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Authorities and Mechanisms for Purchased Care at the Department of Veterans Affairs

Description
Presents an independent assessment of the Purchased Care component from the Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014. Discusses the system used to fill in gaps in care for veterans that live in rural areas or far from a VA Medical Center (VAMC). Compares the VA's system to other payer models in the federal government.
Author(s)
Michael D. Greenberg, Caroline Batka, Christine Buttorff, et al.
Date
2015
Type
Document
Organization
RAND Corporation
Tagged as
Access · Policy · Reimbursement and payment models · Veterans