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VA Health Care: Veterans' Use of Long-Term Care Is Increasing, and VA Faces Challenges in Meeting the Demand

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Office of the Secretary for VA The Secretary of VA should direct GEC leadership to set time frames for and implement a consistent GEC structure at the VAMC level. (Recommendation 2)
Open – Partially Addressed

VA concurred and noted that alignment of GEC programs was a milestone in the GEC strategic plan. In May 2021, VA reported that this project was temporarily delayed due to COVID-19 priorities. In a January 2022 update, VA described some of the actions taken, and in January 2023 VA described additional steps it was taking to address this recommendation. VA provided updates in 2022 that documented some of the actions taken, and provided information in 2023 describing additional steps taken by the agency. We have asked for additional information and will continue to update the status of this

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