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  • Wyoming veterans see lower than average medical wait times

    Wyoming veterans are experiencing fewer long delays for medical appointments at federal hospitals and clinics around the state as compared to the national average. The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs health system's standards call for veterans to...
  • Some Washington state VA facilities face wait time problems

    The majority of Veterans Administration medical facilities in Washington state are meeting timeliness goals for scheduling doctor visits, but centers in Walla Walla, Vancouver and Chehalis have yet to hit their targets. At the VA hospital in Walla Walla,...
  • Delays at Fort Harrison stand out among Montana VA centers

    Veterans seeking care at Montana's largest VA hospital experience more long delays than the national average despite pledges by senior officials to cut down on wait times. One in 20 patients at the Fort Harrison VA hospital in Helena must wait a month or...
  • Maine VA facilities make fewer vets wait

    The nation's oldest veterans hospital, in Augusta, Maine, is also among the VA sites where patients are less likely to have to wait a long time for treatment. The Associated Press analyzed six months of appointment data at 940 VA hospitals and clinics...
  • Glen Burnie VA clinic has highest delays in state

    Glen Burnie VA clinic has highest delays in state
    As medical care for veterans continues to raise concerns across the country, new data show that thousands of former service members still face significant delays when they seek treatment at Veterans Affairs medical centers in Maryland. The longest...
  • Vermont VA beating national averages on wait times

    The White River Junction VA Medical Center has hired about 40 people over the last several months to help improve care at the main facility and at five community clinics in Vermont and two in New Hampshire. The money to make those hires came from a...
  • Staffing contributes to wait times at some Arkansas VAs

    A shortage of mental health doctors meant longer than average waits at two of Arkansas' Veterans Affairs medical centers, even though the state's veterans have largely escaped some of the infuriating waits experienced by VA patients in parts of the South....
  • Most Wisconsin VA centers top national wait-time averages

    More veterans were waiting long periods for care at the Veterans Affairs hospitals in Milwaukee and Madison this winter than they were in the late summer and early fall, despite a national effort by the VA to get patients seen more quickly. The AP...
  • Lengthy wait times persist at Texas VA medical facilities

    H.W. "Bill" Sparks never had trouble scheduling his annual physical at a Veterans Affairs clinic in El Paso until his doctor left early this year. Now he's been left in limbo, waiting several months to be paired with a new physician. Sparks, a retired...
  • South Bend VA Clinic had 45th-highest US rate for long waits

    South Bend's Veterans Affairs clinic is among 50 VA hospitals and clinics around the nation with the highest percentage of appointments that took 31 days or longer to complete, according to government data reviewed by The Associated Press. The AP's...
  • Nebraska VA facilities' wait times among shortest in US

    Less than 1 percent of medical appointments at Nebraska's largest Veterans Affairs health facility, the Omaha VA Medical Center, failed to meet the VA health system's timeliness goal, which calls for patients to be seen within 30 days. That's one of...