Exploring the Implementation and Future of the Veterans Choice Program

Date: Tuesday, May 12, 2015 Time: 02:30 PM Location: Russell Senate Office Building SR-418

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Panel I

The Honorable Sloan D. Gibson, Deputy Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs

Accompanied by:

             Dr. James Tuchschmidt, Acting Principal Deputy Under Secretary for Health

Mr. David J. McIntyre, President and Chief Executive Officer, TriWest Healthcare Alliance

Ms. Donna Hoffmeier, Vice President, VA Services and PCCC Program Manager, HealthNet Federal Services



Mr. Roscoe Butler, Deputy Director for Health Care for The American Legion

Mr. Darin Selnick, Senior Veterans Affairs Advisor for Concerned Veterans for America

Mr. Joseph Violante, National Legislative Director for Disabled American Veterans

Mr. Bill Rausch, Political Director for Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America

Mr. Carlos Fuentes, Senior Legislative Associate for Veterans of Foreign Wars


Member Statements

  1. Senator Patty Murray ( D - WA)


  1. Honorable Sloan D. Gibson
    Deputy Secretary
    Department of Veterans Affairs
  2. Mr. David J. McIntyre, Jr.
    President and CEO
    TriWest Healthcare Alliance
  3. Ms. Donna Hoffmeier
    Vice President, VA Services and PCCC Program Manager
    HealthNet Federal Services
  4. Mr. Roscoe Butler
    Deputy Director for Health Care
    The American Legion
  5. Mr. Darin Selnick
    Senior Veterans Affairs Advisor
    Concerned Veterans for America
  6. Mr. Joseph Violante
    National Legislative Director
    Disabled American Veterans
  7. Mr. Bill Rausch
    Political Director
    Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America
  8. Mr. Carlos Fuentes
    National Legislative Director
    Veterans of Foreign Wars

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