VA Reverses Call for 'IU' Benefit Cuts
VA Secretary David Shulkin conceded that ending IU for elderly vets was a poor choice from a menu of cost-saving options. Shulkin told Congress that he will work with them to find a way to fund his Choice replacement plan, CARE, without administratively ending Individual Unemployability (IU) eligibility next year for 208,000 seriously disabled veterans age 62 or older. (Read about the original plan to cut IU).
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