Wednesday, June 7, 2017
Elderly Vets Could Face Benefits Cut Under Trump Budget | Military.com
Elderly Vets Could Face Benefits Cut Under Trump Budget | Military.com: " Trump's federal budget plan that would cut a benefit paying thousands of dollars annually to disabled elderly veterans.
The issue involved Shulkin's push for an expanded choice program allowing veterans to opt for private care and the offset from veterans' benefits to pay for more choice.
The proposal on the tradeoff to pay for the $2.9 billion choice expansion aroused the concerns of veterans service organizations. The vets' groups were also concerned about the long-term impact on VA care from the renewed emphasis on private care." 'via Blog this'