Justice Department undercuts VA explanations on not firing executives

Stars & Stripes, by Travis J. Tritten:  The VA says it has held off for months on firing top management linked to a nationwide health care scandal because of ongoing criminal probes by the Department of Justice.

But the DOJ this week told House investigators it takes no position on the VA firing disgraced Phoenix hospital director Sharon Helman and others who were in charge while hundreds of veteran hospitals and clinics manipulated patient data.  To read entire article, click here:  http://www.stripes.com/news/justice-department-undercuts-va-explanations-on-not-firing-executives-1.312343