Federal appeals court orders overhaul of VA mental health care

Friday, May 13, 2011 | 5:13 p.m. CDT; updated 10:45 a.m. CDT, Sunday, May 22, 2011

COLUMBIA — A federal appeals court has ordered a major overhaul of mental health care provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs, but the impact of the ruling at Harry S. Truman Memorial Veterans Hospital in Columbia was not immediately clear.