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Lincoln Quotaton Regarding Veteran CarePreserving VA as an Integrated Health Care System

New!Comparison of Current VHA, TriWest, Optum and Proposed MISSION Act Section 133 Provider Competence Standards for EBP Treatment of Veterans with PTSD

American College of Physicians: ACP Steps Up Efforts to Protect Veterans' Health Care

The American Prospect: Putting Veterans at Risk

Multiple Organizations: Public Comment--Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Proposed Rule to Create New Regulations to Define and Implement the Veterans Community Care Program (VCCP)

The American Prospect: The VA Is Privatizing Veterans’ Health Care While Launching a Campaign to Deny It

The Veterans Healthcare Action Campaign, Association of VA Psychologist Leaders, Association of VA Social Workers, Nurses Organization of Veterans Affairs: Public Comment On The Access to Walk In Care Provision of the VA MISSION Act 2018

Center for a New American Security: Congress Should Vigorously Oversee Implementation of the Mission Act

Veterans Healthcare Policy Institute: Double Standards: Credentials, Training and Competence of Community PTSD Providers Are Less Than Those For Veterans Health Administration Providers

JAMA Network: Comparison of Wait Times for New Patients Between the Private Sector and United States Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Centers

 

Click here to access an archive of previous articles and links related to the preservation the VA health care system.


U.S.CapitolCommentary on Proposed Legislation

New!Suzanne Gordon: "Say Never to the 'Never Again Act'"

"Never Again Act": Click here to view the policy brief from AVAPL and APA on the "Never Again Act."


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New!Title 38 White Paper

Click here to view the revised version of the Title 38 White Paper, developed by the AVAPL Executive Committee.



 

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