Veteranclaims’s Blog

March 15, 2011

Congressional Veterans Committee Critical of Failure to Impliment Caregivers Health Services Act 2010

Full article at: MILITARY UPDATE: VA restricting caregiver benefits, advocates say

March 15, 2011 12:12 PM

Senior Democrats and Republicans on the veterans affairs committees sent a letter to President Obama which is critical of the VA for missing a Jan. 30 deadline for full implementation of the Caregivers and Veterans Omnibus Health Services Act of 2010.

“The letter also charges that VA intends to limit the number of caregivers eligible for a monthly stipend and other new benefits by adding “arbitrary and stringent criteria” that Congress never meant to impose.”

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