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Alert: Health Subcommittee Seeks Update from VA on Prosthetics

WASHINGTON, D.C.—On Tuesday, July 31, 2012, at 4:30 p.m., in Room 334 of the Cannon House Office Building, the Subcommittee on Health will hold an oversight hearing entitled, “Optimizing Care for Veterans with Prosthetics: An Update.”

WHO: Subcommittee on Health

WHAT: Optimizing Care for Veterans with Prosthetics: An Update

WHEN: 4:30 p.m.,Tuesday, July 31, 2012, Room 334, Cannon House Office Building

WITNESS LIST

Panel 1

The Honorable Dr. Robert A. Petzel, M.D.,Under Secretary for Health
Veterans Health Administration
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Accompanied by:

Mr. Philip Matovsky, Assistant Deputy Under Secretary for Health

Administrative Operations

Veterans Health Administration

U.S. Department of Veterans Health

Dr. Lucille Beck, Ph.D., Chief Consultant, Rehabilitation Services

Director, Audiology and Speech Pathology

Acting Chief Consultant, Prosthetics and Sensory Aids Service

Veterans Health Administration

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Mr. Ford Heard, Associate Deputy Assistant Secretary

Office of Acquisition and Logistics

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

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One response to “Alert: Health Subcommittee Seeks Update from VA on Prosthetics

  1. Prosthetics by Amputees August 24, 2012 at 1:38 pm

    I understand we must be concerned about spending. However, when we consider the sacrifices our vets have made it is shameful to provide a vet who has lost one of his arms with just the bare minimum. With all the advancements in prosthesis, they should be given the very best.

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