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House Republicans Put Veterans’ and VA Employees’ Best Interests First in New Bill to Fix EHR System

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Today, Rep. Mike Bost (R-Ill.), the Chairman of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, released the following statement after he led lawmakers in introducing H.R. 592, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Electronic Health Record Modernization Improvement Act, a bill to fix VA’s handling of the Oracle Cerner electronic health record (EHR) system and ultimately ensure that VA Medical…

Chairman Bost Announces 118th Congress Veterans’ Affairs Subcommittee Chairs

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Today, Rep. Mike Bost (R-Ill.), the Chairman of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, released the following statement after he announced the five Subcommittee chairs for the 118th Congress: “I am proud to announce that over half of our subcommittee chairs for this Congress are veterans themselves. We have a big agenda ahead of us, but I know these men and women are up to the task.…

House Passes 12 Veterans’ Bills, Including Key Bipartisan Proposals

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Today, Rep. Mike Bost (R-Ill.), the Ranking Member of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, released the following statement after the House passed twelve veterans’ bills this week: “This week the House passed a number of veterans’ bills, including 4 bipartisan proposals to: bolster VA medical research, expand VA cybersecurity, and improve oversight of IT projects and the community…

Ranking Member Bost Joins Ohio Reps. Carey and Balderson in Seeking Answers Following Deaths of Two Central Ohio Veterans

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Today, Rep. Mike Bost (R-Ill.), the Ranking Member of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, Rep. Mike Carey (R-Ohio), and Rep. Troy Balderson (R-Ohio), sent a letter to Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Secretary Denis McDonough following the unfortunate deaths of two central Ohio veterans who received care from the Columbus VA Ambulatory Care Center. The Oracle-Cerner electronic…

Ranking Member Bost, Rep. Rosendale’s Statements on VA’s Decision to Halt EHRM Rollout

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Today, Rep. Mike Bost (R-Ill.), the Ranking Member of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, and Rep. Matt Rosendale (R-Mont.), the Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Technology Modernization, released the following statements after the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced that they will delay the rollout of the new electronic health record (EHR) at more VA Medical…

Ranking Member Bost’s Statement on Committee Passage of Key Bills

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Today, Rep. Mike Bost (R-Ill.), the Ranking Member of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, released the following statement after the Committee reported 18 bills to be considered on the House Floor: “While I could not support all of the bills that were voted out of Committee this morning, I am proud of the bipartisan bills that we passed today. Together, they will help modernize…

Bost, Takano, Tester, Moran Statements on Watchdog Reports on VA’s Electronic Health Record Modernization Program

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House Veterans’ Affairs Committee Ranking Member Mike Bost (R-Ill.), Chairman Mark Takano (D-Calif.), Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee Chairman Jon Tester (D-Mont.), and Ranking Member Jerry Moran (R-Kan.), issued the following statements on two reports released today from the Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) Office of Inspector General (OIG) revealing serious issues with the…

Ranking Member Bost Applauds House Passage of 19 Bipartisan Veterans’ Bills This Week

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Today, Rep. Mike Bost (R-Ill.), the Ranking Member of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, released the following statement after the House passed 19 veterans’ bills ahead of Memorial Day: “I’m so glad that we were able to continue the bipartisan tradition of passing good bills to better serve veterans and their families, caregivers, and survivors before recognizing our fallen…

Ranking Member Bost Applauds Committee’s Passage of 17 Proposals, Calls for Consideration of Bills to Help Toxic-Exposed Veterans Immediately

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Today, Rep. Mike Bost (R-Ill.), the Ranking Member of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, released the following statement after the Committee reported 17 bills with strong bipartisan support to be considered on the House Floor: “I am thrilled that we passed 17 bills, including 6 Republican-led bills, out of the VA Committee today. These proposals would improve the delivery of…

Ranking Member Bost Joins Subcommittee Leaders Nehls and Rosendale in Effort to Reform Disability Claims Systems for Veterans

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Today, Rep. Mike Bost (R-Ill.), the Ranking Member of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, Rep. Troy Nehls (R-Tex.), the Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Disability Assistance & Memorial Affairs, and Rep. Matt Rosendale (R-Mont.), the Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Technology Modernization, released the following statements after introducing legislation to make it…

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