One year after VA scandal, the number of veterans waiting for care is up 50 percent- Mind Numbing!

            “I will not tolerate it”

001a1One year after an explosive Veterans Affairs scandal sparked national outrage, the number of veterans on wait lists to be treated for everything from Hepatitis C to post-traumatic stress is 50 percent higher than at the same time last year, according to VA data. VA’s leadership attributed the growing wait times to soaring demand from veterans for medical services, brought on by the opening of new centers and a combination of aging Vietnam veterans seeking care, the return of younger veterans from Iraq and Afghanistan.

One year after VA scandal the number of veterans waiting for care is up 50 percent