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Invitation to Maine VA Listening Session on Wednesday, November 14, 2018: VA Mission Act 2018 & New Veterans Community Care Program

Date Posted: Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Category: Advocacy/Outreach - Maine

Factsheet: VA MISSION Act and New Veterans Community Care Program

Invitation to Listening Session below:

Subject: VA MISSION Act of 2018 Listening Session for you!

Date: Fri, 9 Nov 2018 21:07:50 +0000

From: "Kon, Megan A."
To: "Kon, Megan A."

Dear Veterans and VSO's,

We cordially invite you to attend a listening session on the VA MISSION Act of 2018 on:

Date: November 14, 2018

Time: 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Location: VA Maine HCS, Togus Theater, Building 210

We are seeking your feedback on VHA implementation of the MISSION Act, which was signed into law by the President on June 6, 2018, and is intended to fundamentally transform elements of the VA health care system. We want to know what you've heard, what your interests and concerns are, as well as get your feedback on a communication campaign.

Our transformed health care system will:

Ensure easy and reliable access to care when Veterans need it.
Provide exceptional care to Veterans anytime, anywhere.
Serve as a trusted, caring partner, helping Veterans and their families be healthy and well.
Your feedback will:

Guide VHA leadership in implementing the MISSION Act.
Help us better understand stakeholders' concerns and priorities.
Assist leadership in communicating how VHA is implementing the Act.
Inform the development of MISSION Act communication products, including toolkits, campaigns, etc.
The 90-minite interactive session agenda is as follows:

Setting the Stage: MISSION Act Initial Discussion
MISSION Act Overview: Presentation and Discussion
MISSION Act Umbrella Campaign: Purpose of campaign and review 3 options, each with its own image, text, and logo

We are looking forward to your participation! Please reply to me if you will be able to attend. Let us know if you have any questions or concerns.

Thank you

Megan Kon

Public Affairs Officer

VA Maine Healthcare System Mail Code: 00-PR

1 VA Ctr, Augusta, ME 04330

Office Phone: 207-623-8411 ext. 2200

Cell: 207-480-9220


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