VA Specialized Services Hearing

National VFW - 5/12/2017

The House Veterans’ Affairs Subcommittee on Health held a hearing on Tuesday, focusing on foot and ankle issues and treatment within VA. According to a report released by VA in February 2017, nearly 2 million veterans using VA are at risk for foot wounds, infection and amputations, with an expected increase in demand for treatment for primary and specialty podiatry services. Subcommittee Chairman Brad Wenstrup invited podiatrists from multiple podiatry associations, retired military doctors and podiatrists from VA to testify. Watch the video or read the testimony.