VA Implements Second Phase of Choice Card Program


Today, Carolyn McCarthy applauded the VA's announcement that it will begin to issue its Veterans Choice Cards to Veterans currently waiting more than 30-days for an appointment at a VA facility.

"The Veterans Choice Card initiative is a major step towards addressing the excessive waiting times that were experienced in certain VA facilities. The implementation of the Choice Card Program will allow veterans who have been waiting for more than 30 days for their medical appointment to receive care in their own communities rather than continue to wait. I applaud this initiative, which will improve the treatment of our nation' s veterans in light of the disheartening allegations that emerged in recent months."