Senators Challenge VA on Backlog of Unpaid Providers

NAHC’s Bill Dombi to testify on veterans issues on Feb 12 The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) faced sharp questioning during a Senate committee hearing on February 5 from skeptical Senators about a growing backlog of unpaid providers caring for elderly and disabled veterans. The Senate Veteran’s Affairs Committee hearing, VA MISSION Act: Update on…

Legislation Could Provide Community-based Care to Veterans

Legislation approved by a Congressional committee on Tuesday could result in more veteran referrals to home health agencies, as well as guaranteed payment to providers within 30 to 45 days. The House of Representatives Committee on Veterans’ Affairs approved legislation earlier this week that would improve veterans’ access to health care services outside of VA…