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Chairman Roe Commends President Trump for Establishing VA Accountability Office
April 27, 2017
Today, Chairman Phil Roe, M.D. (R-Tenn.) released the following statement in response to President Trump’s executive order creating the Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Office at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA): “From day one, President Trump has pledged to bring accountability to the Department of Veterans Affairs. His actions today to create a new office at VA focused on accountability and whistleblower protection demonstrate that he is doing just that. President Trump knows... More
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HVAC Schedule April 24 - 28
April 21, 2017
Today, Chairman Phil Roe, M.D. (R-Tenn.) today released the hearing schedule for April 24 - 28. The following event is open to the press: WHO: Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs WHAT: Legislative Markup WHEN: 10:30 a.m., Thursday, April 27, 2017 WHERE: 334 Cannon House Office Building and streaming at veterans.house.gov. *Details on the legislation will be released at a later date Please note the previously scheduled Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity legislative hearin... More
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Chairman Roe’s Legislation to Eliminate Sunset Date of the Choice Program Signed into Law
April 19, 2017
Today, Chairman Phil Roe, M.D. (R-Tenn.) released the following statement after President Trump signed The Veterans Choice Program Improvement Act, the Senate companion to Chairman Roe’s bill to eliminate the sunset date of the Choice program, into law: “It was an honor to stand with President Trump, VA Secretary David Shulkin and Florida Governor Rick Scott to ensure our veterans have timely access to health care. Today, we made great progress in our mission to ensure every veteran who has serv... More
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Chairman Roe Commends VA’s Efforts to Increase Transparency
April 12, 2017
Today, Chairman Phil Roe, M.D. (R-Tenn.) released the following statement after the Department of Veterans Affairs launched a new tool to increase transparency at VA by making patient wait time and quality of care data available to veteran patients: "I thank Secretary Shulkin for making this important data readily available to improve the veteran’s experience at VA and increase accountability at the department. Transparency is a critical component of VA reform, and I'm glad the Trump administrat... More
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Roe Statement on House Passage of Bill to Eliminate Sunset Date of the Choice Program
April 5, 2017
Today, Chairman Phil Roe, M.D. (R-Tenn.) released the following statement after the House passed The Veterans Choice Program Improvement Act, the Senate companion to his bill to eliminate the sunset date of the Choice program: “By eliminating the sunset date of the Choice Act, Congress is ensuring veterans have certainty and continuity of care while we work with the Trump administration to develop a strategic plan that addresses the need for a veteran-centric, coordinated network of care that ut... More

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