The 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.
A VA Maryland Health Care System official says the system is reaching out to as many health care providers in Baltimore and Baltimore County to address an average wait time of 81 days for new patients seeking a primary care physician.
A federal investigative agency is looking into claims that Veterans Affairs supervisors retaliated against 37 employees who filed whistleblower complaints, including some who complained about improper scheduling practices at the heart of a growing health care scandal.
The VA scandal has gotten a great deal of attention and sounding off about the scandal is actor Gary Sinise who has his own take on the current state of the VA system.
President Barack Obama says if there’s misconduct at the Department of Veterans Affairs, it will be punished.