Congressed recently passed the Faster Care for Veterans Act of 2016, which was introduced by Congressional Future Caucus member Rep. Seth Moulton (D-MA). The act received bipartisan cosponsorship, including support from eleven other Future Caucus members on both sides of the aisle.
"Today, I'm proud that the House came together to pass my bipartisan bill," said Moulton. ”This legislation will require the VA to use innovative technology in the private sector and drastically improve access to healthcare for our veterans."
The Faster Care for Veterans Act will direct the Department of Veterans Affairs to start an 18-month pilot program in at least three Veterans Integrated Service Networks (VISNs). This would enable Veterans to use an website to schedule and confirm appointments at VA medical facilities with much more ease, and hopefully expedite the process of getting care to veterans in need.
Read more about the passage of the Faster Care for Veterans Act of 2016 here:
A bipartisan bill sponsored by Congressman Seth Moulton, D-Salem, aimed at cutting down on veterans wait times to get in front of, in part, medical doctors cleared the House Tuesday."Today, I'm proud that the House came together to pass my bipartisan bill," said Moulton, who sponsored the bill alongside Congresswoman Cathy McMorris, a Washington Republican.