Regionalization of Veterans Administration"s health care system.
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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English



  • United States.


  • Veterans -- Medical care -- United States.

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Edition Notes

At head of title: 92d Congress, 1st session. Senate Committee Print no. 4.

LC ClassificationsUB369 .A47 1971
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 63 p.
Number of Pages63
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5169032M
LC Control Number74616405

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Mar 18,  · Chapter 20 The Veterans Administration Health System An Overview of Major Policy Issues Cynthia Caroselli “Caring for our veterans is the duty of a grateful nation.” —Senator Patty Murray The United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), the second largest of the 15 Cabinet departments of the executive branch of the federal government, was established. Veterans Health Administration History Not Your Father’s VA: A History of the Modern Transformation of the Veterans Health Care System. In , the Veteran s Health Administration (VHA) sought to update its official history, which had not been done since Robinson E. Adkins’s comprehensive report to Congress entitled “Medical Care of Veterans.”. Apply for and manage the VA benefits and services you’ve earned as a Veteran, Servicemember, or family member—like health care, disability, education, and more. News from the Veterans Health Administration - Atlanta VA Health Care System. Mar 18,  · The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) is transforming into a major health care payer in addition to its role as a provider. In , in response to scandals in the Department of Veterans.