here is the rest of the info!
Assistant VA Secretary for Congressional and Legislative Affairs, Joan.Mooney@va.gov VA's Congressional Relations Officer, Michael Huff; Michael.Huff@va.gov
CC: US Senator your state ; contact page to copy n paste letter too
US Senator your state ; contact page to copy n paste letter too
US Congressperson – your District ; contact page to copy n paste letter too
SUBJ: CHOICE PROGRAM IS A FAILURE……..or ….WHATEVER IS THE PROBLEM AT THE TIME YOU WRITE PUT THAT HERE
The above names gets actionable response to whatever problem within the VA you are having!!!
I was informed by one of the Chief Business Officers in Wash, DC for my VISN I did the right thing and further complaints are to be done the same way bad Drs;
Name, (Title if you have one)
I had much the same problems with Choice for 3 consults having to repeat info over n over after they finally decided to answer the phone after a month! When a major proper medical care treatment was missed I emailed the following stirred the hornets nest
per se n got action! here is who to write for all Vets n providers if not getting reimbursed etc or the increased length of time to do paperwork compared w fee-base etc. recommend make suggestions even if one to improve like when a VCP Employee gives their
name they need to have a company ID as too many Tom's working etc! Date: September xx, 2015
From: name address phone number
To: VA Secretary Bob McDonald, Bob.Mcdonald@va.gov ; cell# (513) 509-8454
Deputy VA Secretary Sloan Gibson, Sloan.Gibson@va.gov
VA Under Secretary of Health David Shulkin, David.Shulkin@va.gov
VA Interim Under Secretary for Health - Dr Carolyn Clancy, Carolyn.Clancy@va.gov
VA Assistant Deputy Under Secretary for Health Clinical Operations, Thomas Lynch, Thomas.Lynch@va.gov
VA Under Secretary for Health James Tuchschmidt, James.Tuchschmidt@va.gov
VA Under Secretary Veterans Benefits Administration, Allison Hickey, BGen USAF Ret; Allison.Hickey@va.gov ; (202) 461- 9300 VA Deputy National Program Director for Pain Management, Rollin "Mac" Gallagher, Rollin.Gallagher@va.gov Program Director & Principal
Investigator Defense Veterans Integrated Pain Management ((DVCIPM), Dr Chester 'Trip' Buckenmaier III, Col USA
Going to stay using this program myself. Thanks for the blog.
Very interesting read. Can't wait to see how it all works.