MOAA urged lawmakers to strike a bipartisan deal to replace VA Choice and consolidate existing community-care programs during a Wednesday joint House-Senate hearing on Capitol Hill.
A year has passed without an agreement in Congress to replace the VA Choice program, which allows some veterans to seek care closer to home. Competing bills addressing reform have languished on the Hill – one in the House and one in the Senate – and veterans are ready to see resolution, said Cmdr. René Campos, USN (Ret), MOAA’s senior director of Government Relations for veterans and wounded warrior care.
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