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  • Pressure grows in investigation of Phoenix Veterans Affairs hospital

     U.S. Veterans Affairs officials were under mounting pressure Friday to find an interim head for the troubled VA medical center in Phoenix, a day after three hospital executives were placed on administrative leave amid a wide-reaching scandal brought on by whistle-blowers accusing the hospital of keeping a secret waiting list to hide delays in treatment.
  • Learn about Medicare data, care at VA

    Learn about Medicare data, care at VA
    Two national stories grabbed the headlines this week: The release of 2012 Medicare data regarding physician reimbursements, and the revelation that there had been 23 deaths over 15 years at Veteran Affairs medical centers nationwide due to delayed...

    Veterans with 30-day-plus waits will have private options, VA says

    On the eve of what is likely to be a heated congressional hearing on VA healthcare, the Department of  Veterans Affairs announced Tuesday that it would offer veterans facing waits of more than 30 days for appointments the option of seeking private...

    VA probe into wait times expands amid new calls for Shinseki to resign

    An investigation of medical care at Veterans Affairs facilities has found "systemic" problems and "manipulation" of waiting lists, prompting new calls for VA Secretary Eric Shinseki to resign. "We are finding that inappropriate scheduling practices...

    House Veterans Affairs hearing on healthcare inquiry turns testy

    Veterans Affairs officials came in for a bipartisan tongue-lashing Wednesday night from the House Veterans' Affairs Committee, with lawmakers accusing the VA of "stonewalling" requests for documents pertinent to the investigation into long wait times...