Friday, May 30, 2014

Hagel Appoints Subordinates To Review VA Waiting Time Issues

By Coleen Elkins

As America waits more is being revealed about things gone wrong in the medical treatment of those that "gave their all" for us. Congress is holding hearings. The Inspector Generals office has released their findings.

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has asked for an investigation with a deadline of August 29th to receive the report. "The Department must continue to provide the best available health care to our Service men and women, and their families, who have sacrificed so much on behalf of this Nation. They deserve nothing short of our highest level of effort," Hagel said in a May 28 memo outlining the review.
"Accordingly, I fully expect the Review to lead to Department standards that exceed the national averages in access to, safety, and quality of healthcare," he said.

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