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2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
15
20
25
30
35
40
45
Medical Care
Total VA
Budget authority in billions of dollars
Providing Increases in Health Care and
Other Services for Veterans
83-percent increase
from 2001 to 2008
81-percent increase
from 2001 to 2008























































































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