Wednesday, November 18, 2015

VA Tossing Veterans To Wolves Now Too?

This is a no-brainer.
No one is using their brains in Washington~ VA proposes new private health care plan
Stars and Stripes
By Travis J. Tritten
Published: November 18, 2015

WASHINGTON — The Department of Veterans Affairs unveiled a major overhaul of its nationwide health care system Wednesday that could give veterans better access to private doctors and hospitals.

The VA told House lawmakers it needs an initial $421 million in 2016 to begin the ambitious — and likely costly — shift to an integrated government and private sector system aimed at easing bottlenecks for veterans. The plan calls for consolidating various programs that now steer vets to private providers and creating new networks across the country.
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We have documented proof that the private sector healthcare sucks and that come out of the mouth of members of Congress on a weekly basis. We also know that Congress has had jurisdiction over the VA for decades at the same time they have been pushing care off to contractors when they are not whining about all the problems the VA has caused even though Congress didn't fix a damn thing. Now they want to shove veterans out of the VA they should have fixed decades ago? ARE THEY THEY STUPID?