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VA Scandal 2014

VA empire strikes back — bureaucrats vs. veterans’ health

The ink is barely dry on the 8.6 million “Choice Cards” that supposedly allow vets to see a doctor outside the delay-plagued VA system. But Obama’s budget tries to snatch the $10 billion allocated for choice and let VA top administrators spend it however they want. It’s a...
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Congressional auditors: VA health care is high-risk

The Department of Veterans’ Affairs vast health network — beset by a scandal last year over delayed care — has been listed as a high-risk federal program by congressional auditors for the first time. The report by the watchdog Government Accountability Office, which is...
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VA pharmacists unpunished for serious — even fatal — errors dispensing drugs

VA Scandal 2014
Pharmacists who made serious or potentially fatal errors dispensing drugs at the VA in New Jersey kept their jobs and often weren’t even severely disciplined, according to testimony from their colleagues and other records. One chemotherapy patient died after a 2001 overdose, but...
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Veteran who pleaded for quicker care dies of cancer

Robert Morgan, the veteran who pleaded for quicker care and said he thought he had cancer during a town hall meeting at the Nashville VA hospital, has died from the disease. “I’ll die, and the reason I’ll die is because I don’t receive timely care,”...
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Veterans voice concerns over health care

Last year a national audit revealed severe delays in service by VA hospitals and clinics. Additional allegations surfaced of mismanagement and secret waiting lists. Frank Donahue, a veteran and member of the Marine Corps League, stood up during the meeting and said the VA told...
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Wounded Veterans Return To Unprepared Medical System

This is the first installment of a three-part series on veterans’ health. The second part, which you can find here, deals with mental health. The third part, which you can find here, deals with environmental exposures. Jarboe arrived back on American soil paralyzed but alive and...
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