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Senate passes bill to broaden VA information sharing with providers

May 24, 2018


The U.S. Senate on Wednesday passed legislation by a vote of 92 to 5 that would significantly broaden information sharing between the Department of Veterans Affairs and non-VA healthcare providers.

The bipartisan VA Maintaining Internal Systems and Strengthening Integrated Outside Networks (MISSION) Act of 2018, which was passed by the House last week and now heads to President Trump’s desk to be signed into law, calls for improving information sharing with community providers.

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