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Special Medical Advisory Group, Notice of Meeting

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The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under the Federal Advisory Committee Act that the Special Medical Advisory Group will meet on September 26, 2019 at the VHA National Conference Center, 2011 Crystal Drive, Suite 150 A, Potomac Room A-B, Crystal City, Arlington, VA 22202, from 8:15 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. EST. The meeting is open to the public.

The purpose of the Committee is to advise the Secretary of Veterans Affairs and the Under Secretary for Health on the care and treatment of Veterans, and other matters pertinent to the Veterans Health Administration (VHA).

The agenda for the meeting will include discussions regarding quality standards for community care, Veterans assessment tool for the Caregiver Support Program, efforts to develop a National suicide prevention roadmap as required by the PREVENTS Executive Order, and proposals required by MISSION Act Section 152 regarding innovations for care and payments pilots.

There will not be a public comment period, however, members of the public may submit written statements for review by the Committee to: Department of Veterans Affairs, SMAG—Office of Under Secretary for Health (10), Veterans Health Administration, 810 Vermont Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20420 or by email at Comments will be accepted until close of business on September 24, 2019.

Any member of the public wishing to attend the meeting or seeking additional information should email or call 202-461-7005.

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Dated: August 30, 2019.

LaTonya L. Small,

Federal Advisory Committee Management Officer.

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[FR Doc. 2019-19213 Filed 9-5-19; 8:45 am]