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Landmark Legislation Provides Improved VA Care to Women Veterans

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Health benefits for women are expanding says Roseanne Harris, RN, Women Veteran Program manager at the Veterans Health Care System of the Ozarks.

The Deborah Sampson Act is an omnibus bill signed into law Jan. 5, intended to remove barriers to and improve women veterans' medical care at U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs medical centers across the country. Roseanne Harris, RN, Women Veteran Program manager at the Veterans Health Care System of the Ozarks in Fayetteville, details the expanding medical care.

Jacqueline Froelich is an investigative journalist and has been a news producer for KUAF National Public Radio since 1998. She covers politics, the environment, energy, business, education, history, race and culture. Her radio segments have been nationally syndicated. She is also a station-based national correspondent for NPR in Washington DC., and recipient of eight national and state broadcast awards.
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