Access still the main debate for VA health care commissioner

The national commission charged with coming up with ideas to reform the VA health care system is calling for "bold" changes. Its main proposals are vigorously ...


Poor access to health care at the Veterans Affairs Department … it came to light two years ago and sparked nearly continuous upheaval ever since. Appointed by congress, the Commission on Care has issued its final recommendations for overhauling how V-A delivers its basic mission, providing health care for veterans. Joining me with the highlight, the chairman of the Commission, Nancy Schlichting.


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