Distance, delays and denial: Money, contracts needed to give veterans transplants


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By Alicia Neaves

Sadly, thousands of veterans have died over the years waiting for an organ transplant.

Many are forced to travel hundreds, even thousands of miles to get a transplant, causing them to lose jobs, their houses – everything.

Thanks to an investigation done in collaboration with three of KENS 5’s sister stations, many veterans now have the option to get treatment in their hometown.

There’s a catch. The program allowing this change is neither funded nor accepted in San Antonio.

It’s called the Veterans Choice Program.

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