The Department of Veterans Affairs says investigators have found no proof that delays in care caused any deaths at a VA hospital in Phoenix, deflating an explosive allegation that helped expose a troubled health care system in which veterans waited months for appointments while employees falsified records to cover up the delays.
VA Official: Wait Times For Vets, Probes Of Employees Accused Of Falsifying Data Can Be Cleared Up In 2 Years
Long wait times for veterans to get health care can be cleared up in two years, along with investigations of employees accused of falsifying data to hide the problem, Deputy Veterans Affairs Secretary Sloan Gibson said Wednesday.
A 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.
The American Veterans Disabled For Life Memorial will be the first memorial in Washington dedicated to veterans who come home with life-changing injuries.
Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown says he would exempt military retirement income from state income taxes for the majority of veterans.
Republican Larry Hogan says he would push to eliminate Maryland’s income tax on military pensions, if he is elected governor.
Scientists will develop wireless implants that can help people with traumatic brain injuries recover memory function.
A whistle-blower claims that the Phoenix VA tried to hide the deaths of at least seven veterans who died while awaiting care.
Acting U.S. Veterans Affairs Secretary Sloan Gibson met Tuesday with administrators in Baltimore to strategize on improving lengthy delays for veterans in need of medical help in Maryland, where a recent audit showed the average wait time is 81 days for new patients seeking a primary-care doctor.
Hundreds of people spent Father’s Day paying tribute to American soldiers at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington.