Scientific Review Kicks Off to Weigh Treatment for Brain-Injured Soldiers



Pro Publica
02/09/2011

by T. Christian Miller, ProPublica, and Daniel Zwerdling, NPR The Institutes of Medicine kicked off its yearlong study of cognitive rehabilitation therapy on Monday, a process that will help the Pentagon decide whether its health plan will cover the treatment for troops who have suffered brain injuries in Iraq and Afghanistan. We've previously reported that Tricare, which covers troops and many veterans, relied on a controversial study to deny coverage for the treatment, which hel...
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