New Proposal for VA Would Destroy VA’s High Quality Care

The Veterans’ Healthcare Policy Institute (VHPI) just published this analysis I did of Baligh Yehia and Stephen Fihn’s JAMA article on the VA of the Future.

In an Article on “ValueBased” Veterans Care, Vested Interests, and Misinformation

By Suzanne Gordon, Senior Policy Analyst

On March 30,the prestigious medical journal JAMA Network published an article entitled “Envisioning the Veterans Affairs Health Care System of the Future.While authored by two former VA officials, Baligh Yehia and Stephen Fihn, the piece does not present a blueprint for maintaining a robust public healthcare system dedicated to veterans’ needs. Instead, it endorses the continuing stealth privatization of it.


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