NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Tennessee Valley Healthcare System (VA TVHS) will host a town hall meeting at 6:00 p.m. central time Wednesday, October 16 at Church of Christ Annex, 305 West Church St., Lewisburg, TN 37091.
TVHS officials will discuss the MISSION Act of 2018, including eligibility requirements for community care (formerly the VA Choice program) and the law’s urgent care benefit, implemented in June. The presentation will also cover services and activities TVHS offers for women Veterans, an explanation of the VA’s new Whole Health approach to care, and an outline of where Veterans can get flu shots this season.
There will be an open forum for questions with subject matter experts on hand to provide answers and individual concerns can be addressed after the meeting.
Representatives from the Nashville Regional Office of the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) will also be on hand to provide updates on VBA issues and to answer questions and offer personalized service to Veterans and their families.
This event is free and open to all Veterans and their families.
Town hall meetings give TVHS leaders an opportunity to meet Veterans they serve face-to-face, ask for direct feedback, and provide relevant information on new and upcoming services and projects. The meetings also give representatives from the Nashville VBA Regional Office a chance to provide personalized benefits assistance, to include claim and appeals status for Veterans and their dependents.