Battling the VA

Number 2660
Subject Veterans
Source Chris Adams
Affiliation Knight Ridder Washington Bureau
Year 2006
Summary This tipsheet is a good guide for reporters preparing to investigate the VA. Adams discusses how the agency is structured, as well as what to expect when submitting FOIA requests to the agency. The tipsheet includes information on alternative ways to find VA data, such as specific websites to visit where some of the data is available. The tipsheet ends with an article from the IRE Journal on the same topic.
Tags veterans; data negotiation; freedom of information; health care; Veterans Health Administration; Veterans Benefits Administration; federal government
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Panelists Chris Adams;Doug Stanley