WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.), member of the Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee, received assurances from Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Deputy Secretary Sloan Gibson and Veterans Health Administration (VHA) Assistant Deputy Under Secretary for Health for Community Care Dr. Baligh Yehia this week during a Senate Veterans Affairs Committee Hearing that as the VA implements non-VA, community care programs veterans currently enrolled in the Access Received Closer to Home (ARCH) Program will not experience a lapse in health care. Additionally, the VA is in favor of Sen. Moran’s legislation to codify and mandate this plan.