VA Secretary David Shulkin told Congress that he supports a change in law to expand the Post-9/11 caregiver program so that its cash stipend and menu of support services can benefit caregivers to severely injured veterans from earlier generations. But, the VA wants to standardize how the Post-9/11 program is administered across more than 150 VA medical facilities supported by more than 360 caregiver coordinators before doing so.
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The list is included in a 61-page report to Congress delivered Wednesday.