VA Choice and Quality Employment Act

  • More funding, accountability for VA Choice program proposed, now what?

    Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin said the agency is not privatizing, but additions to the Choice program will help create more comprehensive programs and partnerships to provide veterans with the best care.

  • Last-minute Veterans Choice funding bill filled with key VA hiring flexibilities

    The House passed a last-minute bill Friday morning that will replenish the Veterans Choice Program with $2.1 billion in additional funds for the next six months. The additional Choice funds are crucial, as they buy lawmakers and the Veterans Affairs Department more time to redesign the program. But the legislation is also packed with new hiring flexibilities.