The bill also wants $ 40.7 billion for the Veterans Health Administration, a $ 1.6 billion increase from FY 2008 would be ultram pill . The VHA budget includes:$ 568,000 owned for a 10 percent increase in enrollment of Priority 8 veterans,$ 300 million for non – recurring maintenance VA facilities;$ 200 million of support to access to paid increase to veterans who did not a VA a VA facility;$ 116,000 for the new generation of prosthetics;$ 58,000 for medical research in trauma, mental health and other fields, and$ 50 million increase to the travel reimbursement rate of 28 cents per mile to 35 cents per mile (CQ Today,says the legislation would provide funds for an additional 1,400 disability processors (CongressDaily, also would the bill to increase subcommittee oversight of treatment, the VA provides for veterans with mental illness, post – traumatic stress disorder, addiction and suicidal tendencies (CQ Today.
The bill would provide VA with $ 47700000000 in mandatory and discretionary expenditure $ 46 billion spending . Under the legislation would VA received a $ 4600000000 increase in discretionary spending from FY 2008 and $ 2.9 billion more than Bush requested (Kreisher, CongressDaily, The VA budget contains $ 3, specialty health and $ 584,000 for substance abuse programs (CQ Today, also contains the VA budget $ 1.1 billion for the expansion of six department hospitals (Taylor, AP / San Francisco Chronicle. Continue reading