Trump signs $3.9B VA healthcare spending boost into law
13 Août, 2017, 07:33 | Author: Claudine Rigal
President Donald Trump signed the Veterans Affair Choice and Quality Employment Act of 2017 on Saturday, which is created to get veterans treated quicker and with the doctors they want.
The president signed the VA Voice and Quality Employment Act in Bedminster, New Jersey. At a separate bill signing ceremony on Saturday, Trump authorized $3.9 billion in VA spending.
The legislation Mr. Trump signed Saturday also authorizes leases for more than two dozen VA medical facilities and is supposed to improve the department's ability to recruit and train needed workers.
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North Korea warned that they are finalizing a plan to fire four Hwasong-12 missiles over Japan and into waters around Guam. It did so to compensate for USA forces diverted from other bases in the Asia-Pacific region to fight in the Middle East.
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"I applaud the president for signing my bill to ensure Nevada's veterans can continue using the Veterans Choice program", Heller in a statement. "From chemotherapy to life-saving surgeries, this critical program allows Nevada's veterans to receive medical services that the VA can not provide and for veterans in rural areas to seek care closer to home". The funding will provide a major boost an existing a provision known as the Veterans Choice Program.
During the campaign, Trump pushed a plan that would allow veterans who do not live close to a VA hospital to get care from a private medical provider and have their expenses reimbursed through Medicare.
Trump praised Secretary of Veterans Affairs David Shulkin, calling him a "star" in his administration. The proposals came in the wake of the VA healthcare scandal under the Obama administration, where several hospitals across the country, most notably in Phoenix, were papering over months-long wait times for veterans seeking care.
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China's state media said Xi told Trump the North Korean nuclear issue required a peaceful resolution through talks. Hopefully Kim Jong Un will indeed find another path! Trump on Friday also retweeted images of U.S.
The latest sell-off was the most severe yet, amounting to the biggest single-day drop for the stock market in almost three months. USA stocks moved lower in morning trading Wednesday as traders weighed the growing tensions between the US and North Korea .
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