At hearing, Tester seeks answers from administration officials on improving Veterans’ access to long-term care & addressing nursing home staffing shortages

June 8, 2023

In a continued effort to support veterans across rural America, Chairman Jon Tester led a Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee hearing where he pushed officials from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to improve access to quality long-term care. The VA confirmed they’re “on pace” to expand the Veteran Directed Care program to all VA medical centers. Read the full article.