By: Carolyn Gombos

Updates Brought Forth by the 2018 Mission Act

A Summary of the recent program updates brought forth by the VA Mission Act of 2018

The VA Mission Act:

  • Removes barriers for VA healthcare professionals to practice telemedicine.
  • Provides additional resources for hiring and retention of VA healthcare professionals.
  • Strengthens peer-to-peer support for veterans undergoing care for trauma or in rural areas.
  • Establishes mobile deployment teams for underserved and rural facilities to provide specialized and routine healthcare.
  • Allows VA to provide transplant procedures on a live donor.
  • Allows the VA to modernize assets and infrastructure.

Learn more about the latest process improvements made to veteran care programs!

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