This is a print on demand edition of a hard to find publication. The VA is operating its medical care system and associated research program with a budget of $48 billion for 2010, a rise of 8% in nominal terms from 2009. In nominal terms, that budget grew at an average rate exceeding 9% annually between 2004 and 2009. VAAis health care budget will face continued pressure over the next few years. This report examines prospective demands on VAAis health care system and the potential budgetary implications of meeting veteransAi health care needs over the 2011Ai2020 period. The report projects the potential costs to treat all veterans enrolled in VAAis health care system and also, separately, projects the potential costs to treat veterans returning from military operations in Iraq and Afghanistan and other areas.Potential Costs for VA to Provide Health Care Services to Enrolled Veterans ( Billions of 2010 dollars) 90 10 20 30 40 50 60 ... other components.4 In making its projections, CBO did not explicitly account for recently enacted health care legislationain ... and Affordable Care Act (P.L. 111-148) and the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010 (P.L. 111-152). ... the new legislation will be implemented, CBO conducted a preliminary analysis of how it might affect VAa#39;s resourceanbsp;...
|Title||:||Potential Costs of Veterans' Health Care|
|Publisher||:||DIANE Publishing - 2011-01|