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On Wednesday, June 6, 2018, the President signed into law:

2372, the “John S. McCain III, Daniel K. Akaka, and Samuel R. Johnson VA Maintaining Internal Systems and Strengthening Integrated Outside Networks Act of 2018” or the “VA MISSION Act of 2018,” which contains provisions to:  (1) create a new, permanent Veterans Community Care Program to consolidate all of VA’s authorities related to providing care through non-VA providers; (2) amend certain VA health care authorities; (3) expand the Family Caregivers Program to veterans of all service eras; (4) establish an independent commission to oversee VA’s asset and infrastructure review process; (5) establish a Center for Innovation for Care and Payment; and (6) address miscellaneous issues.