U.S. President Donald Trump smiles after signing S.544, the Veterans Choice Program Extension and Improvement Act, at the White House in Washington, U.S., April 19, 2017.
Trump noted that enacting the bill was "a good start", but acknowledged there is much work ahead with respect to veterans' healthcare reform.
Including Florida governor Rick Scott, A navy veteran who sued the VA in 2014 over the state's inability to inspect the VA healthcare facility. This legislation ensures we keep that promise as we continue the hard work of fully reforming the VA and enhancing health care for all veterans.
The program was to have expired in August. Shulkin said last month that the looming expiration had already been affecting veterans' appointments in cases when they were scheduling procedures months in advance. The review will include a look at whether rules governing the program are being evaluated consistently, and whether officials are taking proper steps to explain changes to beneficiaries. Shulkin also has said he wants to eliminate Choice's 30-day, 40 mile restrictions, allowing the VA instead to determine when outside care is "clinically needed".
"The idea of having seven, eight ways of doing the same thing is part of the problem, because it's confusing to veterans, it's confusing to the community providers", VA Deputy Undersecretary Dr. Baligh Yehia said past year. Of the many veterans surveyed about the facility, 61% expressed their disappointment in obtaining an appointment for urgent primary care.
"The veterans have poured out their sweat and blood and tears for this country for so long, and it's time that they're recognized, and it's time that we now take care of them, and take care of them properly", Trump said. "The care we deliver in the VA can't be, and wouldn't be, replaced by the private sector".
"It's not going to happen anymore", he said.
"Veterans in need of routine health care services should not have to wait in line for weeks to get an appointment when they can visit community health centers like MinuteClinic to receive timely and convenient care", he said.
Other members of Godwin's family have said they forgive Stephens and only wanted him to receive the help he needed. Police said Stephens led them on a two-mile pursuit before he took out a pistol and shot himself in the head. " ...
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Stanley said Oswego State has a long-standing commitment to higher education access, college completion and cost predictability. The only thing the government asks is that the students stay in NY for four years after they graduate.
According to the BBC, e-sports generated a revenue of $493 million in 2016 while attracting a global audience of 320 million. There will be eight qualifiers from each region (two per game) and four Turkmenistan players, making it a 52-player field.
The move by Canadian producers has cost USA farms upwards of US$150 million, according to a report from the Washington Post . Walker said he also planned to talk privately with President Trump about the issue during his stop in Kenosha on Tuesday.
State said in a press release it will host six future NCAA competitions, including the 2020 and 2022 women's gymnastics regionals. The board also announced any championship previously award to North Carolina for the 2017-2018 season would remain in the state.
Adam and Jessa are probably off somewhere snuggled in a love cocoon after almost being derailed by Adam's brief return to Hannah . Marnie summons Loreen to the house for back-up, and Loreen isn't able to break through Hannah's fog.
Estes ultimately won his race by just 7 points, a shockingly low lead in an area where Republicans outnumber Democrats 2-to-1. The survey included 453 respondents, 41 percent of which had already voted in early voting. "Vote for the Democratic Party".
Nearly 400 tips were called in, Williams said, emphasizing the important role the public played in helping to locate Stephens. Stephens was placed on the FBI's most wanted list and attracted a $50,000 bounty for information leading to his arrest.
Any US strike on North Korea could prompt retaliation against allies or US forces in South Korea or Japan. The parade also featured the "Pukguksong-2", a land-based variant of the submarine-launched missile.
Happ (left elbow) on the 10-day disabled list before the game and recalled utilityman Ty Kelly from triple-A Buffalo. Right-hander Ben Taylor was recalled from Triple-A Pawtucket to take Rodriguez's roster spot for the game Monday.
The New #1 Contender is……Jinder Mahal???
If Charlotte wins, she will become the new #1 Contender for the SmackDown Women's Championship and have a title match next week. Half of the men in this match ( Jinder Mahal , Sami Zayn, and Erick Rowan) weren't on the roster just a few weeks ago.
Google Earth gets revival with tools for exploration
The updated Google Earth , which rolls out this week, will now run as a web app in the Google Chrome browser, or on Android . This change comes just in time for the Earth Day celebrations, which is observed on the 22nd of April every year.
More Americans Think President Trump Doesn't Keep His Promises
The results represent a significant turnaround from February, when 62% said they saw Trump as someone who keeps his promises. In February, almost two-thirds said they thought the president keeps his promises and now only 40 percent believe he does.