Boost For Vets' Health: Obama Signs New Law Tens of thousands of military veterans who have been enduring long waits for medical care should be able to turn to private doctors almost immediately under a law signed Thursday by President Barack Obama.
House Approves VA Health Care OverhaulSenate expected to pass the $16.3 billion bill.
Senate Confirms McDonald As VA Secretary The Senate on Tuesday unanimously confirmed former Procter & Gamble CEO Robert McDonald as the new Veterans Affairs secretary, with a mission to overhaul an agency beleaguered by long veterans' waits for health care and VA workers falsifying records to cover up delays.
Deal To Improve Veterans Health Care Authorizes $15B In Emergency SpendingA bipartisan deal to improve veterans health care would authorize at least $15 billion in emergency spending to fix a veterans health program scandalized by long patient wait times and falsified records covering up delays.
Report: Retaliation by Supervisors Common at VA A pharmacy supervisor at the VA was placed on leave after complaining about errors and delays in delivering medications to patients at a hospital in Palo Alto, California. In Pennsylvania, a doctor was removed from clinical work after complaining that on-call doctors were refusing to go to a VA hospital in Wilkes-Barre.
VA Review Finds 'Significant And Chronic' FailuresReport finds need for more resources and transparency.
Whistle-Blower Claims Phoenix VA Covered-Up Deaths Of At Least 7 VetsA whistle-blower claims that the Phoenix VA tried to hide the deaths of at least seven veterans who died while awaiting care.
VA: 80 Percent Of Senior Executives Received BonusesThe VA says nearly 80 percent of its senior executives got performance bonuses last year, despite widespread treatment delays and preventable deaths at VA hospitals and clinics.

Listen Live