White House Urges Clinics To Hire More Military Veterans
The White House is calling on community health centers to hire at least one veteran over the next three years and pledged to give grant funding to physician assistant programs that train veterans. The federal health reform law provides the centers withÂ $11.5 billion through 2015 for staffing and operations improvements. Since 2010, the federal government also has provided about $45 million in grants for physician assistant training programs.
- "White House Prods Health Centers To Hire More Vets" (Pecquet, "Healthwatch," The Hill, 10/25).
- "Obama Administration Calls on Health Clinics To Hire Military Veterans" (Nakamura, "44," Washington Post, 10/25).