Veteran Senior Citizen Health Care Act of 1979: Hearing Before the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, United States Senate, Ninety-sixth Congress, First Session, on S. 1523 and H.R 4015, Monday, October 29, 1979
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1980 - Aged veterans - 348 pages
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Page 42 - CHANGES IN EXISTING LAW MADE BY THE BILL, AS REPORTED In compliance with clause 3 of rule XIII of the Rules of the House of Representatives, changes in existing law made by the bill, as reported, are shown as follows (existing law proposed to be omitted is •enclosed in black brackets, new matter is printed in italics, existing law in which no change is proposed is shown in roman...
Page 225 - A man who is good enough to shed his blood for his country is good enough to be given a square deal afterwards. More than that no man is entitled to, and less than that no man shall have.
Page 291 - The National Academy of Sciences Study of Health Care for American Veterans in 1977 revealed that the VA medical responsibility will be expanding greatly in the next 10-20 years.
Page 38 - Pursuant to clause 2(1)(3)(D) of Rule XI of the Rules of the House of Representatives, no oversight findings have been submitted to the Committee by the Committee on Government Operations.
Page 185 - Division of Rheumatology and Immunology, Department of Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, 171 Ashley Ave., Charleston, SC 29403.
Page 23 - At the present time veterans comprise 45 percent of all American males over the age of 20 years. Because of the large number of veterans of World War II and the Korean War, by 1990 more than half of US males over age 65 years will be veterans, and by 1995 veterans will exceed 60 percent of the total (Charts No.
Page 208 - The National Institute on Aging (NIA) of the National Institutes of Health...
Page 162 - Mr. Chairman, this concludes my statement. I thank you for the opportunity to appear before you today, and I stand ready to answer your questions.
Page 43 - ... available technologies and materials; and (3) provide national leadership to efforts of States, localities, private industry, universities, and foundations. The Secretary shall report his findings and recommendations to the President, for submission to the Congress, as rapidly as possible and in any event not later than eighteen months after the effective date of this subsection.