1) VA Tells Congress It Wants to Pay for Denver Hospital Mismanagement by Gutting Choice Act
2) Congress Passes; President Signs New Medicare Payment Method; “Doc Fix” Is No More
3) Senator Murray to Roll Out Her New Expanded Caregivers Bill
4) Free Symphony Tickets for The Military Family In Virginia
5) VA Extends Program for Veterans With Traumatic Brain Injury
News for the Enlisted Monday April 20, 2015
President Larry Hyland Requests Feedback From You
In the President's Message in the March 2015 issue of The Voice (p. 6), President Hyland discusses several options the board and staff are considering to contain the high cost of printing and mailing The Voice. One option discussed in the article is going to a semi-annual publication with a potential change to format and content, and continuing the other months with a portable document file (.pdf) format that can be downloaded and printed. Another option, further reducing costs, would be producing just the .pdf format for all issues. Please read the full article (click here) for complete details.
Before further discussion and refinement is pursued, President Hyland would like membership feedback, comments, etc. regarding publishing The Voice magazine two times a year (semi-annual) or elimination of the printed magazine altogether, prior to 20 April. You can email your thoughts on this matter to President Hyland at email@example.com
SOLDIER RIDE- President Barack Obama, center, Vice President Joe Biden, left, and Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert MacDonald cheer at the start of the Wounded Warrior Project's annual Soldier Ride at the White House in Washington, D.C., April 16, 2015. The four-day cycling event offers wounded service members and veterans an opportunity to overcome physical, mental and emotional wounds.
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ATTENTION THE ENLISTED ASSOCIATION MEMBERS
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All Veterans Eligible for VA Dental Coverage
The U. S. Government has authorized a national dental insurance program for Veterans enrolled in Veterans Affairs health care and individuals enrolled in VA's CHAMPVA program.
VA is partnering with Delta Dental and MetLife to allow eligible Veterans, plus family members enrolled in(CHAMPVA), to purchase affordable dental insurance now. There are no eligibility limitations based on service-connected disability rating or enrollment priority assignment. Complete an application on-line through either Delta Dental: www.deltadentalvadip.org, or
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