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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.


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.



Implementing Entity:

Department of Veterans Affairs