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Providers support House push to expand veterans' healthcare options

Providers support House push to expand veterans' healthcare options

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Providers recently applauded a large bipartisan effort to expand veteran's healthcare options for long-term and post-acute care.

All veterans would be eligible for VA hospice care under House bill

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All veterans would be entitled to hospice care if recently introduced federal legislation becomes law. Rep. Chris Collins (R-NY) introduced the "Care for Our Heroes Act" Thursday in the House of Representatives.