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• require independent oversight of the caregiver program

The bill would also provide numerous other improvements for veterans by:

• expanding health care services for women veterans.

• reaching out to veterans living in rural areas.

• improving mental health care.

• removing barriers to care for catastrophically disabled veterans.

• enhancing VA medical services.

• strengthening VA’s workforce.

• improving and increasing services to homeless veterans.

S. 1963 was signed by President Obama on May 5.