"...Obama administration is considering a controversial plan to make veterans pay for treatment of service-related injuries with private insurance..."
!!!!!! Absurd !!!!!!
The groups also cited an increase in 'third-party collections' estimated in the 2010 budget proposal -- something they said could be achieved only if the Veterans Administration started billing for service-related injuries.
Asked about the proposal, (Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric) Shinseki said it was under 'consideration.'
'A final decision hasn't been made yet,' he said..."
"... the proposal would be "dead on arrival" if it's sent to Congress, Sen. Patty Murray, D-Washington, said..."
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