An aide at Bedford VA played video games, while a veteran died. The veteran required hourly checks, that didn't happen. While the aide played video games, our brother died. His family trusted the VA to ensure their precious veteran was well cared for, the VA failed.We deserve better, we earned … [Read more...] about Bedford Veteran dies while VA aide plays video games
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Here we go again, and if history teaches us anything it's that this will not be an isolated incident. I remember back in 1991/1992 I was suicidal and spent some time at the VA hospital after getting out I had a referral to their program. So I waited for the call and waited and waited, I called and checked and waited and waited and then I became suicidal again so I called to ask … [Read more...] about Remember how VA fixed the wait list scandal? Not so much at VA Nebraska-Western Iowa.
Replaces Current ‘30-day/40-mile’ System With Patient/Provider-centric Decision-making WASHINGTON — Today, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced that it has presented the House and Senate Veterans Affairs Committees with the administration’s draft proposal of the Veterans Coordinated Access & Rewarding Experiences (CARE) Act, designed to improve Veterans’ … [Read more...] about VA Announces Veterans Coordinated Access & Rewarding Experiences (‘CARE’) Act
VA pays late, jeopardizing veterans health and credit. The VA "CHOICE' program, if the choice is more VA BS, then this is the program for you. If it's working for you congratulations, now they should make it work for everyone. Or, here's a novel idea, fix the problems that precipitated the creation of CHOICE. Read the full story at The Washington … [Read more...] about Late Veterans Affairs payments jeopardize veterans’ care – Virginia Lawmakers sound the alarm
"I don't know about you, but I have heard a lot of stories from veterans being cutoff their pain medication with little if any concern for their safety cutoff cold turkey with no warning from their doctors. Keep in min that it is the VA, that got the veterans hooked in the first place. Purdue Pharma gave $$$ to VA pain management team and turned them into the Purdue … [Read more...] about VA Plays Big Part in Opioid Crisis and It’s Killing Veterans.
So here we are again talking about a Dr who harmed veterans repeatedly before anything was done. VA did not report him national database that tracks problem doctors. They did let him retire, quietly ignoring the problems allowing him to move onto a private practice, then they failed for years to disclose to state regulators and patients who were harmed by … [Read more...] about Can we trust the VA? At the Togus VA Medical experts from the VA blamed one botched surgery after another on a lone podiatrist.