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GENERAL INFORMATION

Committee NameCommission on CareAgency NameDepartment of Veterans Affairs
Fiscal Year2016Committee Number2542
Original Establishment Date7/22/2015Committee StatusTerminated
Actual Termination Date8/6/2016Committee URLhttp://commissiononcare.sites.usa.gov/
New Committee This FYNoPresidential Appointments*Yes
Terminated This FYYesMax Number of Members*15
Current Charter Date7/22/2015Designated Fed Officer Position Title*Designated Federal Officer
Date Of Renewal Charter7/22/2017Designated Federal Officer Prefix
Projected Termination Date8/6/2016Designated Federal Officer First Name*John
Exempt From Renewal*NoDesignated Federal Officer Middle Name
Specific Termination AuthorityVACAA Section 202(e)Designated Federal Officer Last Name*Goodrich
Establishment Authority*Statutory (Congress Created)Designated Federal Officer Suffix
Specific Establishment Authority*VACAA Section 202Designated Federal Officer Phone*(202) 461-4601
Effective Date Of Authority*8/7/2014Designated Federal Officer Fax*
Committee Type*ContinuingDesignated Federal Officer Email*john.goodrich@va.gov
Presidential*Yes
Committee Function*National Policy Issue Advisory Board
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RECOMMENDATION/JUSTIFICATIONS

Agency Recommendation*Terminate
Legislation to Terminate RequiredNo
Legislation StatusNot Applicable
How does cmte accomplish its purpose?*The purpose of the Commission, as described in section 202 of the Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014 (VACAA), is to examine the access of Veterans to health care from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and strategically examine how best to organize the Veterans Health Administration (VHA), locate health care resources, and deliver health care to Veterans during the next 20 years. In undertaking this assessment, the Commission will evaluate and assess the results of the Independent Assessment conducted by CMS Alliance to Modernize Healthcare in accordance with section 201 of VACAA. The Commission will submit an interim report not later than 90 days after the initial meeting (September 2015) to the President, through the Secretary of Veterans Affairs; and a final report not later than 180 days after the initial meeting of the Commission.
How is membership balanced?*Legislation specified the appointment authority by the President and Congress.
How frequent & relevant are cmte mtgs?*Estimated monthly meetings starting in September 2015.In FY 2016, the Commission held 11 meetings in various locations in Washington D.C. The meetings took place during the months of October 2015 (two meetings), November 2015, December 2015, January 2016, February 2016 (two meetings), March 2016, April 2016, May 2016, and June 2016.
Why advice can't be obtained elsewhere?*Congressionally mandated
Why close or partially close meetings?The Government in the Sunshine Act, 5 U.S.C. § 552b (c)(2) and (c)(9)(B)
Recommendation RemarksNot Applicable
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PERFORMANCE MEASURES

Outcome Improvement To Health Or Safety*YesAction Reorganize Priorities*No
Outcome Trust In GovernmentYesAction Reallocate ResourcesNo
Outcome Major Policy ChangesYesAction Issued New RegulationsNo
Outcome Advance In Scientific ResearchNoAction Proposed LegislationNo
Outcome Effective Grant MakingNoAction Approved Grants Or Other PaymentsNo
Outcome Improved Service DeliveryYesAction OtherNo
Outcome Increased Customer SatisfactionYesAction CommentNot Applicable
Outcome Implement Laws/Reg RequirementsYesGrants Review*No
Outcome OtherNoNumber Of Grants Reviewed0
Outcome CommentNot ApplicableNumber Of Grants Recommended0
Cost Savings*Unable to DetermineDollar Value Of Grants Recommended$0.00
Cost Savings CommentNot ApplicableGrants Review CommentNot Applicable
Number Of Recommendations*18Access Contact Designated Fed. Officer*Yes
Number Of Recommendations CommentThe 18 recommendations are outlined in the Commission's final report, which can be found at: https://commissiononcare.sites.usa.gov/files/2016/07/Commission-on-Care_Final-Report_063016_FOR-WEB.pdfAccess Agency WebsiteYes
% of Recs Fully Implemented*0.00%Access Committee WebsiteYes
% of Recs Fully Implemented CommentNot ApplicableAccess GSA FACA WebsiteYes
% of Recs Partially Implemented*12.00%Access PublicationsNo
% of Recs Partially Implemented CommentAccording to a statement released by VA Secretary Robert A. McDonald on September 1, 2016, the Department of Veterans Affairs has already accomplished or have been working on 12 out of the 18 through our ongoing MyVA transformation.Access OtherNo
Agency Feedback*YesAccess CommentNot Applicable
Agency Feedback Commenthttp://www.va.gov/opa/pressrel/pressrelease.cfm?id=2815Narrative Description*Not Applicable
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COSTS

Payments to Non-Federal Members*$378,873.00Est Payments to Non-Fed Members Next FY*$0.00
Payments to Federal Members*$0.00Est. Payments to Fed Members Next FY*$0.00
Payments to Federal Staff*$1,718,724.00Estimated Payments to Federal Staff*$0.00
Payments to Consultants*$238,982.00Est. Payments to Consultants Next FY*$0.00
Travel Reimb. For Non-Federal Members*$51,655.00Est Travel Reimb Non-Fed Members nextFY*$0.00
Travel Reimb. For Federal Members*$0.00Est Travel Reimb For Fed Members*$0.00
Travel Reimb. For Federal Staff*$1,659.00Est. Travel Reimb to Fed Staff Next FY*$0.00
Travel Reimb. For Consultants*$0.00Est Travel Reimb to Consultants Next FY*$0.00
Other Costs$292,756.00Est. Other Costs Next FY*$0.00
Total Costs$2,682,649.00Est. Total Next FY*$0.00
Federal Staff Support (FTE)*12.54Est. Fed Staff Support Next FY*0.00
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Data from Previous Years

 
ActionCommittee System IDCommittee NameFiscal Year
 COM-003934Commission on Care2015