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'Veteran Quest' A New Model In VA Clinics

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The Department of Veterans Affairs announced in April that it will add over 1,500 mental health workers to its system to reduce the amount of time it takes a veteran to get an appointment. The announcement came ahead of a new government report that said the VA has been overstating the percentage of new patients who actually get a full evaluation within the department's goal of 14 days. Some veterans in Milwaukee — who say they still are not seen at their local VA when they want — are turning to a free clinic with a different approach to care.
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