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AMAC Supports the Major Medical Facility Authorization Act

AMAC urges House Leadership to schedule a vote and pass the Major Medical Facility Authorization Act. This important piece of legislation sponsored by Senator Jerry Moran (R-KS), authorizes funding for the construction of medical facilities to better serve our veterans.

May 27, 2020

The Honorable Nancy Pelosi
Speaker of the House of Representatives
H – 232 The Capitol
Washington, DC 20515

The Honorable Kevin McCarthy
Minority Leader
H – 204 The Capitol
Washington, DC 20515

Dear Speaker Pelosi and Leader McCarthy,

On behalf of the 2.1 million members of AMAC – Association of Mature American Citizens, many of whom are veterans of America’s armed services, I write to urge you to schedule a vote to ultimately pass the Major Medical Facility Authorization Act.

This legislation, introduced by Senator Jerry Moran (KS), authorizes funding for the construction of medical facilities to better serve our veterans. The least we can do for the men and women who have sacrificed so much for our country is ensure they receive the best care possible in the most modern, upto-date facilities available.

The Major Medical and Facility Authorization Act will fund important treatment centers including a spinal cord injury building with a community center and a critical care center in southern California, a new medical facility in Kentucky, and an outpatient clinic in northern California, among other projects.

As an age 50 plus organization comprised of numerous veterans, AMAC advises the House of Representatives to promptly pass this legislation to safeguard America’s veterans and promote their health and well-being.

Sincerely,
Bob Carlstrom
President, AMAC Action

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LTC S
1 month ago

I don’t understand why we’re building facilities to treat veterans in some of the most hostile veteran states in America. There are so many states who need these facilities to generate jobs and help their economy that are actually centrally located so veterans can access them and are veteran friendly. I’m a retired veteran who has tri-care for life. Which is actually Medicare and tri-care with co-pay(Pharm) to civilian medical facilities because Madigan AMC can’t accommodate me. They have too many patients so I got bumped out to health care on the economy. (Thank you for you service, now go… Read more »

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