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Health: VA Long-Term Care Fragmentation (2020-11)

The Department of Veterans Affairs should implement a consistent approach to better manage long-term care programs at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center level and improve access to the right care for veterans.

Action:

The Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) should direct the Geriatrics and Extend Care (GEC) leadership to set time frames for and implement a consistent GEC structure at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VAMC) level.

Progress:

Pending

Implementing Entity:

Department of Veterans Affairs