House Vets Chairman: VA Impeding Congressional OversightThe chairman of the House Veterans Affairs Committee on Monday accused the inspector general and other officials at the Department of Veterans Affairs of withholding reports from his panel.
Obama To Visit Phoenix VA Hospital That Sparked ScandalPresident Barack Obama will visit the Arizona veterans' hospital that prompted an overhaul of veterans' health care and led to the resignation of the VA secretary
Veteran Death at Baltimore VA Under InvestigationThe Baltimore VA Medical Center says the death of a veteran in the hospital's care is under investigation.
VA Fires Four Senior Executives In Response To ScandalThe dismissals are the first since Congress passed a law over the summer making it easier for veterans who experience delays to get care outside VA's nationwide network of hospitals and clinics.
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.
Senate Backs Bill to Improve Health Care for Vets The Senate has approved a bill making it easier for veterans who've endured long wait times for VA medical care to receive treatment from local doctors instead. The measure closely resembles a bill approved Tuesday in the House. Lawmakers say they are optimistic a compromise version can soon be sent to President Barack Obama for his signature.
FBI Launches Criminal Investigation Into VA Health SystemThe FBI has opened a criminal investigation into the Department of Veterans Affairs after a scathing watchdog report that found systemic problems in the medical system for military veterans, FBI Director James Comey said Wednesday.
Audit: More Than 57,000 Await First VA AppointmentMore than 57,000 U.S. military veterans have been waiting 90 days or more for their first VA medical appointments, and an additional 64,000 appear to have fallen through the cracks, never getting appointments after enrolling.