GAO Reviews DOD and VA Health Care

by Sabrina I. Pacifici on March 9, 2007

DOD and VA Health Care: Challenges Encountered by Injured Servicemembers during Their Recovery Process GAO-07-606T, and Highlights, March 8, 2007: “As of March 1, 2007, over 24,000 servicemembers have been wounded in action since the onset of Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) and Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF), according to the Department of Defense (DOD). GAO work has shown that servicemembers injured in combat face an array of significant medical and financial challenges as they begin their recovery process in the health care systems of DOD and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).”

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