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$392M price tag stalls bill to expand veterans benefits connected to military sexual trauma

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WASHINGTON — Legislation requiring the Department of Veterans Affairs to accept crisis center reports, personal statements and other evidence to support disability claims for military sexual trauma when an official report is missing from records has stalled in Congress over a projected $392 million cost to deliver the benefits through 2032, according to lawmakers.

Read more at: https://www.stripes.com/theaters/us/2024-05-08/veterans-military-sexual-trauma-legislation-13797193.html
Source - Stars and Stripes

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