Later this year, the Department of Veterans Affairs will roll out a new program mandated by the Mission Act and aimed at offering more health care choices to veterans. But lawmakers expressed skepticism in a hearing Feb. 5 about how the latest option for veterans to use private care would work. Congress passed the VA Mission Act in 2018, which included the Community Care Network (CCN) -- a program similar to the old VA Choice program, but with "streamlined" eligibility criteria, one community care program and an urgent care benefit. Read more on Military.com.
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The list is included in a 61-page report to Congress delivered Wednesday.