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Bright new future for VA?

Tomorrow, President Obama will be signing a $16.3 billion bill to reform the Department of Veterans Affairs during a visit to Fort Belvoir, VA.  The bill will expand health care for veterans and is hoped to be the first step towards fixing problems such as lengthy wait times, by allowing veterans living more than 40 miles from a VA health facility (or cannot get an appointment within 30 days of request) to seek outside medical care.  But is it enough?

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