The Office of the Inspector General at the Department of Veterans Affairs said in a new report today that there was no proof that delays in care at the VA facility in Phoenix led to the death of as many as 40 veterans. But the report did find other systemwide problems that the department said it will fix.
Read original article – Published August 26, 2014 4:25 PM ET
Report Finds No Proof That Delays In Care Caused Veterans’ Deaths
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