Omaha is setting a trend as to how government takes care of our veterans

Omaha is one of 5 cities to embrace CHIP IN Act

Omaha is setting a trend as to how government takes care of our veterans. Building a new health care facility for veterans in quickly becoming a reality.  Under the CHIP IN for Vets Act, Omaha is one five cities to embrace this new idea. 

CHIP IN is a Private-Public partnership, a new way of doing business for the US Department of Veteran’s Affairs. Today it announced it will work to build a new healthcare facility in Omaha with a non-profit, The Veteran’s Ambulatory Center Development Corporation.

This move is made possible thanks to the work of Senator Deb Fischer and former Congressman Brad Ashford.  In December 2016 Congress and Former President Barack Obama signed off on the concept.  Fischer and newly elected Congressman Don Bacon who along with Ashford praised today’s announcement. 

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