VA Health Reform

 VII. Key Issues: Regulation & Reform >> C. Health Reform >> Components of Health Reform >> Public Sector Programs >> VA Health Reform (last updated 7.6.16)

VA Health Reform Proposals

  • Casey Quinn and Paul Keckley. The Veterans Advantage Program: A Private Solution To The VA Health System’s Problems. (7.15.14).
  • Wall Street Journal (7.6.16). The Department of Veterans Affairs health system should get a wholesale overhaul that includes shuttering some facilities and making permanent a system that lets the nation’s 22 million veterans get care from private doctors, according to a congressionally created advisory commission [Commission on Care]…The commission is recommending that the VA health-care system set up community networks staffed in part by independent providers that are credentialed by the agency. Facilities that have been identified for closing should be immediately sold or used for new purposes, according to the report.




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