Legion embraces VA’s efforts to implement appeals reform
The American Legion fully supports the VA’s efforts to resolve the legacy appeals inventory through RAMP.
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Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018, the Committee of Veterans' Affairs will meet in open session to discuss the Department of Veterans Affairs' Program of Comprehensive Assistance for Family Caregivers. During this hearing, the committee will examine the effectiveness of the current program in serving the highest-need veterans and their caregivers and the public response to the open comment period. The committee will also assess reforms that would be needed in order to successfully expand the program to pre-9/11 veterans and caregivers, to include alternative approaches to expansion and opportunities to adopt best practices from other VA programs and benefits to meet veterans' caregiving needs without duplicating services. The hearing will begin at 10​ a.m. in Cannon House Office Building, room 334.

Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018, the Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs will meet on pending legislation. The committee is seeking input on a number of bills and legislative proposals at this hearing. The hearing will begin at 2:30 p.m. in Russell Senate Office Building, room 418.

Testifying for the Legion: Roscoe Butler, deputy director for health.

Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018, the House and Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs will meet in open session to conduct a joint hearing to receive the legislative presentation of The American Legion. The session will begin at 10 a.m. in Dirksen Senate Office Building, room SD-G50.