Hundreds of patients at a Department of Veterans Affairs hospital in Wisconsin may have been infected with HIV or other diseases as a result of prohibited practices by one of its providers.
President-elect Donald Trump is said to be considering former Massachusetts senator Scott Brown and Pete Hegseth, an Army veteran and former CEO of Concerned Veterans for America, to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs.
Watchdog group Citizens Against Government Waste on Friday named Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert McDonald its November “Porker of the Month” for doling out bonuses to some senior executives involved in the department’s ongoing wait-times scandal.
Employees at a Department of Veterans Affairs hospital in southern Arizona were instructed to manipulate veterans’ wait times so they appeared shorter, a newly released investigation shows.
A former U.S. Marine who exposed substandard mental health care at the troubled Phoenix VA hospital two years ago says that continued care delays show how veterans’ healthcare has continued to deteriorate at the facility despite legislative efforts and leadership changes.
The federal government is trying to recoup enlistment bonuses given erroneously to thousands of California soldiers despite routinely allowing poor-performing VA employees to keep their bonus checks.
President Obama claimed there had been no “major scandal” in his administration during a Democratic fundraiser Sunday night in San Diego.
Billboards were erected in Phoenix this week to thank Department of Veterans’ Affairs for “keep[ing] veterans strong,” after the agency’s watchdog exposed continued care delays and misconduct at the troubled hospital there.
The number of veterans waiting more than a month for care at Department of Veterans’ Affairs hospitals increased by thousands in two weeks, climbing to well over half a million at the start of October.