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Veteran's Administration

  1. How are health services delivered to veterans, and what is covered?
  2. How does one become eligible for VA healthcare?
  3. Which branch of the federal government is responsible for oversight of the healthcare of veterans? and the VA?
  4. What are the major demographics and health epidemics among veterans?
  5. How would you characterize the VA’s healthcare quality initiatives?
  6. Describe the strengths, weaknesses, and unique characteristics of the VA healthcare delivery system.

Useful Web Sites

Veteran’s Benefits Association:

Department of Veterans Affairs:

House Committee on Veterans Affairs:

Senate Committee on Veterans Affairs:

The Institute of Medicine: Health of Veteran’s and Deployed Forces:

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