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House Committee on Veterans Affairs

Amid Scandal Surrounding VA, Day-to-Day Struggles of Veterans Seeking Health Care Overshadowed

Christina Gagnier | Posted 07.10.2014 | Politics
Christina Gagnier

Only a daily basis, veterans assuming they are going to see tenured doctors are met with nurse practitioners due to the turnover at the VA. The VA is simply not able to compete with the private sector to attract doctors and has been forced to use its existing resource of nurse practitioners to provide care to veterans.

Next Government Shutdown Victims: Veterans And Their Families

AP | KEVIN FREKING | Posted 10.09.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- WASHINGTON (AP) — About 3.8 million veterans will not receive disability compensation next month if the partial government shutdown co...