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Full Committee Oversight Hearing: "Rural Access: Is VA Meeting All Veterans Where They Live?"

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The House Committee on Veterans' Affairs full committee oversight hearing discusses rural veteran's access to healthcare through the VA. Features a discussion of the VA's role as both a healthcare provider and a payer via its Community Care Program. Highlights technological challenges related to telehealth, such as lack of broadband connections and technological literacy of older veterans. Presents testimony from the VA, the Government Accountability Office, the Navajo Nation, and veteran advocacy groups, among others.
House Committee on Veterans' Affairs
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Access · Benefit enrollment and application · Health disparities · Healthcare quality · Policy · Telehealth · Veterans

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