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  • Chairman Roe, Ranking Member Walz Name Lawmakers to New Subcommittee on Technology Modernization
    Posted in Press Releases on July 12, 2018 | Preview rr
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    Washington, D.C. – Today, the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs approved the creation and leadership of the Subcommittee on Technology Modernization. The subcommittee was announced by Chairman Phil Roe, M.D. (R-Tenn.) and Ranking Member Walz (D-Minn.) on June 20 and will focus on oversight of Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) technology projects, specifically the Electronic Health Record (EHR) Modernization program. “As the department embarks on the nation’s largest EHR overhaul, it is cri... Read more

  • Committee Passes 10 Veterans Bills
    Posted in Press Releases on July 12, 2018 | Preview rr
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    Washington, D.C. – Today, Chairman Phil Roe, M.D. (R-Tenn.) released the following statement after the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs passed ten bills out of committee: “Today, the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs continued to deliver on our promise to transform and strengthen the VA in order to ensure that our nation’s veterans receive the quality care and benefits they deserve. The bipartisan bills reported to the full House for consideration would create a fourth administration with... Read more

  • HVAC Schedule July 9 - July 13
    Posted in Media Advisories on July 6, 2018 | Preview rr
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    Today, Chairman Phil Roe, M.D. (R-Tenn.) released the hearing schedule for July 9 - July 13. The following events are open to the press: WHO: House Committee on Veterans' Affairs WHAT: Business Meeting WHEN: 10:00 a.m., Thursday, July 12, 2018 WHERE: 334 Cannon House Office Building and streaming here. BACKGROUND: The purpose of this meeting is to assign Representative Bill Flores to subcommittees; amend the Committee Rules to establish a Subcommittee on Technology Modernization; assign a chairm... Read more

  • Chairman Roe Announces Full Committee Hearing on the Implementation of the Accountability Act
    Posted in Press Releases on July 2, 2018 | Preview rr
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    Protection Act: One Year Later." The purpose of this oversight hearing is to examine implementation of the Department of Veterans’ Affairs Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act of 2017. The full committee hearing will be held on July 17, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. More information, including the witness list, will be made available in the coming weeks. Chairman Roe released the following statement: "It is critical we continue to ensure the accountability law is implemented as intended. This la... Read more

  • HVAC Schedule June 25 - June 29
    Posted in Media Advisories on June 22, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economic Opportunity, Health, Full Committee

    Today, Chairman Phil Roe, M.D. (R-Tenn.) released the hearing schedule for June 25 - June 29. The following events are open to the press: WHO: House Committee on Veterans' Affairs WHAT: VA Electronic Health Record Modernization: The Beginning of the Beginning WHEN: 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, June 26, 2018 WHERE: 334 Cannon House Office Building and streaming here. BACKGROUND: During this hearing, the committee will discuss VA’s Electronic Health Record Modernization (EHRM) program. This $15.8 billion,... Read more

  • HVAC Schedule February 5 – 9
    Posted in Media Advisories on February 2, 2018 | Preview rr
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    Today, Chairman Phil Roe, M.D. (R-Tenn.) released the hearing schedule for February 5 – 9. The following event is open to the press: WHO: House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs WHAT: VA Caregiver Support Program: Correcting Course for Veteran Caregivers WHEN: 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, February 6, 2018 WHERE: 334 Cannon House Office Building and streaming here. BACKGROUND: During this hearing, the committee will examine the effectiveness of the Department of Veterans Affairs’ Program of Comprehensive As... Read more

  • Chairman Roe Statement On Secretary Shulkin’s Call For VA Accountability
    Posted in Press Releases on March 31, 2017 | Preview rr
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    Today, Chairman Phil Roe, M.D. (R-Tenn.) released the following statement after VA Secretary David Shulkin announced the delayed firing of a VA employee in Houston who was caught watching pornography while treating a veteran patient: "The time for talking about accountability is over. This situation underscores the need for Congress to get VA accountability legislation to President Trump's desk, and I thank Secretary Shulkin for making this a top priority. I was proud my bill, the VA Accountabil... Read more

  • Chairman Roe, Ranking Member Walz Announce Hearing To Assess Veterans Crisis Line
    Posted in Media Advisories on March 28, 2017 | Preview rr
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    Today, House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Chairman Phil Roe, M.D. (R-Tenn.) and Ranking Member Tim Walz (D-Minn.) announced the committee will hold a full committee oversight hearing to assess ongoing concerns regarding the Department of Veterans Affairs Crisis Line (VCL). The members released the following statements: “The men and woman who have worn the uniform of our great nation have sacrificed so much to protect the freedoms we enjoy today. When they are in crisis, they deserve to have th... Read more

  • HVAC Passes Five Bills Out Of Committee
    Posted in Press Releases on March 8, 2017 | Preview rr
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    Chairman Phil Roe, M.D. (R-Tenn.) released the following statement after the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs passed five pieces of legislation: “Whether it’s creating a culture of accountability at VA, expanding access to quality care or protecting the rights entrusted to our nation’s heroes, these bills will improve the lives of America’s veterans and build a better VA. I am proud to support these important bills and look forward to moving them through the legislative process.” Background:... Read more

  • Roe, Coffman Statements On Secretary Shulkin’s Intention To Expand Mental Health Care Services
    Posted in Press Releases on March 8, 2017 | Preview rr
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    Today, Reps. Phil Roe, M.D. (R-Tenn.), chairman of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, and Mike Coffman (R-Colo.) released the following statements after Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Secretary Shulkin’s announcement of his intention to expand mental health care services to veterans with other-than-honorable discharges: “I take the health and well-being of every man and woman who has served our country very seriously,” said Roe. “I appreciate Secretary Shulkin taking steps to ensure ... Read more

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