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Ranking Member Bost Applauds House Passage of 13 Bipartisan Veterans’ 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 House passed 13 bipartisan veterans’ bills this week: “Just a few days after celebrating our nation’s heroes on Veterans Day, I was proud to support all 13 veterans’ bills that passed the House this week,” said Ranking Member Bost. “These bills would improve th...

Bost, Takano, & Mrvan Introduce the VA Electronic Health Record Transparency Act

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Today, House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Ranking Member Mike Bost (R-Ill.), Chairman Mark Takano (D-Calif.), and Subcommittee on Technology Modernization Chairman Frank J. Mrvan (D-Ind.) introduced the VA Electronic Health Record Transparency Act after today’s Subcommittee hearing. Following two major Inspector General reports detailing significant issues with VA’s Electronic Health Record Mode...

Bost, Rosendale, McMorris Rodgers Statements on End of VA’s EHRM Strategic Review

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Today, Rep. Mike Bost (R-Ill.), the Ranking Member of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, Rep. Matt Rosendale (R-Mont.), the Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Technology Modernization, and Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-Wash.), released the following statements after the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced that the strategic review of the Electronic Health Record Modernization ...

House Republicans Fight for California Veterans’ Telehealth Services

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Today, Rep. Mike Bost (R-Ill.), the Ranking Member of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, Minority Leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.), and Members of the Republican California Congressional Delegation and the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, led the fight to ensure that California’s veterans have access to critical and lifesaving telemedicine in a letter to Marybel Batjer, President ...

Roe, Banks Statements Ahead of Initial Electronic Health Record Modernization Go-Live

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Today, Rep. Phil Roe, M.D. (R-Tenn.), the Ranking Member of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs and Rep. Jim Banks (R-Ind.), the Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Technology Modernization, released the following statements ahead of the Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA’s) launch of the Cerner electronic health record (EHR) system at the Mann-Grandstaff VA Medical Center in Spokane, Wash...

Ranking Member Roe Statement on House Passage of Three Veterans’ Bills

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Today, Rep. Phil Roe, M.D. (R-Tenn.), the Ranking Member of the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, released the following statement after the House passed three bipartisan veterans’ bills this week: "I am pleased to see that, before leaving for the holiday district work period, the House continued our efforts to support and serve our nation’s veterans well by passing bipartisan legislation that would...

Ranking Member Roe Opening Statement: MISSION Critical: Assessing the Technology to Support Community Care

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Today, the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs held an oversight hearing assessing the technology to support VA MISSION Act's community care program. Below are Ranking Member Rep. Phil Roe's, M.D. (R-Tenn.) opening remarks: Opening Remarks As Prepared for Delivery: I welcome the opportunity to be here this afternoon to discuss the implementation of the new MISSION Act community care program. That...

Roe, Banks on VA's EHR Modernization: ‘Slow and steady wins the race’

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Washington, D.C. - Today, Rep. Phil Roe, M.D. (R-Tenn.), Ranking Member of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, and Rep. Jim Banks (R-Ind.), Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Technology Modernization, released the following statement on the management of the Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) Electronic Health Record Modernization program (EHRM): “VA is undertaking the largest electroni...

Ranking Member Roe Announces Republican Subcommittee Assignments

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Washington, D.C. - Today, Ranking Member Phil Roe, M.D. (R-Tenn.) announced his subcommittee member assignments and his intention to appoint Rep. Amata Coleman Radewagen (R-American Samoa) as Vice Ranking Member, which will be approved at the first full committee organizational meeting. "It is exciting to have our subcommittees populated and I look forward to these positions being confirmed during...

Bergman, Kuster, Dunn Introduce Bipartisan Legislation Protecting Veteran-Owned Small Businesses

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Washington, D.C. - Today, Reps. General Jack Bergman (R-Mich.), Annie Kuster (D-Conn.), and Dr. Neal Dunn (R-Fla.) reintroduced the Protecting Business Opportunities for Veterans Act of 2019 to protect Service Disabled Veteran Owned and Veteran Owned Small Businesses. “Weeding out fraud in the VA system is a much-needed step in making sure our Veterans get the treatment they’ve earned from VA,” s...

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