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Appointment wait times dramatically increase as vets stand by for answers on community care

Three months ago, the Department of Veterans Affairs issued guidance that limited veterans’ access to medical appointments through the Community Care Program. Today, that guidance has yet to be rescinded or even clarified as wait times for appointments continue to skyrocket. The latest data from the VA shows a dramatic increase in appointments taking longer… Read more »

By Concerned Veterans for America
Monday, July 13th 2020

The VA MISSION Act made life better for this North Carolina veteran. But restrictions to access mean not all vets will be so fortunate.

Bob Phipps comes from a military family. His father was a gunner’s mate in the Navy during World War II. His siblings answered the call to serve, too, with his sister choosing the Army and his brother serving as a Navy SEAL in Vietnam. Bob added a different branch of service to the family legacy,… Read more »

By Concerned Veterans for America
Monday, June 15th 2020

Q&A: CVA Senior Advisor Darin Selnick on what limiting community care means for vets

As the COVID-19 crisis continues, veterans are still looking for answers about their access to the health care they need. In late March, the Department of Veterans Affairs proposed limiting veterans’ ability to seek care in their communities through the VA MISSION Act. This proposal raised many questions: How should veterans move forward with getting… Read more »

By Concerned Veterans for America
Tuesday, May 26th 2020