Report: 1.7 Million Veterans Without Health Coverage

22 Oct. 2004 | DemocracyNow!

A new report by the Physicians for a National Health Program has found nearly 1.7 million military veterans have no health insurance or access to government hospitals and clinics for veterans. The study reported the number of uninsured veterans jumped by 235,000 since 2000 and that veterans are losing their health insurance at a rate faster than the general population.

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