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The VA MISSION Act of 2018: A Potential Game Changer for Rural GME Expansion and Veteran Health Care

Description
Describes features of the VA Maintaining Internal Systems and Strengthening Integrated Outside Networks (MISSION) Act of 2018, including expansion of graduate medical education (GME) to rural areas, modernization of facilities, and financial aid for providers willing to accept VA assignments in shortage areas. Explores ways in which the MISSION Act can promote more effective and efficient care programs for veterans in rural and underserved areas.
Author(s)
Anthony P. Albanese, Edward T. Bope, Karen M. Sanders, Marjorie Bowman
Citation
The Journal of Rural Health, 36(1), 133-136
Date
2020
Type
Document
Tagged as
Access · Funding · Graduate medical education · Health workforce supply and demand · Healthcare quality · Infrastructure · Recruitment and retention of health professionals · Veterans