Congress Finally Compromises to Ease Veteran Healthcare Wait Times

Congess compromise may help VA get better health care
There’s some good news out of Congress for Veterans and their health care needs. Tension was resolved over the weekend with a compromise reached between VA leaders, Bernie Sanders and Jeff Miller,on a bill to aid veterans faced with long hospital waiting lists.

It’s a timely step towards the resolution of what has been an ongoing scandal for the VA in recent months. Reuters reported allegations from doctors in Phoenix who “alleged that some 40 veterans died as their names languished on secret waiting lists while officials misrepresented wait-time data to meet targets for bonus compensation.”

The bill will grant around $17 billion towards services for frustrated veter


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