VA Sec. Wilkie: A breakthrough in health care for veterans is coming in June

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Robert Wilkie (@SecWilkie) is secretary of the Department. elements of the MISSION Act took effect on June 6, and veterans immediately began benefitting from the largest transformation in veterans’.

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And to get veterans the care they need when they need it, VA patients facing a 20-day or more wait time for primary or mental health care, or non-institutional extended care services, will have the option of choosing a community provider who can deliver that care faster. For specialty care, the wait-time standard will be 28 days.

On June 6, the MISSION Act will enable VA to consolidate the department’s community care efforts into a single, simple-to-use program that will empower veterans with the ability to choose the.

VA secretary robert wilkie addressed the Student Veterans of america (sva) national conference last week via live stream from Washington, D.C. In his speech, Wilkie outlined his priorities and the role the Veterans Experience Office (VEO) plays in the department’s improvement.

VA officials originally estimated that the new program would give an additional 1.5 million veterans access to private care, up from 560,000 under legacy private-care programs. But Wilkie said on.

Veterans VA secretary’s health care fight could affect the department for decades to come. Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert Wilkie sits down with Military Times to talk about coming.

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"VA committed to improve access to mental health care in June 2017 as part of its top clinical priority to prevent Veteran suicide," VA Secretary Robert Wilkie said in a June 14 news release. "As outlined in the MISSION Act , VA will continue to recruit and retain the best health care providers to meet patient demand and provide quick.