Immediate Action Needed to Protect Veterans from Unqualified Health Care Providers

Monday, February 1, 2021
Immediate Action Needed to Protect Veterans from Unqualified Health Care Providers

Immediate Action Needed to Protect Veterans from Unqualified Health Care Providers

While the Department of Veterans Affairs operates one of the largest healthcare systems in the country, it also allows veterans to receive care through community providers when they face challenges accessing care at VA facilities. However, the VA's oversight has some gaps that could potentially allow unqualified providers to deliver this care. We talk with GAO's Sharon Silas to learn more.