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Randy Williamson, Director of Healthcare Issues, GAO

In emergencies, you rush to the closest hospital to get medical care. Veterans are the same way. And when they go outside the VA system for emergency care, the department is supposed to pay for it even if they don't have other insurance. But, that's not always what happens, according to a new report by the Government Accountability Office. Randy Williamson, director of Healthcare Issues at GAO, spoke to Federal Drive hosts Tom Temin and Emily Kopp about what GAO found.

Tags: Randy Williamson , GAO , veterans , Federal Drive

Monday - 03/24/2014, 01:56pm EDT
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Military retirees react to TRICARE fee proposal

Defense Secretary Robert Gates wants to impose what he says are "modest" fee increases on some TRICARE beneficiaries. We'll have reaction from the groups who'll be impacted.

Tags: DoD Report , Robert Gates , Defense Secretary , TRICARE , health care , military retirees , fee hikes , Federal Drive

Wednesday - 01/12/2011, 10:13am EST
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D.C. VA Medical Center hosts 'Ladies' Night'

The Washington D.C. VA Medical Center is hosting an evening of music, pampering and health information just for female veterans. We get details from the VA's Diane Phillips

Tags: DoD , DoD Report , VA , Ladies' Night , Ladies Night , Washington D.C. VA Medical Center , VA Medical Centers , health , health information , Diane Phillips , Federal Drive

Monday - 11/15/2010, 09:59am EST
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