[Skip to Content]
[Skip to Content Landing]
Citations 0
Capitol Health Call
December 10, 2003

Critics Oppose VA Closings

JAMA. 2003;290(22):2929. doi:10.1001/jama.290.22.2929-a

Sen Hillary Clinton (D, New York) is leading an effort to stop the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) from shuttering seven hospitals.

In August, the VA offered a cost-savings plan that would shift resources to outpatient clinics while closing older hospitals. Clinton now leads a group of Republican and Democratic senators who say the VA has not spent enough time studying veterans' long-term and mental health care needs.

First Page Preview View Large
First page PDF preview
First page PDF preview
×