Ever-Growing Waits for Veterans’ Care

The New York Times–Editorial Board: It was shocking last year when hospitals operated by the Department of Veterans Affairs were caught falsifying data to hide the long delays endured by patients needing medical care.  What’s even more shocking is that despite strenuous efforts to improve the system, more veterans are facing long waits than before. As The Times’s Richard Oppel Jr. has reported, the number of veterans on waiting lists of one month or more is now 50 percent higher than at the height of last year’s crisis. Read article here: http://www.nytimes.com/2015/07/08/opinion/ever-growing-waits-for-veterans-care.html?_r=1