Do Veterans Receive Adequate Health Care?

Do Veterans Receive Adequate Health Care?

by Susan C. Hunnicut

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These books provide a range of opinions on a social issue; each volume focuses on a specific issue and offers a variety of perspectives, e.g., eyewitness accounts, governmental views, scientific analysis, newspaper accounts, to illuminate the issue.; This title explores many issues related to health care for U.S. service people, including the quality of veterans administration (V.A.) health care; V.A. health care funding; issues related to health care access (for example, how good is V.A. coverage in ; Greenhaven Press's At Issue series provides a wide range of opinions on individual social issues. Enhancing critical thinking skills, each At Issue volume is an excellent research tool to help readers understand current social issues and prepare reports.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780737761696
Publisher: Greenhaven Publishing
Publication date: 07/06/2012
Series: At Issue Series: Social Issues
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range: 15 - 17 Years

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Table of Contents

Introduction 7

1 Military and Veterans' Health Care: An Overview: The Kaiser Family Foundation 10

2 Veterans Administration Health Care Is Among the Best in the U.S. Kristen Gerencher 19

3 The Veterans Administration Provides Inadequate Care in Many Cases Melissa Suran 25

4 America Must Fulfill Its Obligations to Its Wounded Veterans Barack Obama 33

5 Veterans' Health Care Is a Massive Unfunded Liability Kelley B. Vlahos 40

6 Veterans Administration Health Care Is Not Readily Available in Rural Areas: Associated Press 47

7 The Government Aims to Improve Health Care Access for Rural Veterans: United States Department of Veterans Affairs 52

8 The Veterans Administration Does Not Provide Proper Services for PTSD Carol J. Williams 56

9 Many Veterans Struggle to Heal from Moral Injuries Diane Silver 60

10 The Veterans Administration Is Committed to the Needs of Women Veterans Patricia Hayes 68

11 Better Treatment Options Are Needed for Victims of Military Sexual Trauma: U.S. Medicine: The Voice of Federal Medicine 78

12 Veterans' Health Care Has Improved, but Racial Disparities Exist David Orenstein 84

Organizations to Contact 88

Bibliography 92

Index 97

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