Doctors at Kern Medical now enrolled in VA network, will offer care to qualifying vets

Kern County veterans are now able to seek services and procedures in Bakersfield that, in some cases, previously required trips to Los Angeles.

Nearly 300 doctors at Kern Medical were enrolled in the Veterans Affairs health care network over the summer, making the hospital eligible to treat patients faced with burdensome travel requirements or lengthy wait times at a VA health center. (

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