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Crain's New York Business
Northwell, GoHealth open urgent-care center in Greenwich Villagebase for a health care provider because many of those students are likely to ha
Northwell, GoHealth open urgent-care center in Greenwich Village
Crain's New York Business / Posted 35 minutes ago
base for a health care provider because many of those students are likely to have insurance. A 2008 study from the U.S. Government Accountability Office found about 80% of college students ages 18 to 23 had health insurance in 2006. "This... Read more
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FOX News
Dozens of feds on paid leave for over a year, senator wants end to costly practicediffer from previous efforts that were agency-specific. The concerns would app
Dozens of feds on paid leave for over a year, senator wants end to costly practice
FOX News / Posted an hour ago
differ from previous efforts that were agency-specific. The concerns would appear government-wide. In October 2014, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) reported that federal agencies spent $3.1 billion from fiscal 2011-2013 on salaries... Read more
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The Washington Times
Border agency can’t find drone recordsDrone flights were conducted in the southeast, meaning off the coast of Florida
Border agency can’t find drone records
The Washington Times / Posted an hour ago
Drone flights were conducted in the southeast, meaning off the coast of Florida, according to a new report Tuesday by the Government Accountability Office. The rest of the time the drones were operating on the border with Canada or the landlocked... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Drug Courts provide path to recovery from addictionbeen published on the effects of Drug Courts than virtually all other criminal
Drug Courts provide path to recovery from addiction
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 2 hours ago
been published on the effects of Drug Courts than virtually all other criminal justice programs combined. In 2012, the U.S. Government Accountability Office submitted a report to Congress confirming Drug Courts reduce substance abuse and crime and... Read more
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The Washington Times
Mobile medical clinic joins Rolling Thunder cause to improve health care for military veteranseven months of delays before they first see a medical provider,” said Rep. Raul
Mobile medical clinic joins Rolling Thunder cause to improve health care for military veterans
The Washington Times / Posted 2 hours ago
even months of delays before they first see a medical provider,” said Rep. Raul Labrador, Idaho Republican. He cited a new Government Accountability Office report revealing that veterans newly enrolled for health care could wait up to 71 days to... Read more
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Air Force Times
California VA health system pairs with walk-in clinics to serve veteransoutside the official system and that lengthy appointment delays contributed to
California VA health system pairs with walk-in clinics to serve veterans
Air Force Times / Posted 4 hours ago
outside the official system and that lengthy appointment delays contributed to veterans' deaths. As recently as April, the Government Accountability Office released a report saying the same issues — including scheduling errors and appointment date... Read more
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Black Press USA
GAO Report: Segregation Increasing at Some U.S. SchoolsBy Lauren Victoria Burke (NNPA News Wire Contributor) A recent report by the G
GAO Report: Segregation Increasing at Some U.S. Schools
Black Press USA / Posted 6 hours ago
By Lauren Victoria Burke (NNPA News Wire Contributor) A recent report by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) found that the segregation of African American and Hispanic students nationwide is getting worse. In particular, a notable increase... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
VA Secretary Bob McDonald: Veteran wait times not what really matterswait lists outside the system, and 40 veterans died awaiting care. The target
VA Secretary Bob McDonald: Veteran wait times not what really matters
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 7 hours ago
wait lists outside the system, and 40 veterans died awaiting care. The target has since been relaxed to 30 days. But the Government Accountability Office released a report last month concluding that VA schedulers still are manipulating wait times... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
The VA Secretary Just Compared Hospital Wait Times To Disneyland Linesmonths to receive care at VA hospitals. But more recent reports indicate wait
The VA Secretary Just Compared Hospital Wait Times To Disneyland Lines
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 8 hours ago
months to receive care at VA hospitals. But more recent reports indicate wait times are still an issue. In April, the Government Accountability Office released a report indicating nearly half of surveyed veterans seeking medical care were... Read more
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NBC News
VA Secretary Slammed for 'Unbelievably Tone-Deaf' Comparison to Disneylanddon't die while waiting to go on Space Mountain." The agency has remained unde
VA Secretary Slammed for 'Unbelievably Tone-Deaf' Comparison to Disneyland
NBC News / Posted 8 hours ago
don't die while waiting to go on Space Mountain." The agency has remained under scrutiny. In an audit last month, the Government Accountability Office found wait times were grossly underestimated by those doing the scheduling, and it... Read more
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CNN
A simple solution to the TSA breakdowncompanies to administer airport screening operations. Numerous studies of those
A simple solution to the TSA breakdown
CNN / Posted 9 hours ago
companies to administer airport screening operations. Numerous studies of those programs, including analysis from the Government Accountability Office and a leaked classified internal report uncovered by USA Today, offer ample evidence that... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Rep. Darrell Issa: Privatize airport securitycompanies to administer airport screening operations. Numerous studies of those
Rep. Darrell Issa: Privatize airport security
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 9 hours ago
companies to administer airport screening operations. Numerous studies of those programs, including analysis from the Government Accountability Office and a leaked classified internal report uncovered by USA Today, offer ample evidence that... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
VA secretary just compared hospital wait times to Disneyland linesmonths to receive care at VA hospitals. But more recent reports indicate wait
VA secretary just compared hospital wait times to Disneyland lines
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 9 hours ago
months to receive care at VA hospitals. But more recent reports indicate wait times are still an issue. In April, the Government Accountability Office released a report indicating nearly half of surveyed veterans seeking medical care were... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
VA chief's satisfaction measure draws GOP howlsin many places, thanks to more resources and a focus on outsourcing care to pri
VA chief's satisfaction measure draws GOP howls
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 11 hours ago
in many places, thanks to more resources and a focus on outsourcing care to private doctors. But a recent report by the Government Accountability Office criticized the metric the agency uses to calculate how long a veteran waits for an... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
VA secretary just compared hospital wait times to Disneyland...months to receive care at VA hospitals. But more recent reports indicate wait
VA secretary just compared hospital wait times to Disneyland...
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 16 hours ago
months to receive care at VA hospitals. But more recent reports indicate wait times are still an issue. In April, the Government Accountability Office released a report indicating nearly half of surveyed veterans seeking medical care were... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
VA secretary just compared hospital wait times to Disneyland...months to receive care at VA hospitals. But more recent reports indicate wait
VA secretary just compared hospital wait times to Disneyland...
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 16 hours ago
months to receive care at VA hospitals. But more recent reports indicate wait times are still an issue. In April, the Government Accountability Office released a report indicating nearly half of surveyed veterans seeking medical care were... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
VA secretary just compared hospital wait times to Disneyland linesmonths to receive care at VA hospitals. But more recent reports indicate wait
VA secretary just compared hospital wait times to Disneyland lines
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 16 hours ago
months to receive care at VA hospitals. But more recent reports indicate wait times are still an issue. In April, the Government Accountability Office released a report indicating nearly half of surveyed veterans seeking medical care were... Read more
145 related stories
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WFTV 9 Orlando
VA secretary just compared hospital wait times to Disneyland linesmonths to receive care at VA hospitals. But more recent reports indicate wait
VA secretary just compared hospital wait times to Disneyland lines
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 16 hours ago
months to receive care at VA hospitals. But more recent reports indicate wait times are still an issue. In April, the Government Accountability Office released a report indicating nearly half of surveyed veterans seeking medical care were... Read more
145 related stories
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ajc.com
VA secretary just compared hospital wait times to Disneyland...months to receive care at VA hospitals. But more recent reports indicate wait
VA secretary just compared hospital wait times to Disneyland...
ajc.com / Posted 16 hours ago
months to receive care at VA hospitals. But more recent reports indicate wait times are still an issue. In April, the Government Accountability Office released a report indicating nearly half of surveyed veterans seeking medical care were... Read more
145 related stories
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The Palm Beach Post
VA secretary just compared hospital wait times to Disneyland...months to receive care at VA hospitals. But more recent reports indicate wait
VA secretary just compared hospital wait times to Disneyland...
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 17 hours ago
months to receive care at VA hospitals. But more recent reports indicate wait times are still an issue. In April, the Government Accountability Office released a report indicating nearly half of surveyed veterans seeking medical care were... Read more
145 related stories
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Dayton Daily News
VA secretary just compared hospital wait times to Disneyland...months to receive care at VA hospitals. But more recent reports indicate wait
VA secretary just compared hospital wait times to Disneyland...
Dayton Daily News / Posted 17 hours ago
months to receive care at VA hospitals. But more recent reports indicate wait times are still an issue. In April, the Government Accountability Office released a report indicating nearly half of surveyed veterans seeking medical care were... Read more
145 related stories
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
The VA Secretary Just Compared Hospital Wait Times To Disneyland Linesmonths to receive care at VA hospitals. But more recent reports indicate wait
The VA Secretary Just Compared Hospital Wait Times To Disneyland Lines
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 18 hours ago
months to receive care at VA hospitals. But more recent reports indicate wait times are still an issue. In April, the Government Accountability Office released a report indicating nearly half of surveyed veterans seeking medical care were... Read more
145 related stories
18h
NBC26 Green Bay
The VA Secretary Just Compared Hospital Wait Times To Disneyland Linesmonths to receive care at VA hospitals. But more recent reports indicate wait
The VA Secretary Just Compared Hospital Wait Times To Disneyland Lines
NBC26 Green Bay / Posted 18 hours ago
months to receive care at VA hospitals. But more recent reports indicate wait times are still an issue. In April, the Government Accountability Office released a report indicating nearly half of surveyed veterans seeking medical care were... Read more
145 related stories
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KIVI Boise
The VA Secretary Just Compared Hospital Wait Times To Disneyland Linesmonths to receive care at VA hospitals. But more recent reports indicate wait
The VA Secretary Just Compared Hospital Wait Times To Disneyland Lines
KIVI Boise / Posted 18 hours ago
months to receive care at VA hospitals. But more recent reports indicate wait times are still an issue. In April, the Government Accountability Office released a report indicating nearly half of surveyed veterans seeking medical care were... Read more
145 related stories
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The Register NorthJersey.com
More security screeners slated to arrive at Newark AirportKennedy International Airport in New York.” The TSA did not say where Hoggan h
More security screeners slated to arrive at Newark Airport
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 18 hours ago
Kennedy International Airport in New York.” The TSA did not say where Hoggan has been reassigned. Also in November, the Government Accountability Office found the TSA failed to adequately train its workers on how to use full-body scanners, and... Read more
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Daily Mail
The latest version of the Gripen fighter jet has been unveiled by Saabof Defense officials call the 'brains' of plane, also known as the Autonomic Lo
The latest version of the Gripen fighter jet has been unveiled by Saab
Daily Mail / Posted 19 hours ago
of Defense officials call the 'brains' of plane, also known as the Autonomic Logistics Information System (ALIS). A Government Accountability Office report says a failure 'could take the entire fleet offline' because there is no backup... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
VA Secretary Bob McDonald: Veteran wait times not what really matterswait lists outside the system, and 40 veterans died awaiting care. The target
VA Secretary Bob McDonald: Veteran wait times not what really matters
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 20 hours ago
wait lists outside the system, and 40 veterans died awaiting care. The target has since been relaxed to 30 days. But the Government Accountability Office released a report last month concluding that VA schedulers still are manipulating wait times... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
VA Secretary Bob McDonald: Veteran wait times not what really matterswait lists outside the system, and 40 veterans died awaiting care. The target
VA Secretary Bob McDonald: Veteran wait times not what really matters
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 20 hours ago
wait lists outside the system, and 40 veterans died awaiting care. The target has since been relaxed to 30 days. But the Government Accountability Office released a report last month concluding that VA schedulers still are manipulating wait times... Read more
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The Washington Times
RICHARD BERMAN: Democratic doublespeak on minimum wagedropped by 10 percent. The story of fellow territory American Samoa is even mo
RICHARD BERMAN: Democratic doublespeak on minimum wage
The Washington Times / Posted 20 hours ago
dropped by 10 percent. The story of fellow territory American Samoa is even more instructive. According to a report by the Government Accountability Office, the last round of federal minimum wage increases significantly damaged the island’s tuna... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Navy's tougher littoral ship would still be vulnerable, GAO saysin survivability" because it "will still be based on a hybrid of commercial and
Navy's tougher littoral ship would still be vulnerable, GAO says
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 20 hours ago
in survivability" because it "will still be based on a hybrid of commercial and Navy shipbuilding specifications," the Government Accountability Office said in a draft report obtained by Bloomberg News. In the report labeled "For Official Use... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
VA Secretary Bob McDonald: Veteran wait times not what really matterswait lists outside the system, and 40 veterans died awaiting care. The target
VA Secretary Bob McDonald: Veteran wait times not what really matters
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 20 hours ago
wait lists outside the system, and 40 veterans died awaiting care. The target has since been relaxed to 30 days. But the Government Accountability Office released a report last month concluding that VA schedulers still are manipulating wait times... Read more
145 related stories
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WTSP-TV Tampa
VA Secretary Bob McDonald: Veteran wait times not what really matterswait lists outside the system, and 40 veterans died awaiting care. The target
VA Secretary Bob McDonald: Veteran wait times not what really matters
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 20 hours ago
wait lists outside the system, and 40 veterans died awaiting care. The target has since been relaxed to 30 days. But the Government Accountability Office released a report last month concluding that VA schedulers still are manipulating wait times... Read more
145 related stories
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
VA Secretary Bob McDonald: Veteran wait times not what really matterswait lists outside the system, and 40 veterans died awaiting care. The target
VA Secretary Bob McDonald: Veteran wait times not what really matters
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 20 hours ago
wait lists outside the system, and 40 veterans died awaiting care. The target has since been relaxed to 30 days. But the Government Accountability Office released a report last month concluding that VA schedulers still are manipulating wait times... Read more
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11 News Houston
VA Secretary Bob McDonald: Veteran wait times not what really matterswait lists outside the system, and 40 veterans died awaiting care. The target
VA Secretary Bob McDonald: Veteran wait times not what really matters
11 News Houston / Posted 20 hours ago
wait lists outside the system, and 40 veterans died awaiting care. The target has since been relaxed to 30 days. But the Government Accountability Office released a report last month concluding that VA schedulers still are manipulating wait times... Read more
145 related stories
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WLTX-TV Columbia
VA Secretary Bob McDonald: Veteran wait times not what really matterswait lists outside the system, and 40 veterans died awaiting care. The target
VA Secretary Bob McDonald: Veteran wait times not what really matters
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 20 hours ago
wait lists outside the system, and 40 veterans died awaiting care. The target has since been relaxed to 30 days. But the Government Accountability Office released a report last month concluding that VA schedulers still are manipulating wait times... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
VA Secretary Bob McDonald: Veteran wait times not what really matterswait lists outside the system, and 40 veterans died awaiting care. The target
VA Secretary Bob McDonald: Veteran wait times not what really matters
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 20 hours ago
wait lists outside the system, and 40 veterans died awaiting care. The target has since been relaxed to 30 days. But the Government Accountability Office released a report last month concluding that VA schedulers still are manipulating wait times... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
VA Secretary Bob McDonald: Veteran wait times not what really matterswait lists outside the system, and 40 veterans died awaiting care. The target
VA Secretary Bob McDonald: Veteran wait times not what really matters
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 20 hours ago
wait lists outside the system, and 40 veterans died awaiting care. The target has since been relaxed to 30 days. But the Government Accountability Office released a report last month concluding that VA schedulers still are manipulating wait times... Read more
145 related stories
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
VA Secretary Bob McDonald: Veteran wait times not what really matterswait lists outside the system, and 40 veterans died awaiting care. The target
VA Secretary Bob McDonald: Veteran wait times not what really matters
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 20 hours ago
wait lists outside the system, and 40 veterans died awaiting care. The target has since been relaxed to 30 days. But the Government Accountability Office released a report last month concluding that VA schedulers still are manipulating wait times... Read more
145 related stories
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KTHV Little Rock
VA Secretary Bob McDonald: Veteran wait times not what really matterswait lists outside the system, and 40 veterans died awaiting care. The target
VA Secretary Bob McDonald: Veteran wait times not what really matters
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 20 hours ago
wait lists outside the system, and 40 veterans died awaiting care. The target has since been relaxed to 30 days. But the Government Accountability Office released a report last month concluding that VA schedulers still are manipulating wait times... Read more
145 related stories
20h
NorthWest Cable News
VA Secretary Bob McDonald: Veteran wait times not what really matterswait lists outside the system, and 40 veterans died awaiting care. The target
VA Secretary Bob McDonald: Veteran wait times not what really matters
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 20 hours ago
wait lists outside the system, and 40 veterans died awaiting care. The target has since been relaxed to 30 days. But the Government Accountability Office released a report last month concluding that VA schedulers still are manipulating wait times... Read more
145 related stories
20h
KGW Channel 8 Portland
VA Secretary Bob McDonald: Veteran wait times not what really matterswait lists outside the system, and 40 veterans died awaiting care. The target
VA Secretary Bob McDonald: Veteran wait times not what really matters
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 20 hours ago
wait lists outside the system, and 40 veterans died awaiting care. The target has since been relaxed to 30 days. But the Government Accountability Office released a report last month concluding that VA schedulers still are manipulating wait times... Read more
145 related stories
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First Coast News
VA Secretary Bob McDonald: Veteran wait times not what really matterswait lists outside the system, and 40 veterans died awaiting care. The target
VA Secretary Bob McDonald: Veteran wait times not what really matters
First Coast News / Posted 20 hours ago
wait lists outside the system, and 40 veterans died awaiting care. The target has since been relaxed to 30 days. But the Government Accountability Office released a report last month concluding that VA schedulers still are manipulating wait times... Read more
145 related stories
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KENS 5 San Antonio
VA Secretary Bob McDonald: Veteran wait times not what really matterswait lists outside the system, and 40 veterans died awaiting care. The target
VA Secretary Bob McDonald: Veteran wait times not what really matters
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 20 hours ago
wait lists outside the system, and 40 veterans died awaiting care. The target has since been relaxed to 30 days. But the Government Accountability Office released a report last month concluding that VA schedulers still are manipulating wait times... Read more
145 related stories
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KTVB Boise
VA Secretary Bob McDonald: Veteran wait times not what really matterswait lists outside the system, and 40 veterans died awaiting care. The target
VA Secretary Bob McDonald: Veteran wait times not what really matters
KTVB Boise / Posted 20 hours ago
wait lists outside the system, and 40 veterans died awaiting care. The target has since been relaxed to 30 days. But the Government Accountability Office released a report last month concluding that VA schedulers still are manipulating wait times... Read more
145 related stories
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5KSDK St. Louis
VA Secretary Bob McDonald: Veteran wait times not what really matterswait lists outside the system, and 40 veterans died awaiting care. The target
VA Secretary Bob McDonald: Veteran wait times not what really matters
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 20 hours ago
wait lists outside the system, and 40 veterans died awaiting care. The target has since been relaxed to 30 days. But the Government Accountability Office released a report last month concluding that VA schedulers still are manipulating wait times... Read more
145 related stories
21h
WGRZ-TV Buffalo
VA Secretary Bob McDonald: Veteran wait times not what really matterswait lists outside the system, and 40 veterans died awaiting care. The target
VA Secretary Bob McDonald: Veteran wait times not what really matters
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 21 hours ago
wait lists outside the system, and 40 veterans died awaiting care. The target has since been relaxed to 30 days. But the Government Accountability Office released a report last month concluding that VA schedulers still are manipulating wait times... Read more
145 related stories
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KVUE-TV Austin
VA Secretary Bob McDonald: Veteran wait times not what really matterswait lists outside the system, and 40 veterans died awaiting care. The target
VA Secretary Bob McDonald: Veteran wait times not what really matters
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 21 hours ago
wait lists outside the system, and 40 veterans died awaiting care. The target has since been relaxed to 30 days. But the Government Accountability Office released a report last month concluding that VA schedulers still are manipulating wait times... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
VA Secretary Bob McDonald: Veteran wait times not what really matterswait lists outside the system, and 40 veterans died awaiting care. The target
VA Secretary Bob McDonald: Veteran wait times not what really matters
The Kitsap Sun / Posted yesterday
wait lists outside the system, and 40 veterans died awaiting care. The target has since been relaxed to 30 days. But the Government Accountability Office released a report last month concluding that VA schedulers still are manipulating wait times... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
VA Secretary Bob McDonald: Veteran wait times not what really matterswait lists outside the system, and 40 veterans died awaiting care. The target
VA Secretary Bob McDonald: Veteran wait times not what really matters
The Record Searchlight / Posted yesterday
wait lists outside the system, and 40 veterans died awaiting care. The target has since been relaxed to 30 days. But the Government Accountability Office released a report last month concluding that VA schedulers still are manipulating wait times... Read more
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