Hopes Fade Senators Could Quickly Craft Bill To Help Vets Facing Long Appointment Waits At VA HospitalsHopes faded late Wednesday that key senators could quickly craft a compromise bill that would help veterans facing long appointment waits at veterans hospitals and make it easier to fire administrators who covered up the delays.
Senate GOP Bill Would Give Vets More Flexibility To See Private Doctor A bill proposed by four Senate Republicans would give veterans more flexibility to see a private doctor if they are forced to wait too long for an appointment at a Veterans Affairs hospital or clinic.
Virginia U.S. Senators Seek VA Secretary Shinseki's Resignation Virginia's Democratic U.S. senators are calling on Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shineski to resign.
NAACP: We Notified Shinseki, McCain About Phoenix VA Hospital Last YearRev. Oscar Tillman says his letters, written over a year ago, went unanswered.
Watchdog: Veterans At Phoenix VA Hospital Waited On Average 115 Days For First AppointmentThe Department of Veterans Affairs' internal watchdog says veterans at the Phoenix VA hospital waited on average 115 days for their first medical appointment.
Report: VA Hospitals Used 'Gaming Strategies' To Appear Vets Were Getting Appointments Within Target TimesFake appointments, unofficial logs kept on the sly and appointments made without telling the patient are among tricks used to disguise delays in seeing and treating veterans at Veterans Affairs hospitals and clinics.
VA Approves More Private Care For VeteransThe Department of Veterans Affairs says it will allow more veterans to obtain health care at private hospitals and clinics.
Marine: You're Gonna Get Crushed By VA BureaucracyMilitary veterans tell CBS News they are not surprised by allegations of misconduct and treatment delays at VA hospitals.

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