All about the money not about the care.
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Early Thursday morning, it appeared that a compromise proposal which would address the scandal surrounding the Department of Veterans Affairs and improve vets’ access to medical services was likely to be passed by Congress.
The cost of the means to address the crisis at the VA had been a stumbling block for weeks. Senate Veterans Affairs Committee’s Chairman Bernie Sanders (I-VT) said Thursday that his new proposal to improve access to health care for military veterans would cost less than $25 billion over 10 years — $10 billion less than a bill passed by the Senate in June.
The Associated Press reported on Thursday that the White House’s request to address the VA scandal started at $17.5 billion before it even addressed the issue of providing vets with expedited access to care: