Pilot Program Allowing Veterans To Go To Urgent Care For Minor Injuries Rolls Out In LA Area
Rep. Steve Knight (R-Lancaster) said he secured the program for Lancaster, Palmdale and Bakersfield because transportation to VA care in metro Los Angeles can be difficult for local vets.
VA Facilities Too Far Away? A New Pilot Program Allows Veterans To Use Private Urgent Care Instead
Last week Congress passed a bill to streamline the VA's community care programs, including Veterans Choice, which lets veterans use private medical care if the VA is too far away or wait times are too long. A new pilot program that could provide a glimpse into how private clinics may supplement VA care officially rolled out in the Antelope Valley on Thursday. (Denkmann, 6/1)