Trump signs VA Mission Act

President Trump signed the VA Mission act aimed at giving Veteran's more choice when it comes to healthcare.

Posted: Jun. 6, 2018 6:04 PM
Updated: Jun. 6, 2018 6:05 PM

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Today President Donald Trump signed the VA Mission Act.
The measure is aimed at improving veterans' health care.

The act fulfills a promise by Trump, and gives veterans more freedom to see doctors outside of the VA's health care system.

Trump said at a press conference earlier today, "Nobody deserves better than our veterans."

The mission act also includes a bill co-authored by Representative Greg Walden of Oregon.

The Medical Scribe Act will allow the hiring of more medical scribes in VA medical centers. 

Walden says that allowing scribes to handle electronic health records will allow doctors to see more patients in a timely manner. 

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