Archive for October, 2017

DAV supports S. 833, the Servicemembers and Veterans Empowerment and Support Act of 2017

18 Oct, 2017  Posted by Beth   No Comments »
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Make your voice heard!

The DAV is working with the IRS to find out ways to help veterans make ends meet, especially immediately after discharge from the service. They want to be able to provide links to community services and tax breaks that vets may not know about. Take the survey and make your voice heard!
03 Oct, 2017  Posted by Beth   No Comments »
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From the desk of our National Commander:

From the desk of our National Commander:

Senator Tammy Baldwin (WI) introduced S. 1153, the Veterans Acquiring Community Care Expect Safe Services (ACCESS) Act. This bill would give VA the authority to deny, revoke, or suspend the eligibility for certain community health care providers from treating veterans based on having a medical licensure violation or when a private provider has entered into a settlement agreement for a disciplinary charge related to the practice of medicine.

This measure ensures the safety of veterans and is in accordance with DAV Resolution 173, which calls for, “…strengthening, reforming and sustaining a modern, high-quality, accessible and accountable VA health care system” and “… creating integrated networks with high-quality community providers where needed…” S. 1153 would contribute to improving the quality of providers within such integrated networks by helping to preclude certain health care providers when VA is aware they have a documented record of endangering patient health or safety.

Please join DAV in supporting legislation to ensure that only the best health care practitioners treat our nation’s ill and injured veterans. Please use the prepared e-mail to write your Senators today.

Thank you for your support of the DAV Commander’s Action Network.

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02 Oct, 2017  Posted by Beth   No Comments »
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