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Access to Healthcare for Rural Veterans News

News stories from the past 60 days.

A Conversation with Dale Gibbs and Tom Klobucar
Nov 7, 2017 - Radio interview with Dale Gibbs, the Chairman of the Secretary of Veterans Affairs' Veterans Rural Health Advisory Committee and a member of the National Rural Health Association Rural Health Congress and Rural Veterans Task Force, and Tom Klobucar, Acting Director of the Veterans Health Administration's Office of Rural Health. Discussion focuses on rural veterans' health in honor of Veterans Day, including barriers to access like provider shortages and transportation concerns, telehealth, and the Veterans Choice program, among other things.
Source: Rural Health Leadership Radio
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VA: Veterans' Rural Health Advisory Committee; (Amended) Notice of Meeting Federal Register
Oct 17, 2017 - Notice from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announcing an open meeting of the Veterans' Rural Health Advisory Committee, which examines programs and policies that affect the delivery of rural VA healthcare and advises the VA Secretary on rural healthcare issues. The meeting is scheduled for November 1-2, 2017, and will run from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern each day. Agenda items include an update from department leadership, and presentations on general healthcare issues.
Source: Federal Register
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Last Updated: 11/7/2017