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PRESS RELEASE 9-5-2019

PRESS RELEASE

SEPTEMBER 5, 2019

 

FROM:              VETERANS ACTION COALITION OF SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA

RE:                     MISSION ACT: NEW HEALTH CARE OPTIONS

                            MEETING SEPTEMBER 23, 2019

 

WHERE:            SOUTHSIDE LIBRARY

 

DATE AND TIME:   SEPTEMBER 23, 2019

                                       7PM

ON JUNE 6, 2019, THE VA LAUNCHED ITS NEW VETERANS COMMUNITY CARE PROGRAM WHICH REPLACES THE VETERANS CHOICE PROGRAM.

NEW CRITERIA FOR COMMUNITY CARE BASED HEALTH CARE INCLUDING NEW DRIVE TIME CALCULATIONS, AND NEW APPOINTMENT WAIT TIME FOR PRIMARY CARE AND MENTAL HEALTH CARE.  NEW URGENT CARE OPTIONS.

THERE IS MUCH MORE.

THE VETERANS ACTION COALITION OF SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA IS SPONSORING A SPECIAL PROGRAM ON MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2019, AT 7PM, AT THE LAFAYETTE PARISH SOUTHSIDE LIBRARY.

THERE WILL BE A REPRESENTATIVE OF THE VA THERE TO ANSWER ANY AND ALL QUESTIONS ABOUT THE NEW HEALTH CARE OPTIONS IN THE VETERANS COMMUNITY CARE PROGRAM.

WE URGE ALL VETERANS AND THEIR FAMILIES TO JOIN US TO LEARN ABOUT THESE CHANGES AND HOW THEY CAN HELP IMPROVE YOUR HEALTH CARE

Rae Logan

Media Chair

985-705-1205

 

The mission of the Veterans Action Coalition of Southwest Louisiana is to assure all local Veterans obtain the highest quality medical care available.  In addition, the Coalition functions to promote and support other Veteran programs in Southwest Louisiana.