NRHA's Rural Health Voices blog offers informed commentary on the latest news in rural health care from NRHA staff and editorials from selected contributors.

Senate votes to extend Veterans' Choice Program

The Senate voted to extend the Veterans’ Choice Program, which was set to expire in August. The bill now heads to the House for a vote. The Veterans Choice Program Improvement Act is a temporary extension to allow veterans to continue to access timely care in their own communities until the roughly $1 billion in remaining previously appropriated funding is expended.

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