The Department of Veterans Affairs’ job was to care for veterans. The ex-secretary of the VA, Eric Shinseki, had been in control of this organization for some six years. During this time, 40 veterans died because they were denied treatment – treatment clearly they were entitled to receive from mandated providers.
Secret lists were maintained on veterans waiting to be seen by doctors. These lists covered up wait times that were exceeded. The reason these lists were used was so that tracking of wait times could be deliberately covered up.
What is more shocking is that more than $17 million were paid to doctors and admin ... continue reading »