VA Grants Veterans Direct Access to Nurse Practitioners
On Tuesday, December 13, in response to the evidence of quality APRN care and the thousands of comments submitted by Veterans Deserve Care supporters and others, the US Department of Veterans Affairs gave veterans direct access to nurse practitioner-provided health care throughout the VA health system.
Through the efforts of Veterans Deserve Care, over 65,000 veterans, their families, caregivers and supporters have provided comment letters in support of the proposed Veterans Administration Rule. Read what supporters of the rule had to say. Click Here
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Whether you or a loved one has served our country and received care at a VA facility, or you provided care or simply want the best care for our heroes, share your story with Veterans Deserve Care– in your own words. Share Your Story
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Veterans Deserve Care is committed to giving America’s veterans the high-quality health care they deserve. Led by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) and supported by veterans, caregivers and citizens nationwide, Veterans Deserve Care raises awareness of the need to strengthen health care for our nation’s heroes and ensure veterans have direct access to nurse practitioner care within the VA health system. We invite interested organizations to join with us. To become a supporter, please complete the form below to express your interest.