, has raised $13 mi...

Under the military’s Tricare health insurance p...

stripes.com 05 Jul '17, 9pm

WASHINGTON — The rule is usually discovered by parents bracing for their child to die. Already consumed by tragedy, these ...