Veterans Administration to Require New Agreements Under Community Care Program

The Veterans Administration (VA) has issued an interim final rule that implements section 102 of the VA Maintaining Internal Systems and Strengthening Integrated Outside Networks Act of 2018 (MISSION Act), authorizing the VA to enter into agreements with community providers to furnish required care and services when care and services are not feasibly available through…

Improvements Needed in VA Long-Term Care, Congress Told

On Monday, July 30th, the Health Subcommittee of the House of Representatives Veterans Affairs Committee held a field hearing, VA Long-term Care: What’s Working, What’s Not, and How to Best Serve Our Aging Veteran, in Camarillo, California. Led by Committee Chairman Neal Dunn (R-FL) and Ranking Member Julia Brownley (D-CA), the hearing focused on the…