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  • UPDATED HVAC Schedule December 4 - December 7
    Posted in Media Advisories on December 3, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs, Health, Oversight and Investigations, Full Committee

    Washington, D.C. - Today, Chairman Phil Roe, M.D. (R-Tenn.) released the hearing schedule for December 4 - December 7. Please note that all hearings scheduled for this week are postponed. The following events are open to the press: The below event is postponed: WHO: House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs WHAT: “Is VA Ready for Full Implementation of Appeals Reform?” WHEN: 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, December 5, 2018 WHERE: 334 Cannon House Office Building and streaming here. Background: During this hea... Read more

  • Chairman Roe Highlights 115th Congress Committee Achievements on Sirius XM Radio
    Posted in Press Releases on November 16, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs, Economic Opportunity, Health, Oversight and Investigations, Full Committee, Technology Modernization

    Washington, D.C. - Wednesday, Chairman Phil Roe, M.D. (R-Tenn.) appeared on Sirius XM’s The Morning Briefing with Tim Farley to discuss the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) contract disability examinations and general 115th Congress achievements on behalf of veterans. Chairman Roe started the interview by highlighting the Committee's work investigating VA oversight of contract disability examinations: “When we look at one of the problems we've had with disability claims, it is that it takes ... Read more

  • HVAC Schedule September 4 - September 7
    Posted in Media Advisories on August 31, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs, Economic Opportunity, Oversight and Investigations

    Washington, D.C.- Today, Chairman Phil Roe, M.D. (R-Tenn.) released the hearing schedule for September 4 - September 7. The following events are open to the press: WHO: Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations WHAT:Reusable Medical Equipment: Continuing to Examine VHA’s Sterile Processing Problems. WHEN: 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, September 5, 2018 WHERE: 334 Cannon House Office Building and streaming here. BACKGROUND: During this oversight hearing, the subcommittee will discuss issues with ste... Read more

  • HVAC Schedule July 16 - July 20
    Posted in Media Advisories on July 13, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economic Opportunity, Oversight and Investigations, Full Committee

    Washington, D.C.- Today, Chairman Phil Roe, M.D. (R-Tenn.) released the hearing schedule for July 16 - July 20. The following events are open to the press: WHO: House Committee on Veterans' Affairs WHAT:The VA Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act: One Year Later WHEN: 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, July 17, 2018 WHERE: 334 Cannon House Office Building and streaminghere. BACKGROUND: During this oversight hearing, the committee will discuss the implementation of the Department of Veterans Affair... Read more

  • Roe Statement on Anniversary of VA Accountability Law
    Posted in Press Releases on June 22, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Oversight and Investigations

    Washington, D.C. - Today, Chairman Phil Roe, M.D. (R-Tenn.) released the following statement in advance of the one-year anniversary of President Trump signing the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act into law: “Saturday marks one year since this bill was signed into law, and as a result we’ve seen major changes at the VA. Before this law, veterans were not receiving the level of service they have earned, and many VA employees were not held accountab... Read more

  • Committee Leaders Introduce EHR Oversight Legislation
    Posted in Press Releases on November 3, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Oversight and Investigations

    Today, House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Chairman Phil Roe, M.D. (R-Tenn.) and Ranking Member Tim Walz (D-Minn.), along with Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations Committee Chairman Jack Bergman (R-Mich.) and Ranking Member Annie Kuster (D-NH), introduced legislation to strengthen Congress’ oversight of VA’s implementation of its new electronic health records system. “As chairman and a physician, I know firsthand the value an effective electronic health records system plays in providin... Read more

  • Bergman, Kuster Introduce Legislation Protecting Veteran-Owned Small Businesses
    Posted in Press Releases on May 30, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Oversight and Investigations

    This past week, Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations Chairman Jack Bergman (R-Mich.) and Ranking Member Annie Kuster (D-Conn.) introduced the Protecting Business Opportunities for Veterans Act of 2017 to protect Service Disabled Veteran Owned and Veteran Owned Small Businesses. “An important step in making sure our veterans get the treatment they’ve earned from VA is targeting and weeding out fraud in the VA system,” said Bergman. “That’s why the Protecting Business Opportunities for Vet... Read more

  • Chairman Bergman Opening Statement: VA Financial Management
    Posted in Press Releases on May 24, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Oversight and Investigations

    Today, the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, chaired by Rep. Jack Bergman, held a hearing to examine the Department of Veterans Affairs financial management. Below are Chairman Bergman's opening remarks from the hearing: Opening Remarks As Prepared for Delivery: Earlier today we had the opportunity to hear from Secretary Shulkin about the Administration’s budget priorities for the Department of Veterans Affairs. Now we will examine how VA actually manages the money the taxpayers prov... Read more

  • Chairman Bergman Opening Statement
    Posted in Press Releases on February 27, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Oversight and Investigations

    Subcommittee on Oversight & Investigations Hearing to Assess VA’s Risks for Drug Diversion Today, the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, chaired by Rep. Jack Bergman (R-Mich.), held a hearing to examine a recently released GAO report’s findings that lack of oversight and internal controls for prescription opioids and employee accountability put VA medical centers at risk for drug diversion. You can view Chairman Bergman's opening remarks from today's hearing here: Opening remarks as p... Read more

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