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July 13, 2020

FY 21 House Funding Recommendations for VA IT Systems


The House Committee on Appropriations recently recommended FY 2021 funding for the Department of Veterans Affairs.  Attached are recommendations for the VA’s IT Systems. It is uncertain how this legislation will proceed to the House Floor, but it is the beginning of the process. The Senate Committee on Appropriations has not yet issued its recommendations.

Some highlights:

  • Provides $4.9 billion overall for VA Information Technology Systems, an increase of $540 million over FY 20.
  • Provides $495.5 million for IT Development Projects.
  • Provides $2.625 billion for the Veterans Electronic Health Record, an increase of $1.1 billion over FY 20 level.
  • Provides $1.3 billion for telehealth and connected care.

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For more information, contact:
Jerry Chouinard
Deep Water Point Legislative Affairs Lead

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