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Quiz Time May 2016

Which statement about healthcare for women Veterans is true?

a) All women Veterans are required to seek healthcare services within the VA system.
b) The VA system has achieved its goal in reducing gender disparities in healthcare delivery.
c) Maternity care is delivered by outside community providers and paid for by the VA.
d) The VA does not cover in-hospital healthcare services for newborns following delivery.

The correct answer is c.

Answer a) is false; approximately 83% of women Veterans seek healthcare outside the VA.
Answer b) is false; despite the VA’s efforts, gender gaps persist with regard to certain healthcare goals.
And answer d) is false; A newborn’s hospital care is covered by the VA from birth through the first 7 days of life.

To find out more about the types of healthcare services that the VA provides for female Veterans, read “When the warrior is a woman.” See the May 2016 issue here

Quiz Time February 2016

CDC follow-up guidelines after treatment for sexually transmitted diseases include:
a) Perform test of cure on all pregnant females 3-4 weeks after treatment for chlamydia.
b) Retest females and males 3 months after treatment for chlamydia or gonorrhea to detect repeat infection.
c) Retest females 3 months after treatment for trichomoniasis to detect repeat infection.
d) All of the above

The correct answer is d.

To find out more, read “Sexually transmitted diseases: An update on retesting guidelines and reinfection prevention strategies.”  See the February 2016 Issue here