Senate Committee Report Again Urges OMT for Veterans as FY24 Appropriations Process Continues
Published July 26, 2023
By AACOM Government Relations
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On June 22, 2023, the Senate Appropriations Committee approved the Military Construction, Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies funding bill (S. 2127) by a vote of 28-0. The accompanying report (page 35) again recognizes the importance of osteopathic manipulative treatment (OMT) and other therapies for treating veteran pain, noting:
This is another step in AACOM’s comprehensive strategy to promote OMT and engage federal agencies on osteopathic medicine. For other programs and provisions of importance to the osteopathic medical education (OME) community, please review AACOM’s analysis of the report.