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U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

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  • VA makes little headway in fight to shorten waits for veterans' care

    VA makes little headway in fight to shorten waits for veterans' care
    A year after Americans recoiled at new revelations that sick veterans were getting sicker while languishing on waiting lists — and months after the Department of Veterans Affairs instituted major reforms — government data shows that the number...
  • Idaho veterans face long waits for specialty medical care

    Patients seeking care at the Veterans Affairs hospital in Boise continued to experience some of the longest waits for care in the entire VA system, even after Congress appropriated billions of dollars to help fix chronic delays, according to government...
  • Worst VA health care wait times are in the South

    The chronic delays plaguing the Veterans Affairs health system are concentrated in a fraction of its hospitals and clinics — many of them in the South — that have done far worse than others in delivering prompt care, according to government...
  • 6 regions where vets wait longest for VA care

    The Veterans Affairs system operates more than 1,000 facilities. A look at some regions where waits were longest over a six-month period beginning on Sept. 1 and ending Feb. 28: - Northern Florida: It's a long drive from the tip of Florida's...
  • CFPB sanctions Inland Empire home lender over allegedly deceptive ads

    A Rancho Cucamonga mortgage lender has agreed to pay $250,000 to settle accusations by federal regulators that its advertising deceived consumers into believing that the company was affiliated with the U.S. government. The Consumer Financial...
  • New Jersey vets face waits, especially in Vineland

    Most veterans in New Jersey have escaped the epic waits for treatment that characterize some Veterans Affairs hospitals and clinics elsewhere in the country, but one small outpatient center in Vineland has been losing the fight to deliver care promptly....
  • Delays persist for veterans seeking medical care

    The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs failed to meet its goal for thousands of Maryland VA medical providers to schedule appointments on time during the period between Aug. 1 and Feb. 28, according to data the government gave The Associated Press....
  • Where do veterans wait longest for VA health care?

    Where do veterans wait longest for VA health care?
    The Veterans Affairs system operates more than 1,000 facilities. A look at some regions where waits were longest over a six-month period beginning on Sept. 1 and ending Feb. 28: Northern Florida: It's a long drive from the tip of Florida's panhandle...
  • Medical appointments for Oregon vets slow to improve

    Wait times for Oregon veterans seeking medical care have been slow to improve as the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs struggles to hire doctors and nurses. Frustrations competing with the private sector to fill vacancies for staff in specialties and...
  • Minnesota VA boasts slimmer wait times than national average

    Minnesota's Veterans Affairs clinics and hospitals fare slightly better in delivering timely care to veterans than the national average. The Associated Press analyzed six months of VA data and found that 1.9 percent of medical appointments completed at...
  • Problems remain at Phoenix VA hospital after scandal

    Iraq War veteran Brian Gibbs kept his cool the first time he drove for over an hour to the Phoenix Veterans Affairs hospital, only to be told that his appointment had been cancelled because his doctor was out sick. The second time it happened, about a...