September 2019

Veteran Directed Care Program VD-HCBS

Veteran-Directed Home and Community Based Services gives Veterans of all ages the opportunity to receive the Home and Community Based Services they need in a consumer-directed way.

Home Based Care

How the Program Works

1) The veteran, working with family members, and usually an advisor from the state, develops a “Care Plan” outlining the

• services

• supports

• supplies

The MISSION Act launches June 6, 2019: Here’s how to use your new urgent care benefit

Doug Haynes

The MISSION Act launches June 6, 2019 and means greater access and flexibility for veterans in choosing their healthcare providers. One of those changes covers urgent care.

Rather than go to a VA facility’s emergency room or another alternative, the MISSION Act allows veterans to go to civilian urgent care clinics.

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