Disability claims for veterans can take up to five years to process. Why? The VA has been plagued with problems for decades. Funding shortages, poor coordination, and a range of complex health issues faced by service members have all created barriers for vets seeking care. Amid increased attention on the problems, are improvements on the horizon?
HOST: Lori Townsend
- Dr. Timothy Ballard – director at AK VA health system
- Carrie Epperson – Service center manager – Seattle region
- Samuel Hudson – AK VA Public Affairs
- Statewide callers
- Alaska VA Healthcare Facebook
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LIVE Broadcast: Tuesday, July 25, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. on APRN stations statewide.