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Urgent Care questions answered, Audiology Telehealth, Borne The Battle 152, and other top VA Stories - July 5, 2019

"This Week at VA" is a digital newsletter with top news and stories from across the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs TOP PHOTO: VA New Orleans Director Fernando Rivera visits with Emelda Mitchell, an 88-year old  #Veteran , who raised the flag during the medical center's annual "Salute to the Flag" event on July 4. TOP STORIES VA MISSION Act: Answers to the top five questions about urgent care Urgent care  is one of the new benefits offered as part of the VA MISSION Act that gives Veterans greater choice in their health care. The benefit is offered in addition to the opportunity to receive care from a VA provider, as VA also offers same-day services. We are working to ensure Veterans understand how to use the new urgent care benefit as part of VA's comprehensive benefits package. READ MORE Audiology telehealth: Helping rural Veterans access hearing evaluations VA is proactively using