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U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

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  • 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...
  • Analysis: Few SD vets wait more than 30 days for appointment

    Relatively few veterans in South Dakota had to wait more than 30 days for an appointment at a Veterans Affairs medical center or clinic, according to an analysis of the most recent government data. The Associated Press examined waiting times at 940 VA...
  • Massachusetts VA clinic, hospital wait times vary widely

    In a state that prides itself on access to great health care, wait times at Veterans Affairs hospitals and clinics vary widely, with some facilities in central and western Massachusetts delaying appointments at much higher rates than in the affluent east....
  • NH clinics treat veterans quickly, but relatively few use VA

    While Veterans Affairs facilities in New Hampshire are doing well in meeting the health system's timeliness goals, they serve only a quarter of the state's veteran population. Advocates hope a new program will direct veterans to the VA system and...
  • 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...
  • Many wait times at Providence VA still exceed 30 days

    Officials from the Providence VA Medical Center say it's making strides toward providing better care to veterans even as government data shows it is still failing to provide every patient with a primary care appointment within 30 days — the range...
  • Ohio VA clinic amid 75 with highest care-delay percentages

    A Veterans Affairs medical facility in rural southern Ohio was among 75 VA clinics and hospitals across the country with the highest percentage of patients waiting more than a month for care. An Associated Press review of VA data on wait times for 940 of...
  • Wait times at Pennsylvania VA clinics better than average

    More than 18,000 medical appointments were delayed at least a month at Veterans Affairs hospitals and clinics in Pennsylvania during a recent six-month period, according to an Associated Press review of government data. But the vast majority of...
  • Connecticut VA facilities better than average on wait times

    More than 3,000 medical appointments at Connecticut's Veterans Affairs facilities were delayed at least a month during a recent six-month period, but the rate of delays in the state was less than half the national average, according to government data...
  • AP News in Brief at 5:58 a.m. EDT

    AP EXCLUSIVE: SC police officer charged in shooting of unarmed motorist faced 2013 complaint The South Carolina police officer charged with murder after video surfaced of him shooting a fleeing unarmed black man in the back was allowed to stay on the...
  • An explanation of AP's analysis of VA wait time data

    Everyone agrees on the problem: Many patients at Veterans Affairs hospitals and clinics are waiting too long to see the doctor. But what's the best way to measure that problem? In setting out to evaluate the performance of 940 hospitals and clinics in...