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Mon June 23, 2014
What the VA hospital controversy means for the future and for Missouri
The United States Veterans Health Administration has recently been under national scrutiny, after reports that veterans were on waiting lists at some VA hospitals for more than 30 days… in some cases, dozens of people had died while still on waiting lists to receive care. Moreover, there’s been evidence of efforts at some hospitals to hide evidence of those long waiting lists. Congress is discussing the issue, and the Veterans Affairs Secretary resigned last month. In the meantime, we want to know more about the issues facing the VA system, and how the news might affect the Va facilities here in Missouri.