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Home News Congress Reaches Deal to Avert Shutdown of Veterans’ Health Choice Program

Congress Reaches Deal to Avert Shutdown of Veterans’ Health Choice Program

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The program, which pays for veterans to see private doctors instead of being wait-listed for V.A. care, passed despite opposition from veterans’ groups.





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Military Funeral Honors ceremonies must be scheduled in advance.

The law requires that every eligible veteran receive a military funeral honors ceremony, which includes the folding and presentation of the United States flag and the playing of “taps,” upon the family’s request. This Department of Defense program calls for the funeral director to request military funeral honors on behalf of the veteran’s family.