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VA Audit: 57,000-Plus Vets Awaiting Initial Appointments

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  • June 10 2014, 6:09am EDT

Already under fire for secret waiting lists and shoddy care, the Department of Veterans Affairs June 9 released the results of a system-wide audit of the VA’s scheduling and access management practices, which finds that more than 57,000 patients are awaiting initial appointments at VA hospitals and clinics around the country.

According to the VA audit, there are roughly 57,436 veterans nationwide who are waiting to be scheduled for care and another 63,869 who over the past 10 years have enrolled in the VA healthcare system and have not been seen for an appointment.

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