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U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of Oregon

Friday, February 2, 2018

U.S Attorney Statement on Veteran Care Agreement with Disability Rights Oregon

PORTLAND, Ore. – Today, the U.S. Attorney’s Office and Disability Rights Oregon announced that they have reached an agreement providing Springfield, Oregon veteran Michael Williamson with continued in-home care services, at least through April 15, 2018. With this temporary extension of services in place, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) will continue to seek a long-term solution to keep Mr. Williamson in his home.

“We are pleased to announce that the VA reached an agreement with New Horizons, a home health agency, to extend Mr. Williamson’s in-home care services in the short-term,” said Billy J. Williams, U.S. Attorney for the District of Oregon. “We look forward to our continued work with the VA and Disability Rights Oregon to find a long-term solution that will provide care to an honored veteran in an integrated setting with the appropriate level of care to meet Mr. Williamson’s needs.”

Updated February 2, 2018