- Veterans who experience wait times of 30 days or more or who live more than 40 miles from a VA facility will be eligible to receive care from a federally qualified health care facility, a DoD health care facility, or a private facility that accepts Medicare.
- The VA Secretary will be given the authority to immediately fire or demote senior officials connected to mismanaged or delayed care. The individual would be removed from the payroll immediately but would have 1 week to appeal the decision to the Merit System Protection Board. The Board would then have 3 weeks to make a final decision.
- The VA would be given approval to lease 26 major medical facilities in at least 18 states
- $500 million dollars would be given to the VA to hire more physicians and nurses.
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