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Eric Shinseki

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  • 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...
  • Appointment delays reported at VA clinics in Tulsa, Vinita

    Wait times for appointments at most U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs' medical facilities in Oklahoma are well below the national average, but two of the state's satellite clinics — in Tulsa and Vinita — have struggled to meet the health...
  • Long VA waits less of a problem in Kansas than elsewhere

    Fewer Kansas veterans are experiencing long waits for care at VA hospitals and clinics than their counterparts in many other states, but dozens waited more than 90 days for care and delays actually jumped in the first two months of this year. The federal...
  • Long waits for medical care persist at Illinois VA hospitals

    Long waits for medical care persist for thousands of veterans at Illinois VA hospitals despite efforts to hire more doctors, open more clinics and allow some patients to instead see private practice physicians. An Associated Press review of government...
  • Veterans clinic at William and Mary gets $245,000 boost

    Veterans clinic at William and Mary gets $245,000 boost
    The College of William and Mary Law School has attracted attention from various corners for helping disabled veterans receive their benefits. Now the General Assembly has taken notice — to the tune of $245,000. State lawmakers approved that amount...
  • VA to focus on customer service, 1,000+ could be fired

    VA to focus on customer service, 1,000+ could be fired
    The Veterans Administration announced a series of reforms Monday aimed at improving the agency’s customer service after concerns over substandard healthcare for veterans forced a leadership change earlier this year. After three months in the...
  • Dent: VA clinics need more flexibility to work with private sector

    Dent: VA clinics need more flexibility to work with private sector
    U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs doctors need more flexibility to work with their private sector counterparts, U.S. Rep. Charlie Dent, R-Lehigh Valley, said Thursday on a visit to an Allentown outpatient clinic. Dent, recently named chairman of the...
  • U.S. settles suit over misuse of West L.A. veterans campus

    U.S. settles suit over misuse of West L.A. veterans campus
    The federal government has agreed to settle a lawsuit accusing the Department of Veterans Affairs of misusing its sprawling West Los Angeles health campus while veterans with brain injuries and mental impairment slept in the streets, people familiar...
  • Our broken promise

    As home to some of the nation's most important military installations, Hampton Roads enjoys a reputation for being friendly to veterans. A great many local residents are active-duty members, served in the armed forces or are family members of those who...