#ThanksObama: Over 57,000 New Patients Awaiting Appointments at VA Hospitals, Clinics

Posted by on Jun 09, 2014 at 12:22 pm

No wonder Obama is reduced to pathetic political stunts like allegedly helping reduce student loan debts.

This is really bad:

The Veterans Affairs Department says more than 57,000 patients are still waiting for initial medical appointments at VA hospitals and clinics 90 days or more after requesting them. An additional 64,000 who enrolled in the VA health care system over the past 10 years have never had appointments.

The department says an audit of 731 VA hospitals and large outpatient clinics found that the agency’s complicated appointment process created confusion among scheduling clerks and supervisors. The audit says a 14-day goal for seeing first-time patients was unattainable given the growing demand among veterans for health care and poor planning. The VA has since abandoned that goal.

Maybe Obama needs to free some more Club Gitmo terrorists to distract the public.

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