Providing Veterans with Service-Connected Dental Problems Higher Priority at VA Clinics Could Reduce Fee-Program Costs.
GENERAL ACCOUNTING OFFICE WASHINGTON DC HUMAN RESOURCES DIV
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The Veterans Health Care Amendments of 1979 directed VA to place greater emphasis on treating service-connected dental problems in VA clinics. Because VA has not effectively carried out the law, the number of referrals to dentists in the private sector has grown. GAO offers a number of recommendations to increase the amount of dental care provided to veterans with service-connected problems and to improve the operations and productivity of VA dental clinics.
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