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VA Health Care for Women: Despite Progress, Improvements Needed
T-HRD-92-42: Published: Jun 19, 1992. Publicly Released: Jun 19, 1992.
GAO discussed: (1) the Department of Veterans Affairs' (VA) progress in improving health care services for women veterans; and (2) remaining barriers to women veterans' access to health care. GAO noted that: (1) VA has taken a number of actions in the past 10 years to improve women veterans' access to health care, including establishing an advisory committee, requiring VA medical centers to implem...
VA Health Care For Women: Despite Progress, Improvements Needed
HRD-92-23: Published: Jan 23, 1992. Publicly Released: Feb 3, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Veterans Affairs' (VA) progress in improving health care services for female veterans, focusing on: (1) VA progress following a 1982 GAO report; and (2) the remaining barriers that restrict women's access to health care.GAO found that: (1) since 1982, VA has made significant progress in ensuring that female veterans' access to hea...
VA Health Care: Improvements Needed in Nursing Home Planning
HRD-90-98: Published: Jun 12, 1990. Publicly Released: Jun 12, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the Department of Veterans Affairs' (VA) nursing home planning process.GAO found that: (1) VA based its bed-supply goal on the assumption that the proportion of veterans in all nursing homes that VA would support approximated its historical share; (2) VA used the most current data available on the number of veterans expected to use n...
VA Health Care: Support Lacking for Mission Change at Miles City, Montana, Medical Center
HRD-87-13: Published: Feb 13, 1987. Publicly Released: Feb 13, 1987.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Veterans Administration's (VA) proposal to change the Miles City, Montana, medical center from a predominately acute care to a predominately extended care facility, specifically: (1) the justification for the proposed change; (2) whether the change would be in the best interests of area veterans; and (3) how easily VA could implement the cha...
VA Health Care: Allocation of Resources to Medical Facilities in the Sun Belt
HRD-86-70: Published: May 6, 1986. Publicly Released: May 6, 1986.
Pursuant to congressional requests, GAO provided information on: (1) whether the Veterans Administration (VA) provides equal access to care for veterans in the Sun Belt region; (2) seasonal fluctuations in veterans' demand for care in the Sun Belt and other areas; and (3) whether VA considers changes in demand for care when it allocates resources to its medical centers.GAO found that: (1) from 198...
Female Veterans' Access to VA Health Benefits
120736: Mar 3, 1983
Testimony was given concerning a GAO review of Veterans Administration (VA) efforts to provide health benefits to female veterans. GAO found that, although progress has been made in ensuring that medical care is available to female veterans, further action is needed to ensure that: (1) men and women have equal access to VA treatment programs and medical facilities; (2) women treated in VA faciliti...
Actions Needed To Insure That Female Veterans Have Equal Access to VA Benefits
HRD-82-98: Published: Sep 24, 1982. Publicly Released: Sep 24, 1982.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed Veterans Administration (VA) efforts to provide health care benefits to female veterans. GAO specifically sought to determine whether VA was: (1) equipped to provide women with medical care; (2) planning for the anticipated increase in women veterans demanding care; (3) informing women veterans of available benefits; and (4) addressing their psy...
The Congress Should Mandate Formation of a Military-VA-Civilian Contingency Hospital System
HRD-80-76: Published: Jun 26, 1980. Publicly Released: Jun 26, 1980.
In response to a request, GAO reviewed the Department of Defense's (DOD) plans to use nonmilitary hospitals to treat battlefield casualties in the event of war or conflict, and discussed the need for developing a contingency hospital system consisting of DOD, the Veterans Administration (VA), and civilian medical resources. The primary emphasis is that the VA role should be greater than currently...