More Than 100K Veterans Affected By VA Delays, Audit Finds

Law360, New York (June 9, 2014, 6:30 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs on Monday released data showing that more than 100,000 veterans are waiting to be scheduled for medical care or have yet to be seen for a medical appointment, the latest development in an ongoing scandal over agency ineffectiveness that has sent lawmakers scrambling for a legislative fix.

The VA released a trove of data as part of its so-called nationwide access audit, which includes investigating facility level patient access, medical center quality and efficiency for all of its facilities. The audit...
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