provides a synthesis of strategic issues and translates it into a plan and guidance of key approaches to accomplishing VHA’s mission and vision.
provides timely and effective analysis to support policy decisions, which results in improved Veteran access to high quality health care services.
The Office of the Assistant Deputy Under Secretary for Health (ADUSH) for Policy and Planning supports the offices of the Under Secretary for Health, Principal Deputy Under Secretary for Health and the Deputy Under Secretary for Health for Policy and Services as an advisor on the development, implementation, and impact of Veterans Health Administration (VHA) policy, strategic planning, and forecasting.
The Office is comprised of three major program units:
Advance the Veteran health care system through mission critical planning, forecasting, information, and policy analysis.
to be the recognized leader in Veteran-centered health care policy, analysis and planning